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Tibetan Terrier

A fury sweetness! (other names: Dhoki Apso)

Tibetan Terrier
origin:Tibet
life expectancy:13 to 14 years
classification:Companion
height:36 to 41 cm
weight:8 to 14 kg
exercise: Mediumtraining: Reasonableclimate: Coldin/out: Indoorgrooming: Needs groomingfeeding: Mediumsize: Small-Medium
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History [ edit ]

The Tibetan Terriers were bred by Tibetan monks that considered them to be lucky charms. Because of this, the dogs weren’t sold, because no one wanted to sell way their luck, but they were presented as a gift. This breed has contributed to the development of practically all the Tibetan breeds, like the Shih-Tzu and the Lhasa Apso, which ironically became much more popular than the original breed.

The Tibetan Terrier isn´t part of the terrier family. This breed got his name because European travelers were reminded of the terriers back home, when they first laid eyes on this breed.

The Tibetan Terrier was always seen as a companion and not a worker, which wasn’t very co