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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Shinese Build Information

The Shinese is a small mixed dog breed resulting from a mix of the Shih Tzu and the Pekingese. They stand 10-13 inches in height and weigh anywhere from 10 to 16 pounds. The Shinese have large dark eyes, a short muzzle and long silky hair that needs to be combed daily and tends to shed. They come in a variety of colors including gold, black, white, and light and dark brown.

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

Behaviour and Personality

The Shinese is fun-loving, playful and energetic, they can also be stubborn, and fiercely protective of their families. They're good with kids as long as they understand they are small and can't take rough handling. Shinese are more active than many small breeds so they need daily exercise and prefer to walk alone rather than be carried.

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


Colors:Black, Chocolate, Red, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Shinese 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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