The Pomeranian Shih Tzu mixed breed dog is more commonly known as the Shiranian. Other recognized names for this dog include the Shih-Pom, Shih A Pom and the Pom-Tzu. This designer dog has grown to become a popular choice of pet over the last few years because of both its stature and personality. Shiranians’ coats vary depending on how much content of its parents it has. This dog’s double coat is usually long and flowing like that of the Shih-Tzu. Its coat is usually straight but in some cases it can be slightly curly. Its coat comes in a variety of colors and can either be a solid color or multi-colored. Some typical colors of a Shiranian include: red, black, orange, gold, chocolate, brindle and sable. This small toy dog is surprisingly energetic for its size and people can’t help but fall in love with its playful nature.