Zuchon is a small dog, very friendly with people and with a cheerful nature. It is called the Teddy Bear, because it really looks like a cute little bear.


Zuchon is a breed that originated from the territory of United States. Mixing the breed Bichon Frise and Shih Tzu, appear this little dog.

Zuchon - history

The data suggest that race was built around 1990, which means that this is quite a young breed. Managed as a hybrid breeds.

The popularity rather quickly expanding, and many households in the US already have one of these dogs.



Zuchon by growth belongs to the little dogs. It has a cheerful and fluffy fur, which is why his main nickname is “Teddy”.

It has a double coat, the outer layer is slightly twisted. The coat is soft and silky. Because of this hair, this breed is considered to be hypo-allergenic.

Color varies widely and mostly depends on the color of parents. Most are white, but also appear the other. These are, for example, gold, silver, gray, brown, apricot color and black.

Has a very cute face, big round eyes with dark colors.

Breed weight is in the range of 8 lbs to 25 lbs.

Overall height is in the range of 9 to 12 inches.

Zuchon - appearance


Zuchon has the character that best matches the look. It has a joyful spirit and always is ready to play. Maximum is dedicated to its owner, or the whole family. He is not thrilled if is separated from the family and home for a long time. You might be surprised, but prefer to spend their time with people than with animals. With other pets get along well as with other dogs.

Zuchon - character 1

To make this really were the case, they need early socialization. They love playing with children, but it is desirable control of this game because of the dog size.

This is a very intelligent dog, quite independent. Easy to adapt and an excellent collaborator in dressage.

They will always bark when a stranger appears, so, can be characterized as a solid guard. It is a real alarm, but it will be difficult to defend you.

Zuchon - character


Zuchon is a very active dog, loves to play with balls, but do not require much space because of its size. Therefore, it is the ideal choice to live in an apartment.

But in addition, occasional walks are recommended. It will be enough to tire him, to spent the night safely and healthy. It will also love running on the lawn with other dogs, or resting in a grove of trees or beside the river. He can run, play or rest by you. Totally adapts to the situation and will not be a second separated from his master.

This is not a dog that can live in the yard or in an open space.

                            ZUCHON SEEN BY CHILDREN

Zuchon - adaptation


Zuchon generally healthy breed. Did not inherit a single health problem of race, of which it was made. But if the parents had some serious health problems, it is possible that he succeeds some. This requires a regular inspection by a veterinarian.

Zuchon - health (puppies)

Given the density and very high quality fur, requires daily brushing and removing dead hair.

However it is recommended professional grooming at least 3 to 4 times a year.

Bathing is not necessary because it causes dry skin.

Zuchon is a breed that has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.

Zuchon - health

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