Tibetan Terrier

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The terrier disposition is evident when you?ve met these guys. You?ll be welcome by their consistent alarm bark. They are fiercely loyal to their owner, but are indifferent and aloof with strangers.PURPOSE OF BREED:This dog was used to guard the Tibetan Monasteries. It was known as a ?holy dog?, and a ?bringer of good luck?. Said to be the predecessor of the Hungarian Puli, this breed was also used as a shepherd dog in the mountains of Tibet.AVERAGE LITTER SIZE:5 puppies

Country of origin: 
Tibet
Size: 
HEIGHT: MALE : 16in (41cm) - FEMALE : 14in (35cm)WEIGHT: MALE : 30lbs (14kg) - FEMALE : 18lbs (8kg)
Grooming: 

Tibetans are double coated, the topcoat is medium length, straight or waved, profuse and soft. The undercoat is dense and warm that will require ongoing grooming to keep it from matting. All colors are acceptable as well as white for this dog.

Common ailments: 

Knee problems.

Trivia: 
The Tibetan Terrier, along with the Lhasa Apso and the Tibetan Spaniel, is one of three native Tibetan breeds in the Non-Sporting group.ÿ <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>
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