The Cava Tzu is a designer breed created through the cross of the Cavalier and the Shih Tzu breed. The Cava Tzu is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
- Country of Origin: N/A
- Weight: 10 - 18 lbs
- Height: 9 - 12 inches
- Color: The Cava Tzu breed comes in a variety of colors. Some of them are champagne & white, black & white, tricolor, brown & tan, ruby and other.
The Cava Tzu is loyal, affectionate & has a gentle manner. This designer breed enjoys play time and does excellent with children. They love attention & are eager for their owner’s approval.
The Cava Tzu is a relatively healthy cross. Some health concerns to watch for are:
• Hip Dysplasia
• Ear & Eye Infections
• Mitral Valve Disease (MVD)
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.
The Cava Tzu coat is soft, wavy & stands away from their body.
The Cava Tzu is for the most part hypoallergenic. Grooming every 4 – 6 weeks will prevent any shedding. It will also help prevent any tangling or matting of their hair. Brushing daily will also help maintain a healthy coat.