The Shiranian is a mixed breed dog, a cross between the Shih Tzu and Pomeranian breeds. Small, lovable and loyal, these puppies inherit some of the best qualities of their two parents.Shiranian are also called Pomshi, Shih-Pom, Shih-A-Pom and Pom-Tzu. Despite their unfortunate status as a designer breed, you can find these mixed puppies in shelters and rescues, so adopt. Shiranians make excellent companion animals for almost anyone, but a retired senior citizen would most likely be an ideal match. These dogs adore humans who cuddle and care for them. They are quite versatile and can thrive in almost any environment – family home, flat or small cottage.Single person or large family, just make sure your Shiranian gets plenty of love and attention. He should never be kept outdoors and will need regular vet check-ups, dental cleanings and grooming sessions. Frequent toilet breaks also help with their small bladders.


Shiranians are mixed breed dogs. The main colours of Shiranians are brown, black, sable, brindle, red and white. Sometimes their coat is solid, although they often have a mixture of the patterns and colours of their parents, they usually have a long coat, and are generally considered a good choice for allergy sufferers. As the Shiranian is a small dog, it can be easily injured by over-excited children. Most Shiranians are described as friendly and playful. They are the size of a normal lap dog, and their moderate energy level means that they probably enjoy a good nap as much as a play session.Shiranians are prone to weight gain. These puppies need a few short walks a day and plenty of bathroom breaks. Their teeth should also be brushed daily, as small breeds are prone to dental problems.


The Shiranian dog breed may have existed naturally throughout the years, but designer breeders began intentionally mixing Shih Tzus and Pomeranians in the late 1990s, probably in North America. pure blood. They continued to create Shiranians as the demand for mixed breed puppies increased. Although the Shiranian mixed breed started out as a designer breed, some ended up in shelters or in the care of rescue groups. Consider adoption if you decide this is the breed for you. Check your local shelters, look for Shiranian rescues, or check with breed-specific Shih Tzu and Pomeranian rescues as they sometimes help relocate mixed breeds. American Canine Hybrid Club Designer Dogs Kennel Club International Designer Dog Registry Designer Breed Registry American Dog Registry Inc.

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Dog Breed Group: Mixed Breed Dogs
Height: 7 to 12 inches
Weight: 4 to 16 pounds
Life Span: 12 to 16 years

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