Breed Info


Playful. Eager to Please. Loving.

The temperament of our Teacup Shihpoo pups is a delightful blend of qualities, making them the ideal companions across households of different sizes and shapes. Their friendly and playful nature will ensure that there is no dull moment whenever you have them around you. These little bundles of joy are always ready for fun, whether it is a simple game of fetch in the backyard or a snuggle session on the couch.


Their friendly nature helps them get along with your children, pets, and also strangers, making them the best choice for families in search of a furry addition to their home. They can form close bonds with their human companions and thrive being a part of the family who follows you from one room to the other, always wanting to be at your side.


Their eagerness to please and quiet nature can make them the best indoor companions who stay content curling up at your feet on your lap while you are working or relaxing. Their loyalty has no bounds as they will shower you with their affectionate gestures.


Cute & Teddy Bear-Like

The appearance of our Teacup Shihpoo puppies is more than adorable. Their build represents charm and cuddliness. Their huggable and cute physique is coupled with their round eyes that sparkle with affection and mischief, making them irresistible. Irrespective of their smaller size, they have a presence commanding attention and melting hearts wherever they go.


One of the unique features of our Teacup Shihpoo puppies is their curly coat, which ranges from short to long, adding to their fluffy appeal. Their coats come in various colors, including gray, brown, white, and black, each of which accentuates their playful nature and endearing confidence.


These petite little pups are ideally sized for companionship and cuddling. They average 8 to 10 pounds and stand 8 to 13 inches in height. Their compact structure makes them perfect for indoor living.


Medium Activity

Our Teacup Shihpoo puppies are lively companions who thrive on moderate exercise that keeps their minds and bodies healthy. A mix of short to medium-paced walks combined with playful romps both outdoors and indoors will allow them to burn off energy while exploring their sound surroundings.


These pups often reveled in interactive play sessions with their favorite people and toys, enthusiastically engaging in games of fetch or tug-of-war. Along with the physical exercises, our Teacup Shihpoos would benefit from mentally stimulating activities like puzzle toys and agility games.


We would recommend offering them around 40 minutes of daily activity that includes a combination of playtime and walks. It results in about 8 miles of walking each week to ensure they get the mental stimulation and exercise they require to thrive and stay as happy companions in your home.

Tracing Back To The Evolution of Teacup Shihpoo Puppy

The Shih Poo is a new hybrid that is created from the Poodle and the Shih Tzu.

● The History of the Shih Tzu

The Teacup Shih poo puppy inherits their lineage from two esteemed breeds, including the Shih Tzu boasting a rich history that dates back to ancient times. The Shih Tzu was much favored by the Chinese royals and is traced back to the Tang dynasty of 618 to 907, having originated in China. Luckily, it was revived and eventually identified through the American Kennel Club in 1938, solidifying its status as the adorable breed.

● The History of the Poodle

The other half of the Teacup Shihpoo's heritage comes from the Poodle, a breed with a fascinating history spanning back to Roman and Egyptian times. The Poodle's versatility has been evident throughout history, with various sizes utilized for purposes ranging from duck hunting to truffle sniffing. The Poodle held the title of the most popular breed in America from the 1950s to the 1990s, cementing its place in the hearts of dog lovers across the country.

Caring Tips For Teacup Shihpoo Puppy

Keeping up with the grooming and training needs of your Teacup Shihpoo puppy ensures they remain healthy, happy, and well-behaved companions for years to come.

● Grooming

Keeping your Teacup Shihpoo puppy looking and feeling their best requires regular grooming maintenance. Brushing their coat daily helps prevent mats and tangles, ensuring their fur remains smooth and healthy. Be vigilant for any mats that may develop, especially in areas prone to tangling, such as behind the ears and under the legs. Regular visits to a professional groomer every 3-4 months are recommended to keep their coat trimmed and tidy.

● Training

Training a Teacup Shihpoo puppy can be a rewarding yet challenging endeavor. Starting early and maintaining consistency and structure are key to successful training program. Despite their occasional stubborn streak, Teacup Shihpoos are eager to please, making them receptive to positive reinforcement training methods. With patience, praise, and treats as incentives, your Shihpoo can be trained to follow commands and behave appropriately in various situations.

FAQs About Teacup Shihpoo Puppies

What Is The Average Lifespan Of A Teacup Shihpoo Puppy?

On average, Teacup Shihpoo puppies have a lifespan of 10 to 15 years. Providing proper care, including regular vet check-ups, a balanced diet, exercise, and plenty of love and attention, can contribute to a longer and healthier life for your furry companion.

Are Teacup Shihpoo Puppies Easy To Train?

Teacup Shihpoo puppies are generally eager to please and intelligent, making them receptive to training. With patience, consistency, and positive reinforcement techniques, such as treats and praise, they can be trained effectively. However, like any breed, they may exhibit occasional stubbornness, so starting training early and maintaining a structured approach is essential for success.

Are Teacup Shihpoo Puppies Good With Family, Children, And Other Pets?

Teacup Shihpoos are known for their friendly and sociable nature, making them excellent companions for families, including children and other pets. They thrive on attention and love to be part of the family unit, enjoying playtime and cuddles with their human and animal companions alike.

From Where Can I Get A Cute Teacup Shihpoo Puppy?

At Up And Away Pups, we specialize in breeding Teacup Shihpoo puppies. You can check out the puppies on our platform, and we offer proper care for their health and well-being.

Are Teacup Shihpoo Puppies Hypoallergenic?

While no dog breed is entirely hypoallergenic, Teacup Shihpoos tend to produce fewer allergens than some other breeds because they have hair instead of fur. However, individual allergic reactions can vary, so spending time with a Teacup Shihpoo puppy before bringing them home can help determine if they are compatible with allergy sufferers.