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Lowchen Info

Lowchen Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-14 years Height: 10-14" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 0-0 pups
Group: Non-Sporting Weight: 10-18 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Lowchen is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 10 lbs that can reach 18 lbs. It is officially part of the Non-Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Lowchen breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 14 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Lowchen should know that the average litter size is between [LitterMin] to [LitterMax] puppies.

Lowchen Breed Characteristics

Group Non-Sporting Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin France Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Lowchen Temperament

cheerful, lively, affectionate, intelligent, fearless, sensitive, learn quickly, good with children and usually will do okay with other pets, some may bark or dig a lot

Health Problems

patellar luxation

Lowchen Coat

Lowchen Dog Colors

white, black, spotted, cream, ivory, yellow

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