I have a miniature Shih tzu X Maltese puppy (girl). She is 3 months old.
Both ears were down. Last week I notice one ear is up. This is not a normal characteristic of this breed (from what I've read).
Is this normal?
I have a miniature Aussie. His ears stood straight up when he was about 6 months old. They still do and he will be 8 years in Aug. I sent pictures to the breeder and she can't believe it. None of their litters have ever done that. Normally Aussies have flopped ears. No reason for the difference.
That's awesome. I don't think it's common / normal for my breed to have one ear up only?
I came across an article about teething but not sure if that's correct?
I think it just shows their individual personality. Harley, my best friend, shows his feelings with his ears.
With a mixed breed dog, there's no predicting whether the ears will be up or down. While neither Maltese nor Shih Tzu are known for having erect ears, there's no predicting with a cross-breed. If it's a "miniature" - it may have something else in the background, like Chihuahua, which does have upstanding ears.
However - between about three and six months the puppy is teething, which can make their ears do all kinds of wonky things.
by Linda's Hub Pages 8 years ago
Is my dog normalI have a German Shepherd puppy,6 months old.My question is,He is afraid of everything,people,noices,fingernail clipers,everything.is this normal for big dogs?
by Kristin Trapp 6 years ago
Has anyone ever had problems having a Christmas tree and a puppy?My puppy (Ruby) is now 14 months old (the sweetest girl in the world) but I am pretty sure the ornaments on a Christmas tree, the lights, and actually the tree itself, may be too much of a temptation for her. I have no idea what to do.
by caitlinjustice 22 months ago
My puppy is 4 months old and mistakes other things as pee pads.. what do I do??We have a 4 month old golden retriever, we have potty trained her pretty well but when we leave for work we let her have the living room and kitchen area to roam around, and leave a pee pad out for her to relieve herself...
by lesliefugate 8 years ago
I have a Shih Tzu puppy an she has dry skin how do i take care of that?
by mountainfyre 7 years ago
Can you give asperin to kittens about 7 months old for pain
by kellysco2001 8 years ago
I have a 3 months old and a month old baby bunny. They are eating like crazy. How much and how...often do they need feeding. When do you feed them fresh greens or carrots etc.
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|