This fuzzy medium sized dog breed resembles a sheepdog. Its long thick fur covers every nook and cranny of its body including underneath its feet and on its face. Tibetan Terriers have snowshoe-like flat feet which help them have better traction in the snow.
Country of Origin:
The Tibetan Terrier originated in Tibet
A Tibetan Terrier will range from 14-17 inches (36-43 cm.)
Tibetan Terriers range from 18 to 30 pounds (8.2-13.6 kg.)
The Tibetan Terrier dog breed may be any color or combination of colors, including white.
The Tibetan Terrier must be bathed regularly - once every week and brushed every 2-3 days. The coat must be first sprayed with water or conditioner in order to ensure smooth and comfortable brushing.
This little companion dog loves people. Tibetan Terriers are lively and outgoing and were once kept and treasured in Tibetan monasteries. Affectionate and lively, the friendly Tibetan Terrier dog breed is somewhat reserved around strangers. A Tibetan Terrier's bark is unique in the way it raises in pitch and volume as it continues to bark.
Tibetan Terriers are prone to Progressive Retinal Atrophy and cataracts and are also extra susceptible to fleas.
The Tibetan Terrier can be expected to live about 12-15 years.
The Tibetan Terrier can do well with a small yard. Tibetan Terriers are relatively inactive indoors and require some form of exercise in order to remain happy and healthy.
The Tibetan Terrier is in the Non-Sporting Group