Teddy Bear

Teddy Bear (Zuchon)

The popular "Teddy Bear" breed is also referred to as "Zuchon" because it is a mix of the Shih Tzu and the Bichon Frise, and in some cases, the Poodle as well.

Zuchons are friendly and well-mannered. They can be trained easily and adapt well with children. Their versatility makes them a popular choice for apartment dwellers and seniors.

Average Height

9-12 inches

Average Weight

5-15 lbs


The Zuchon does not shed, making them a hypoallergenic breed, suitable for people with allergies.


This breed is often referred to as "teddy bear" because of its signature soft and fluffy coat. Their coat needs to be brushed regularly, especially if kept long and needs to be trimmed every few months.

Energy Level

The Zuchon is intuitive and good at matching your energy level, making it a great walk companion. This breed enjoys moderate exercise each day, like a game of tug-a-war or fetch.