This fun-loving, affectionate little cross makes a good first time dog, which is why it has become so popular in recent times.
Someone looking for a relatively easy and affectionate family pet or companion for an elderly person.
Anyone who doesn't like barkers. The Shihpoo can be rather vocal.
Small enough to carry when necessary.
Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.
Professional help needed. Curly, keeps growing and needs cutting.
Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok
HOW IT WORKS
The first step in responsible dog ownership
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Match with a breeder
Upon completing your introduction call a breeder will review your application. If successful you’ll be able to arrange a meeting and be accepted onto their waiting list. A Tailwise fee of £95 (excl. VAT) will be due at the point you pay a deposit.