Shihpoos are a highly intelligent, loyal and affectionate breed. They have a sociable temperament which make them an excellent choice for the first time dog owner. Dependent on the size of Poodle used for the cross will impact on the maximum size of adult dog.
They have low shedding coats which are excellent for owners who have allergies. However their coats do require a large amount of grooming. They will need regular brushing and trips to the grooming salon.
Shih Poos are easy to train and do make wonderful companions and household pets. They accept other animals and are good around children of all ages.
They don’t need a large amount of exercise and are happy pottering around in a small outdoor space, they also adapt very well to apartment living.