The Teddy Bear is a hybrid breed resulted from the cross of Schnauze and Poodle. Most commonly, its parents are The Shih Tzus breed and the Bichon Frise breed. Teddy Bear is a small-sized breed which reach a maximum height of 12 inches and a weight of 5-6 kg. It has fluffy coat, round face with big eyes, small and flat nose, long and droopy ears and a puffy short tail. It has white, brown, black, gray or yellow coat. Its fluffy body make it look like a bear and the coat is colored differently, according to its parents. It has a lifespan of 15 years and it needs to be attentively cared to be healthy.
It is very affectionate with its family and loves equally all the members. It is also loyal and sociable with people and pets and is eager to please its owner as it loves human companionship.
Teddy Bear is appropriate for families with children due to its sweet features and character. Generally, it is sporty, playful and very smart. It is less vocal than other small breed dogs and bark only when it notices strangers, without making too much noise.
Early socialization, training and environment have a great impact on its own behavior. It needs a gentle and patient trainer as it is sensitive to the tone of voice and tends to become stubborn.
Due to its small size and sweet nature, it can be perfect whether you live in an apartment or a large house.
It does not shed and is also appropriate for allergy sufferers. Its coat needs to be brushed, washed and trimmed periodically.
It needs regular exercise to be in shape, daily walks or play sessions indoors or outdoors.
Offer your pup quality food to keep it healthy and to ensure its nutritional needs.
It has a small stature that predisposes it to certain health problems such as trachea issues and dental diseases. Use only quality food and make regular checks of its teeth. Use a harness instead of a classic collar during walks to avoid the pressure on the trachea. Pay attention to extreme heat, as it is sensitive to hot weather.
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