Country of Origin
United States - The Shiranian is a cross between a Shih Tzu and a Pomeranian.
The Height is between 7-12 inches and Weight is between 4-16 pounds
Has a thick double coat that will grow very long. Will go thru stages from puppyhood to adulthood. It is mostly straight, but can have a slight curl in some dogs. Coat variations include solid and parti colors in black, red, orange, chocolate, sable, gold, brindle, and various colors of merle.
The Shiranian breed is intelligent, lovable, very affectionate and loyal, sociable, outgoing, cheerful, eager to learn, and energetic.
This breed gets along well with other dogs and enjoys children.
The coat should be brushed daily. Bathe as needed.
This breed is quite intelligent, which usually makes training easy, however persistence is the key and they may have a slight stubborn streak at times.
Short walks and frequent play sessions are enough to keep the Shiranian a happy dog.