Bea-Tzu Breed Information & Characteristics


Are Bea-Tzus Hypoallergenic?

Unfortunately, the Bea-Tzu is not hypoallergenic, making it not a good choice for a dog lover who suffers from pet allergies.


What is a Bea-Tzu personality? What are Bea-Tzu dogs best known for?


Shedding Level

Are Bea-Tzus heavy shedders? How Much Does a Bea-Tzu Shed?

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Bea-Tzu dogs are low shedders. The coat sheds an average amount and doesn't require much care.

Watchdog Ability

What is the watchdog ability of a Bea-Tzu dog?

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Bea-Tzus are not the best watchdogs. If you want a guard dog, the Bea-Tzu is not the breed for you. They will 'watch' everything - but that's usually as far as they go.


Where do Bea-Tzus come from?

United States


What are Bea-Tzus descended from?

Shih Tzu, Beagle

Breed recognition

What organizations or kennel clubs recognize/register the Bea-Tzu breed?

ACHC = American Canine Hybrid Club
DBR = Designer Breed Registry
DDKC = Designer Dogs Kennel Club
DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.
IDCR = International Designer Canine Registry®

Date of Birth

When were Bea-Tzus first bred? How old is the Bea-Tzu breed?


Eye Color Possibilites

What color are Bea-Tzu eyes?


Nose Color Possibilites

What color can Bea-Tzu nose be naturally?


Coat Color Possibilites

What color can Bea-Tzu coat be naturally?


Coat Length

How long is a Bea-Tzus coat?

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The coat of a Bea-Tzu dog is generally known for its length.

Coat Density

How Dense Is The Bea-Tzu Coat?

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Coat Texture

What is the texture of the hair of a Bea-Tzu?


Litter Size

How many puppies can a Bea-Tzu have in a litter? How many puppies can a Bea-Tzu have in her first litter?

A Bea-Tzu can have a litter of 2-5 puppies on average. However, it's worth noting that the size of the litters can vary greatly. Factors that can influence litter size include the health of the mother, breeding history, and genetics.


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Bea-Tzus are known for their adaptability and versatility, they are capable of adapting well to a wide range of lifestyle changes and living environments. They are a highly adaptable breed, and make great companions for families and individuals of all lifestyles.

Health Issues

Do Bea-Tzus have a lot of health problems?

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The Bea-Tzu is generally considered to be healthy. However, like all breeds, they are susceptible to certain health issues and it is important to keep an eye out for them and address them with your veterinarian as needed.

Major Concerns

What are the major health concerns to be aware of when owning a Bea-Tzu?

Kidney Problems
Invertebral Disk Disease
Liver Problems

Minor Concerns

What are the less significant issues to keep in mind when it comes to Bea-Tzus?

Hip Dysplasia
Reverse Sneezing

Occasional Tests

What are the occasional tests recommended for Bea-Tzu breed?

Full Physical Examination
Blood and Urine Tests


Do Bea-Tzus have a lot of energy?

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Bea-Tzus may be a good breed for those who prefer a more relaxed lifestyle. They tend to have a lower energy level than other breeds of dogs.

Social Needs

Do Bea-Tzus need socialization? How social are Bea-Tzus?

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Bea-Tzu have very high social needs. These needs include regular mental and physical stimulation, a job or purpose, and companionship. They thrive in environments where they have a lot of interaction with humans and other dogs.

Exercise Needed

How much exercise should Bea-Tzus get?

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The Bea-Tzu dog requires a moderate amount of physical activity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. These breeds are ideal for people who have a moderate amount of time to devote to their pet and enjoy regular physical activity themselves. They also make great family pets as they have the energy to keep up with children and the temperament to be great companions.

Sleeping Need

How much sleep should a Bea-Tzu have? Do Bea-Tzus sleep a lot?

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The Bea-Tzu breed is known for its moderate energy levels and normal sleep patterns, typically sleeping around 12-14 hours per day.

Tendency to Bark

How much does it bark?

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Bea-Tzus tend to bark moderately, they bark when necessary, such as to alert their owner or to communicate something. They may also bark due to certain triggers like fear, alarm, boredom, greeting, separation anxiety and compulsive barking.


Are Bea-Tzus mouthy?

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Roaming urge

What is the likelihood of a Bea-Tzu running away? Do they have a tendency to explore or wander frequently?

