Zuchon

Zuchon

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Group:Working
Life Span:10-12 Years

Zuchon Build Information

The Zuchon is a small designer dog created from the mixture of the Bichon Frise with the Shih Tzu. Standing roughly 11 inches in height, the Zuchon is known for its soft, smooth, and silky coat that are hypoallergenic and come in a variety of color combinations including black, gold, red, silver, cream, white, and apricot.

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

Behaviour and Personality

Zuchons are known for having well mannered, yet playful natures. They tend to be very social are great additions to families, being particularly fun playmates for children. Their small size makes them well suited for apartments and they prefer to stay close to their owner. Zuchons will engage in destructive behaviors if they aren't given proper attention and love. Training should be fairly easy. Moderate amounts of exercise and outdoor play opportunities are necessary to keep a Zuchon happy and healthy.

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

Appearance

Colors:Apricot, Black, Cream, Red, Silver, White
Shedding:Minimal
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Soft

Zuchon 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

Training:Moderately easy to train
Agile/Zippy:Yes