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I have a male min pin and I have a female shih-tzu mixed with pekingese. They have been breeding and they hung together last night. Does anyone know where I could go to find out what their pups would look like?
Brandy from Bullitt County, Kentucky
I hope you have homes for all the puppies they will have or that you will keep them yourself. Otherwise there is a good chance they will end up in a shelter and will be euthanized.
I do rescue and there are many pure breeds in the shelters that are put down. What do you think would happen to these pups?
I know this is not what you were asking but you need to think before you let them breed again.
I agree with the previous post. Why are you letting these dogs have puppies? Who is going to give these puppies a home? Do you know how many dogs are languishing in shelters and pounds and have no homes?
Don't listen to these people. I have 2 shitzu/min pin mixes,from the same woman who was breeding them, and they are wonderful dogs. They can be very time consuming though, because they demand tons of attention. Just be very careful when you socialize your dog, because if they get scared by someone, between the time of birth and somewhere around 4-5 months, they can become aggressive towards people and other animals.
To answer your question, we had a litter of 7 shih tzu / min pins. It wasn't on purpose, our female shih tzu doesn't get out but when she was in heat, the male min pin from down the street got in :O. It is stressful and expensive to have a litter, especially in winter so do do your homework to see if you really want to do this.
These are the 2 puppies we kept and they were the most polar opposite of the litter too. It is funny to tell people they are from the same litter, people don't believe it :D.
I recently bought two pintzus from an accidental breed (another from the litter went to another family member, so we have three in the family all in all). Two are much more terrier-like and have wirey hair (one black, one brown), while one of ours look much more pinscher like and has the lonnnnngest legs ever.
I'll post some photos below.
And a photo of our other pintzu, Mia. The first one was Liza.
I just adopted a male Pin-Tzu, Jackson. He is now 4 months old and the cutest little guy ever! The father was a p/b Min. Pin (8lbs) and the mother p/b Shih-Tzu (16 lbs). Jackson weighs 5.5 lbs and it does not look like he will get much bigger, but you never know.
The puppies look nothing like either parent, but more like terriers or even yorkies.
Jacksons' temperment is amazing and he is very smart and affectionate. I would recommend this breed to anyone.
I have a pin tzu but hes one that favors the pincsher. He is very loveable and doesn't weigh more than 5 lbs so far. All but one of the pups in the litter look like him and the other looks kind of like a terrier. I love my little dog hes the perfect house pet.
I have a shih tzu/min pin mix she is eleven weeks old and a real sweetie. I know that the hair can be a variety of length on them.
After losing my Chihuahua, I was in search of another dog for my home. I found Sadie who is a Shih Tzu/Min Pin mix and I paid $75 for her. She recently got parvo (even though she was updated on shots) and lived through it, with the help of her mommy coming to the vet to see her every day she was there. I love my little Sadie Bug and she is all about me and very protective. I have 3 kids and she is great with them. She is very stubborn and was hard to potty train. I hope to have her for a long time bc she is my 4th child and I love her just like she is one of my own. She is very loving and I couldn't ask for a better pup.
My wife and I have two puppies about 11 weeks old. We had one about 7 months ago he passed away. He was poisoned we tried to save him but the vet couldn't do anything. We stayed with him for three nights in a row before he passed away:(
By Robyn B.
It's possible, especially if she was a runt. If you've ever seen a litter of mixed breed puppies, some will clearly take on characteristics of the mother and some will take on characteristics of the father - or some combination there-of. It will all depend on dominant and recessive genes (this also explains how my little sister is 7 inches taller than I am and we have completely differently builds but the EXACT same hair color).
They should be in the upper 20 lb range. :)
I know it's impossible to tell 100% what breed my mix puppy is just by looking at him, but I am very curious if there are any tell-tale signs to look for between a Miniature Pinscher and a Carlin Pinscher (which is a Min Pin and Pug mix.) We purchased our lil guy only two days ago, and he is 6 weeks old. We were told he his mother was a Chihuahua, and the father was a Min Pin or Carlin Pin. I am very curious if there is anything I can look for that would tell me a Pug is in the mix.
What an adorable baby you have! He looks all Min Pin to me, but sometimes its hard to tell the difference in Chi and Min Pin when they are this age. I don't see any Pug at all. May you have many long and happy years together!
"Very Cute" breed! I see MinPin... and if mixed with Chihuahua, then he'll be small, but such a cutie! Would like to see pics when he's about 6 months-a year!
This is a sweet baby but the person who bred him should know his mixed-breed. In any case he should not have left his Mother until eight weeks of age. Just love him for who he is.
She is two years old now, close to 35 pounds with floppy ears and a white patch on her chest. I've always been curious as to what she's mixed with. It would be very helpful if anyone can tell us what she could possibly be.
I believe the dog is mixed with rottweiler since the dog has the same markings, i.e markings above the eyes.
Well it's not even about the color above the eye. I have a full blood blue healer and she has the same color above the eyes also, but the difference in it is the whole body is usually always black and has spots of darker brown on the lower part of the legs and above the eyes. Some Rottweilers have a patch of white on the chest part area so like your dog does. Sorry for the long explanation :P but if so your dog does have other breeds it would be small fractions of one. :)
You have a good lookin dog:D
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Syrus is a 6 year old mixed breed. To the best of my ability I believe he is Min Pin and terrier mix. I bought him at the shelter when he was a puppy. Syrus was found on the street in Chicago. Someone found him and brought him to a local shelter. I got him when he was about 6-7 months. All the cages were filled up with other pets at the time and he was in a small crate by the cashiers. I asked them if he bites and if I could buy him. They said yes I can. He is a Min-Pin mix.
Syrus has a baby swimming pool he plays in the summer. He has lots of toys that he ripped all the stuffing out of. He likes pig ears, treats, and cookies. He also lets kids dress him up in outfits. I don't think he likes that, but it is funny.
You don't need to spend a lot of money on a pet in a pet store. Shelters are the best. He loves me and protects me. He is a very loyal and playful dog. He sits in my lap when I am at the computer and watching TV.
By Day from Palatine, IL
Khloe is 1 year and 3 months old and a miniature pincher and terrier mix. I got her from a friend in June of 2008. She loves to play with other dogs, mainly her sister. She is very smart. She has learned tricks within 15 minutes.
By Joni from Sarasota, FL
Your Pet's Age
Your Pet's Breed
How and when did you get your pet?
Sierra was rescued from a local shelter.
What does your pet like to do for fun?
She likes to play "hide and seek".
Do you have anything else to share about your pet?
Sierra loves to cuddle. Sometimes, she thinks she just can't get close enough!