Country of Origin: United States The Zuchon or Shichon is a hybrid mix of a Shih-tzu and a Bichon Frise.
Weight: 10-12 pounds
Coat: The Zuchon coat is wavy, normally curlier than the Shih-tzu but not as curly as the Bichon Frise. The coat is non- shedding.
Character: The Zuchon is very loving and playful and they get along with other pets.
Temperament: Zuchons are a little louder than the Shih-tzu. They are more active and athletic. They seem to take the best from both breeds. They are not considered 'yappers'.
Care: Zuchons will require regular grooming.
Training: This breed is fairly easy to train. They like to please their owner so they get rewarded.
Activity: Zuchons do not require a lot of exercise. They get sufficient exercise just by playing with their owners. They enjoy walks and/or backyard play.