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Tibetan Terrier

The Tibetan Terrier was originally bred over 2,000 years ago to be a companion and friend in Buddhist monasteries. They have an affectionate, loyal, and gentle personality which makes them great for families with children and as loyal companions for the elderly.

  • Temperament: Affectionate, Amiable, Energetic, Reserved, Sensitive, Gentle
  • Height: 14-16 (male), 14-16
  • Weight: 18 – 30
  • Lifespan: 12-15 years
  • Drive: Companion
  • Group: Non-sporting

Grooming

  • Hypoallergenic:
    YES
  • Shedding:
    LOW
  • Grooming Frequency:
    HIGH

Behavior

  • Affectionate:
    HIGH
  • Intelligence:
    HIGH
  • Barking/Vocal:
    HIGH
  • Energy Level:
    MODERATE
  • Prey Drive:
    LOW

Non-sporting Group Summary

Dogs in this group do not share any mutual characteristic and simply do not fit into the other groups so they’re quite diverse. Therefore, the personality and appearance features of the dogs in this group are not similar.

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