Feisty, sweet, and smart-it's really no wonder that the Shichi is such a popular designer dog breed. These charming dogs are the mixed offspring of a Shih Tzu and a Chihuahua, a combination that guarantees a lot of cuteness and a lot of spunk, all packed into a tiny body.


Shichis are more than just super-cute, photogenic little dogs; they also have a fantastic personality. You can expect your dog to be enthusiastic and playful, but also loyal, even on the possessive side.

These dogs have a shrill, high-pitched bark, and they are not afraid to use it to express their displeasure, especially to suspicious strangers. 

Even though your dog can be quite serious at times, he will also always be ready to play with a new toy or excitedly indulge in a new treat. These dogs are fearless, but you must be careful because even though they have a tough personality, they can easily get hurt while exercising or playing.

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