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Breed: Tibetan Spaniel
Country of Origin: Tibet
AKC Group: Non-sporting
Function: Watch dog
Life Span: The Tibetan Spaniel is slow to mature and lives a long time - about 12-15 years.
Appearance: Small
Color: Gold, cream, fawn, red, white, black and black & tan. They may be solid, multi-colored or shaded. This breed should have hare-feet.
Coat Type: Medium
Grooming: Once a year their coat comes out in clumps. Regular brushing is needed.
Height: 10 inches
Weight: 9-15 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Medium
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Ok
Good With Strangers: Aloof
Character: Happy
Home Environment: Apartment ok
Best Owner: Loving
Potential Problems:  
Physical: They are not prone to any major health problems, but they may overheat or have respiratory problems because of their short faces.