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Tibetan Terrier Info

Tibetan Terrier Breed Information

Learn all about Tibetan Terriers at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Tibetan Terrier, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Tibetan Terrier breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 15-17 years Height: 14-16" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 5-8 pups
Group: Non-Sporting Weight: 18-30 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Tibetan Terrier is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 18 lbs that can reach 30 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 Tibetan Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 15 to 17 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Tibetan Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 5 to 8 puppies.

Tibetan Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Non-Sporting Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin Tibet Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs small
Intelligent Grooming Requirements daily
Barks Dangerous no

Tibetan Terrier Temperament

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.

Health Problems

Progressive Retinal Atrophy and cataracts and are also extra susceptible to fleas

Tibetan Terrier Coat

Tibetan Terrier Dog Colors

Any color combination, including white

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