Think I'm Cute?
Stripe’s story is a powerful reminder of the dangers of buying puppies online. His owners experienced the disappointment of being lied to and misinformed about stripes breed mix. Now, they want to share their experience to prevent others from going through the same ordeal.
Stripes journey will raise awareness about the risks of purchasing puppies online and the importance of hands2paws guiding consumers to
Breed-specific Association websites for litter inquiries.
Stripe was marketed online as a Chinese Crested / Shih Tzu mix. However, DNA analysis revealed a different lineage for him:
- 36.0% Shih Tzu
- 18.4% Chihuahua
- 15.3% Yorkshire Terrier
- 14.0% Bichon Frise
- 8.6% Poodle (Small)
- 7.7% Chinese Crested