Cava-Tzu:Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu Mix

Hybrid Breed

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel + Shih Tzu


Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu mix - a hybrid breed

Looking for a small, fun-loving dog that's easy to train? The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu mix could be the perfect breed for you! These pups are known for their friendly nature and love of people, which makes them great family dogs. They are also intelligent and eager to learn, so they usually pick up new tricks quickly.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Shih Tzu mix is a small, stocky dog with a short muzzle and a soft, silky coat. They typically weigh between 9 and 11 kg and have a shoulder height of 25 to 30 cm. They have dark, expressive eyes and long, floppy ears. The Cavalier-King Charles Spaniel-Shih Tzu mix is an affectionate and playful dog that is well suited for a life as a family pet.

Alternate Name Cavashih
Origin England - Tibet
Life expectancy 9 - 16 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu mix - Such is probably his nature.

Are you looking for a puppy that combines the best of both worlds? Then get to know the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu mix, also known as Cavashih. This hybrid dog is a mix of two of the most popular small dog breeds and is known for being intelligent, affectionate and cuddly.

This mixed breed is a great companion dog that does well in both families and one-man households. They are known to be very loyal and loving to their owners and make great lap dogs. Cavashihs are also relatively easy to train and often excel in obedience and agility tests.

In terms of health, the Cavashih is a fairly hardy breed. However, like all dogs, they are prone to certain health problems such as hip dysplasia, patellar luxation, and eye disease.

The Cavashih is a relatively new hybrid breed that has only been around since the early 2000s. For this reason, they are not yet recognized by any of the major breed associations.

What diseases can occur in Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu mix.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Shih Tzu mixes are known to be prone to a number of health problems. These include heart problems, eye problems, patellar luxation, and syringomyelia. While many of these conditions can be managed with proper care, they can be very costly. Therefore, it is important to be aware of these potential health issues before bringing a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Shih Tzu mix into your home.

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Shih Tzu mix has a medium length coat that can be either straight or slightly wavy. The most common colors for this breed are black, white and brown. However, there are also many mixed breeds that come in a variety of other colors, such as red, silver, and tan.

Fur length medium
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail fanned out - rolled up
Anatomy -
Size ♀ 20 - 33 cm
Weight ♀ 4 - 8 kg
Size ♂ 20 - 33 cm
Weight ♂ 4 - 8 kg
Suitable For Beginner, Children, Beginner, Seniors
  • Kidney disease

    Symptoms of kidney disease in dogs: increased urination (polyuria) increased water intake. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Loss of appetite

  • valvular insufficiency

    Heart valve diseases in dogs are among the most common heart diseases. Most often it is an acquired change in a heart valve.

  • Mitral Valve Diseas (MVD)

    Mitral valve disease in animals and dogs, respectively

  • Curly Coat Dry Eye

    Eye disease in dogs.

  • 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 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu mix is a small to medium sized dog that has the head and face of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the body of a Shih Tzu. They often have long floppy ears and a soft, silky coat that can be either smooth or wavy. They typically have a black nose and brown eyes, and their tail is usually long and curved.

  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu mixes usually weigh between 9 and 11 kg and have a shoulder height of 25 to 30 cm.

  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and Shih Tzu mixes are relatively low-maintenance dogs that only require occasional brushing and bathing. It is important to keep their ears clean and dry to prevent infection, and their nails should be trimmed regularly.

  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shih Tzu mixes are usually very loving and affectionate dogs. They are known to get along very well with children and also get along with other pets. They are usually relatively calm dogs and do not need a lot of exercise.

  • Overall, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and Shih Tzu mixes are relatively healthy dogs. However, they are prone to some health problems, such as ear infections, eye problems, and elbow and knee dysplasia.

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