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Crested Tzu

Crested Tzu

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Crested Tzu Build Information

The Crested Tzu is a small hybrid mix dog that comes from the crossing of the Chinese Crested with the Shih Tzu. They are found in a few colors including black, brown, and white sometimes inheriting the hairless and powderpuff qualities of the Chinese Crested or silk fine hair covering the entire body.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Chinese Tzus are known to be loving and affectionate dogs, being cheerful and eager to please their owners. They are good with children, especially with early socialization. Training isn't difficult, but they may be stubborn at times so consistency and rewards are the most effective. Moderate levels of exercise are best for these small dogs.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Light Brown, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Crested Tzu Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Meet this cute Chinese Crested and Shih Tzu mixed dog breed!

Training:Moderately easy to train
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes