Category Archives: "Breeds"

    Different types of teddy bear dog breeds including mixes of Shichon, Bichon Frise, Shih Tzu, Pomeranian and more.

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    13 Jul, 2016

    Yorkshire Terrier Dog Breed

    Yorkshire Terriers – how cute are these teddy bear dogs! Yorkshire Terriers fall within the toy-terrier group of the terrier breed of dogs. They are really small and cute. They appear just like a stuffed teddy bear which is why they are often referred to as teddy bear dogs. History The Yorkshire Terrier is also known as a “Yorkie” and […]

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    13 Jul, 2016

    Dachshund Dog Breed

    Why are Dachshunds called teddy bear dogs? The Dachshund is a hound-type dog breed with short legs and long body. It has very small size and that’s why its appearance reminds us of a stuffed teddy bear. It is categorized as a teddy bear dog along with many other small-sized dogs. History Some experts theorize that the […]

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    13 Jul, 2016

    Cocker Spaniel Dog Breed

    Why are Cocker Spaniels called teddy bear dogs? Teddy bear dogs are dogs that resemble stuffed teddy bears. With their cute round head and long flappy ears Cocker Spaniels certainly fit the description of a teddy bear dog, although some spaniels can grow quite large which throws their status as a teddy bear dog in doubt. […]

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    10 Jul, 2016

    Shichon or Zuchon Dog breeds

    Why are Shichons / Zuchons called teddy bear dogs? Zuchons have small size and cute fluffy fur. Because of that they can be often confused with stuffed teddy bears. All of the dogs that have these characteristics are in the group of teddy bear dogs. History Shichons or Zuchons are a designer dog which means […]

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    10 Jul, 2016

    Shih Tzu Dog Breeds

    Why are Shih Tzus called Teddy Bear Dogs? Teddy Bear Dogs are dogs that look very much alike with stuffed teddy bears. Because of the small size of Shih Tzu and its coat they are in the category of teddy bears. Also, when they have their coat cut in a round fuller shape around the […]

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    10 Jul, 2016

    Bichon Frise Dog Breeds

    Why are Bichon frise called teddy bear dogs? The Bichon Frise dog breed is small in size and has a distinctly beautiful white coat. Their resemblance to stuffed teddy bears is undeniable as you can see below. Cute! History of Bichon frise There were Bichons that existed in the Mediterranean area and were divided into […]

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    7 Jul, 2016

    Goldendoodle Dog Breeds

    History of the Goldendoodle Teddy Bear Goldendoodle puppies were first bred in the 1990s in Australia and North America when golden retrievers were crossed with standard poodle dog breeds. They were an experiment because the goal was to develop dogs that could guide blind individuals with allergies.  Coat and Colors The Goldendoodle usually has a curly or at least […]

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    7 Jul, 2016

    Pomeranian Dog Breeds

    History  Teddy bear pomeranian dogs are a new type of dog which have been around since the late 1990s. The Pomeranian dogs are also known as Pom Pom. They are a breed of dog of the Spitz or Nordic type. They were made in Germany and were favorite dogs in the royal court, so they […]