- Dog Breed Group
- Non Sporting Dogs
- Origin of Breed
- Life Expectancy
- 12 -15 Years
- Any color or combination of colors.
- Soft, woolly undercoat; long, fine outer coat that can be straight or wavy.
- Exercise Needs
- Daily regular exercise is needed as a play session or a walk.
- The Tibetan Terrier is a perfect pet for those who admire the Old English Sheepdog but cannot house such a large animal. He is l
- Good with Children
- Yes. Good with children if children do not pester them. Gets along with other pets but needs to be socialized to cats at a young
- Grooming Needs
- Special attention and regular grooming to his heavy double coat is required. Use a metal comb to keep him free of tangles. Shedd
- Average Size - Male (in)
- 15 - 16
- Average Size - Female (in)
- Slightly Smaller
- Average Weight - Male (lbs)
- 20 - 24
- Average Weight - Female (lbs)
- 20 - 24
- Health Issues
- Hip dysplasia, eye diseases.v
- Living Conditions
- An apartment is adequate if sufficient exercise is given. An owner of a Tibetan Terrier should be a patient, leader who desires
The Tibetan Terrier is not really a terrier at all. He is an appealing, shaggy little dog who is devoted to his owners and to children. They are persistent, resourceful, and like to have a reminder of their humans around. Native to remote sections of the high Himalayas, he is the result of more than 1000 years of natural adaptation to some of the harshest, most variable climate and geography in the world. Unknown until about 70 years ago, he is still somewhat of a rarity in the Western countries.
Tibetan Terriers are charming dogs renowned for their highly individual characters.
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