Hybrid Breed

Beagle + Shih Tzu


Beagle and Shih Tzu mix - a hybrid breed.

The mixed breed Beagle and Shih Tzu is a very popular crossbreed that has unique characteristics. They are lively and love to participate in activities or play. They have short, shiny fur and a long-haired body with soft, dense hair fur. This mix makes them a very attractive option for many people. Although they are independent and have energy, they are adaptive and loyal. They are also very playful and enjoy being around their owner. This is a very agile breed and is good with children and other pets. If you are looking for an intelligent, energetic, but calm breed, this cross could be the one for you.

Alternate Name -
Origin UK - Tibet
Life expectancy 10 - 16 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level average - low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Bea-Tzu - Such is probably his nature.

Shih Tzu-Beagle mixes are one of the most popular hybrid dog breeds. These charming mixes perfectly embody the personal traits of both parent breeds and are suitable for people of all ages.

Unlike purebred dogs, Shih Tzu-Beagle mixes never meet all breed standard appearance requirements. However, in terms of personality and character, characteristic traits of the parents may be apparent. These dogs are generally kind and playful, but although they have sharp minds, they also tend to be stubborn.

The Beagle is a friendly, but curious dog. They are playful, energetic and lovable, but can be a little feisty at times. Their hunting instincts are strong and they love to explore. The Shih Tzu is a laid back and loyal dog. They are very affectionate and like to be the center of attention. They are good natured and peaceful and want a lot of attention from their owners.

Bringing these two parent breeds together means that their offspring will inherit goals and a sense of adventure from their Beagle, and have endless love and loyalty from their Shih Tzu. These dogs are outgoing, friendly and playful. They are more intelligent than most other mixed breeds and can be easily trained if properly socialized as puppies.

Bea-Tzu are a great choice for families who enjoy spending time with their dog. They are eager and lovable and love to be entertained and kept busy. These dogs are reliable, obedient and happy. However, without proper care and training, they can become stubborn and disobedient. Therefore, it is important to set boundaries for them from the beginning and remain consistent.

What diseases can occur in Beagle and Shih Tzu mix.

Bea-Tzu are a popular dog breed, appreciated mainly for their balanced and playful character. However, as with all dogs, there is a risk that they can develop certain diseases. It is important to know what ailments are typical of these dogs in order to take appropriate precautions to protect your pet's health.

The most commonly observed diseases in Beagle Shih Tzu mixes are atopy and allergies. Atopy is an allergic reaction to pollen, mold and/or dust mites, usually characterized by sneezing, tearing and itching, as well as hair loss and skin rashes. Since Beagles are often prone to allergies, owners* of a mix should be especially careful to avoid contact with potential allergens.

Eye disease is also common in Beagle Shih Tzu mixes. Glaucoma can be caused by abnormalities in aqueous humor production or blockage of the outflow tract. In either case, it can lead to irreparable damage to the optic nerve. Other eye diseases also commonly seen in these dogs include cataracts and entropion, a condition caused by drooping of the outer eyelids.

Beagle Shih Tzu mixes may also suffer from patellar luxation, a condition caused by a weak and unstable kneecap in the knee joint. This can lead to joint swelling and pain. Another problem to look out for when buying a Beagle Shih Tzu mix is heart disease, which can be caused by poor heart function.

Although most Bea-Tzu have a long and happy life, they can suffer from the above mentioned diseases. Therefore, it is important for owners* to schedule regular vet visits for their dog to detect and treat any potential problems early.

A Beagle and Shih Tzu mixed breed has a very soft coat that looks similar to a wild color, with a lighter shade in coloring. It is usually a golden brown and black coat. Some dogs may even have more brown markings than black. The body of the dog is covered with a soft and downy coat that grows quickly. On the paws, it often has longer fur. There are also some Beagle and Shih Tzu mixes that have white tips around the eyes or muzzle, which makes them even cuter. The lower body of the dog is usually white, but the back is usually black.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Bea-Tzu is a mixed breed dog that comes from the popular Beagle and Shih Tzu breeds. They have medium sized heads, long, fluffy ears and very sweet, loyal eyes. Their fur is predominantly soft and comes in a variety of color shades, including brown, black, white and blonde. They are medium-sized, sturdy and have strong bones. A Beagle-Shih Tzu usually weighs 4 to 8 kg and is 25 to 30 cm tall.

Fur length short - medium
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail lang - rolled up
Anatomy massive, strong, square, rugged
Size ♀ 20 - 38 cm
Weight ♀ 4 - 10 kg
Size ♂ 20 - 41 cm
Weight ♂ 4 - 11 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • Eye infections

    Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.

  • Breathing problems

    Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.

  • Patellar luxation

    Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.

  • Knee injuries

    Some breeds, unfortunately, especially suffer from knee injuries of various kinds.

  • The Beagle and Shih Tzu mix reaches an average size of 20-30 cm and 3 to 14 kilograms.

  • A Beagle and Shih Tzu mix needs regular exercise and playtime. He is adaptable and can live well both in an apartment and in the country.

  • Beagle and Shih Tzu mix dogs are intelligent, playful and nice dogs. They are very loyal to their owners and not aggressive at all.

  • Yes, a Beagle and Shih Tzu mix is an easy dog to train. However, you must have the necessary patience and consistency to ensure that the dog learns what you want to teach him.

  • A Beagle and Shih Tzu mix can be prone to vision and heart problems, enlarged lymph nodes and allergies. Therefore, regular routine examinations should be done to detect possible problems as early as possible.

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