Have you been considering a new furry family member addition? At Concord Pets, we have shih tzu and maltese shih tzu puppies for sale in the Sydney region. 

Maltese Shih Tzu puppies are incredibly popular, particularly within Sydney owing to their small nature and happy, gentle temperament.

Concord Pets offers ongoing support and accessories to help assist in accommodating your new Shih Tzu! Our professionally trained staff are available to assist in answering any questions that you may have about your new pet so be sure to give us a call!

Buying a Sydney Maltese Shih Tzu

Each of our puppies for sale in Sydney come:

• Vet Checked • Microchipped
• Vaccinated • Wormed

If you've decided on a Shih Tzu for your family, we have Shih Tzu & Maltese Shih Tzu puppies for sale. Come and speak to our friendly staff members today, and we would be more than happy to help you find the perfect Maltese dog for your family!

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Maltese Shih Tzu for Sale in Sydney, NSW

There are many different types of Shih Tzus, including standard, imperial, and teacup varieties. The type you choose should be based on your personal preferences and needs. 

There are a large variety including:

  • Maltese Shih Tzus
  • Imperial Shih Tzu
  • Standard Shih Tzu
  • Teacup Shih Tzu
  • Lhasa Apso Shih Tzu 
  • Shih Tzu Bichon Frise

Regular Shih Tzus are the most common type of Shih Tzu. They stand between 9 and 10 inches tall and weigh between 9 and 16 pounds.

Imperial Shih Tzus are smaller than regular Shih Tzus, standing between 8 and 11 inches tall and weighing between 4 and 7 pounds.

Teacup Shih Tzus are the smallest type of Shih Tzu, standing less than 8 inches tall and weighing less than 4 pounds.

While there is no official breed standard for Maltese Shih Tzus, they are typically small dogs with long, silky coats. They may also have a mixture of Maltese and Shih Tzu physical features.

Lhasa Apso Shih Tzus are a mix of Lhasa Apso and Shih Tzu. They inherit the long coat of the Lhasa Apso but usually have the shorter muzzle and compact body of the Shih Tzu.

Shih Tzu Bichon Frises are a mix of Shih Tzu and Bichon Frise. They are small dogs with fluffy, white coats and tend to be very friendly and outgoing.

Finding the Right Puppy for You

Despite the wide variety of Shih Tzus, they all make great companion animals. Be sure to choose the type that is right for you. If you're unsure on your choice of Shih Tzu, get in touch with our team for more assistance with finding your ideal puppy!


What is the Best Homing For Shih Tzus?

Owing to their loving nature, Shih Tzus make great companions and can adapt for people of all ages and lifestyles. They are relatively easy to care for, and their small size makes them well-suited for city living.

How do You Best Care for a Shih Tzu?

There are many ways to enjoy your Shih Tzu!

  • Brush them daily to help keep their coat healthy and free of tangles.
  • Take them on regular walks or runs to exercise them both physically and mentally.
  • Play interactive games with them, such as fetch or tug-of-war.
  • Give them regular baths to keep their skin and coat clean and healthy.
  • Take them to the groomer every 4-6 weeks for a professional trim.
  • Most importantly, just spend time with them and enjoy their loving nature
What is a Shih Tzu?

A Shih Tzu is a toy-sized, petite dog breed that originates from China.

What is a Maltese Shih Tzu?

A Maltese Shih Tzu is a cross between a Maltese and a Shih Tzu. These dogs are typically small in size and have long, silky coats. They are also known for being affectionate and loving companion animals, particularly when they are Maltese Shih Tzu puppies.

Do Maltese Shih Tzu Puppies Shed?

Yes, Maltese Shih Tzu do shed like all dogs. They are, however, considered to be a low-shedding breed, so their shedding is not as excessive as some other dog breeds.

What is the Difference Between a Shih Tzu and a Lhasa Apso?

The main difference between these two breeds is their size; Shih Tzus are toy-sized while Lhasa Apsos are slightly larger. Both breeds have long coats, but the Lhasa Apso's coat is more dense and coarse while the Shih Tzu's coat is softer and silkier. Finally, Lhasa Apsos tend to be more independent than Shih Tzus and may not be as well-suited for first-time dog owners.

How Much do Maltese Puppies Cost?

The average price of Maltese puppies ranges. Prices often vary depending on the specific characteristics of the dog as well as the breeder selected.

Are Shih Tzus and Maltese Puppies Good With Children?

Yes, Shih Tzus generally do well with children. They are known for being loving and affectionate companion animals, and their small size makes them less likely to accidentally knock over a child. However, it is always important to supervise any interactions between children and dogs, regardless of breed.

Do Shih Tzus Bark a Lot?

No, Shih Tzus are not known for being particularly vocal dogs. However, like all breeds, they may bark when they are excited or feel threatened.

Before Purchasing a Shih Tzu, What Do I Need to Know?

Before you buy a Shih Tzu, be sure to do your research on the breed! This includes learning about their grooming needs, health concerns, temperament, and more. You should also make sure you are prepared to commit to taking care of your new dog for its entire lifetime.

How Do I Care for a Shih Tzu?

Shih Tzus require regular grooming due to their long coats. You will need to brush them daily and take them to the groomer every 4-6 weeks for a professional trim. Other than that, they are relatively easy to care for and make great companion animals.

Do Shih Tzus Require Exercise?

Yes, Shih Tzus require moderate exercise. Daily walks are ideal as well as giving plenty of opportunities to play and run around in a secure and safe area. However, they do not require excessive amounts of exercise and are content to lounge around the house most of the day.

Do Shih Tzus Have Health Problems?

Like all breeds, Shih Tzus are susceptible to certain health concerns. These include hip dysplasia, eye problems, luxating patella, and more. Always check with your vet about these conditions and how to best avoid them.

If you’re not 100% on a shih tzu, we do have other breeds of puppies available, like Cavoodles, Poodles, Dachshunds, Pomeranians, and also French Bulldogs & Pugs.


To view our extensive range of puppies for sale in Concord, please come and visit us in store. 

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