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Puppy Care

Hello!... At EVERGREEN THERAPUPS we breed Teddybears (shichons) and purebred shih Tzu's. We strive to make each and every pup the best fit pup for you, and we do our absolute best we can to guide you in the health and caretaking our your new addtion.

Puppy Checklist

  • Puppy Food, food & water dish... (high quality small breed puppy food) Your puppy’s first year is critical to his development. We use and recommend "DIAMOND small breed" puppy food

  • Kennel

  • Treats/toys

  • leash/collar

  • puppy cleaning & grooming supplies

  • puppy shampoo

  • soft puppy bed/pillow

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About Shih Tzu's: Bred solely to be companions and are one of the most popular dogs in the USA. They are as hypoallergenic as a dog can be with low shedding. Shih Tzus are affectionate, happy, outgoing house dogs who love nothing more than to follow their people. They make great family pets who get along with other animals and yes children, so long as kids know how to gently handle and play with a small pup. Fortunately for the shih tzu dog breed they are one of the friendliest there is!  weighing between 9 to 16 pounds, and standing between 8 and 11 inches, are surprisingly solid for dogs their size. With a life expectancy of 10 to 18 years! The coat comes in many colors and is worth the time you put into it. The Shih Tzu was bred to be a house companion. As such, they require minimal exercise. Short daily walks with their owner and indoor playtime will satisfy the activity needs of this small, companion. Because Shih Tzu's are such people dogs, training methods based on praise and rewards work best and are easy to train. be firm... If he nips or jumps up on you, ignore him until he settles down, then praise him. Treats work amazing for training.  a Shih Tzu's idea of fun is sitting in your lap looking sweet & adorable

About Shichons (Known as theTeddybear dog): This hybrid Shichon is a cross of a Shih Tzu and a Bichon Frise, its cute appearance makes them an adorable companion. they have a medium length coat with soft curly fur. You can expect to enjoy a good 10 to 16 years as their life expectancy. Full grown they are 9-16 lbs. and a height of 9 to 10.5 inches. Shichons are happy-go-lucky, playful dogs that love spending lots of time with their humans. they are known for how good they are with children, families, seniors, dogs & cats. Their intelligence is high, and the shedding is low, which also known as hypoallergenic making them great for those who suffer from allergies. Shichons are sweet as can be and make the perfect fit for a number of households as doting companions for seniors or eager to play pets for families and children. Because of their gentle nature they have they could be ideal for first-time pet owners. The exercise they require are little as well as any health issues being small. They rarely bark and are inside dogs.  Although they have plenty of playful energy, they prefer to do whatever you are doing and do not have stringent exercise requirements. The Shichon is a hybrid breed that has gained popularity over the last couple decades due to its companionable qualities and adorable "teddy bear" appearance. These dogs are loyal, loving, and companionable additions to any household.

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