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Tibetan Spaniel Breed Information

This breed was originally developed in Tibet, and was bred from different dogs of China and other Buddhist countries. This breed is considered as one of the oldest breeds of dogs in the world. It is believed that, the Tibetan spaniel have been existing in this world for about 2,000 years. They were considered as royal dogs. This breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in the year, 1983. They have short, long and slender body. They have small head, which fits perfectly with their short body. They have short muzzle, which is covered with wrinkles. Their teeth are either set in undershot bite, or in level bite. They have high set tail, which is covered with featherings. The body of this breed is covered with a double coat, which is silky in texture as well as appearance. The neck and also the face of this breed is covered with thick mane. They are available in different colours, varying from, red, cream, golden, black, tan, and also white. This breed is always pleasant, and also cheerful. They are great choice as a house-hold companion. They are always alert and also watchful. They often make strange barking sounds, in order to alert their master. They are swift in their movement, and they are gentle towards other pets in the house. They are excellent companions for children, but are not to be left alone with them as they might get aggressive if hurt. They ca be reserved around strangers, and this can be avoided with proper socialization. The average weight and height of this breed is 4.1 kg to 7 kg and 51 cm respectively. This breed is a perfect apartment pet. They can adjust comfortably in an apartment, if they are given proper exercise. Be careful that you do not tire the breed with over exercise. This breed only requires the minimum breeding. They should be combed and also brushed every day, and bathed once in every month. This breed is prone to health conditions such as heart diseases, and respiratory troubles. The average life expectancy of Tibetan spaniel is 12 years to 15 years.

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