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Prey Drive

Do Bea-Tzu dogs have a high prey drive?

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Past times

What do Bea-Tzus enjoy doing? How do I keep my Bea-Tzu busy?

Walk, Play, Go for a walk, Play tug of war, Walking, Fetch, Throwing stick, Running

Activity Level

What is the energy level of a Bea-Tzu? How much energy does a Bea-Tzu have?

Bea-Tzus are medium-energy dogs and typically enjoy socializing and playing casual or even sustained games of chase with other dogs. They may also have occasional periods of barking or racing around the house.

Tolerance of being left alone

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Activity per Day

How much a Bea-Tzu should exercise a day? How much activity does a Bea-Tzu need?

In general most Bea-Tzus usually need at least 60 minutes of exercise daily. This can be spread across the day and include all sorts of high-energy activities, like walking, running and playing.


What level of grooming should be provided for a Bea-Tzu?

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The Bea-Tzu is a breed of dog that requires an average amount of grooming effort.

Brushing Frequency

How often should you brush a Bea-Tzu?

Ideally, Bea-Tzu should be brushed at least 2 or 3 times a week (preferably daily) improve shedding.

Brushing Tools

What are the most commonly used brushing tools for Bea-Tzus?

Pin Brush
Slicker Brush
Nail Clipper


How many cups of food does a Bea-Tzu eat?

For an average 16-25 pound (7 - 11 kg) Bea-Tzu feed 1 cups daily. But, keep in mind, the amount you feed is going to be dependent on the quality of the food you are feeding.

Daily Cost

How Much Does a Bea-Tzu Cost Daily?

The average cost of a Bea-Tzu is somewhere $1.40 - $1.70 per day.

Monthly Cost

How Much Does a Bea-Tzu Cost Per Month?

The average per month expenses of a Bea-Tzu is between $35 - $42. This makes an average of $420 - $504 per year. It will be on the higher side when the dog is still small because it will need more frequent visits to the vet, shots.


How intelligent is a Bea-Tzu?

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Bea-Tzus has average obedience intelligence. But, they're also independent thinkers. The Bea-Tzu is a breed with an exceptionally high IQ and may get into mischief if left to their own devices.

Sensitivity Level

How sensitive is a Bea-Tzu dog?

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This dog breed is more sensitive than others and easily overwhelmed by new surroundings and people. They need gentle handling and a calm, stable home environment with positive reinforcement training.

Affection Dependance

Are Bea-Tzu dogs affectionate?

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Apartment Friendly

Do Bea-Tzu do well in apartments? Are Bea-Tzus good indoor dogs?

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The Bea-Tzu is an apartment-friendly dog breed. They can do perfectly well in apartments providing they are sufficiently exercised and taken out and about as part of their owner's daily lifestyle.

Child Friendly

Are Bea-Tzus good with kids? Are Bea-Tzus good around children?

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Bea-Tzus are kid-friendly dogs. They are good with children and excellent dogs with children if they are socialized and trained at a young age.


Are Bea-Tzus good for elderly?

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Cat Friendly

Are Bea-Tzus good with cats? How friendly Bea-Tzus are toward cats?

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Bea-Tzus are one of the best dogs for cats. They're accept cats readily as part of the family. However, this dog breed should be trained to not chase after the kitty early on

Dog Friendly

Do Bea-Tzu dogs get along with other dogs? Are Bea-Tzus OK with other dogs?

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Bea-Tzus are very friendly towards other dogs. This breed typically have a happy and affectionate temperament around dogs.

Pet friendly

How do Bea-Tzu dogs interact with other pets? Are they considered pet-friendly?

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Stranger Friendly

Are Bea-Tzus friendly with strangers?

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Bea-Tzus are friendly dogs and won't commonly bark at strangers. However, if you wish to change this, training them is easy. With their intelligence, teaching this breed to do anything is pretty simple.


Do Bea-Tzus like to play? Are Bea-Tzus playful?

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The Bea-Tzu is a playful dog. So, no matter how busy the day may get, the best thing you can do for your Bea-Tzu is to make time each day to play. It can be as little as 15-20 minutes, and it will mean the world to them.


Are Bea-Tzu easily trained?

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Bea-Tzu dogs are known for their ease of training and ability to learn quickly, making them a popular choice for pet owners and trainers alike.