Tibetan breeds

Group 9: Companion and Toy Dogs – FCI

  • Section 1: Bichons and related breeds

    • —- 1.1 Bichons

    • —- 1.2 Coton de Tuléar

    • —- 1.3 Little Lion Dog

  • Section 2: Poodle

  • Section 3: Small Belgian Dogs

    • —- 3.1 Griffons

    • —- 3.2 Petit Brabançon

  • Section 4: Hairless Dogs

  • Section 5: Tibetan breeds

  • Section 6: Chihuahueno

  • Section 7: English Toy Spaniels

  • Section 8: Japan Chin and Pekingese

  • Section 9: Continental Toy Spaniel and others

  • Section 10: Kromfohrländer

  • Section 11: Small Molossian type Dogs

The four races in this section are Chinese.. Among them are:

1. Lhasa Apso

Its main characteristic is its lion's mane. The Lhasa Apso is actually one of the oldest dogs in the world and is considered the symbol of good luck in his country. Small size, with abundant hair, he has bangs that fall over his eyes. His coat is beige, honey and white, grey or black. Is stubborn, alert, joyful, playful and does not trust strangers.

2. Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu It is a very popular watchdog in China and is related to the Buddhist religion. It also looks like a lion with its shiny mane. Has a short snout, large floppy ears and a coat of many shades of white, brown, dorado, gray and black. It also moves very gracefully, It is tender, sociable and faithful.

3. Tibetan spaniel

It is assumed that the Tibetan spaniel is the origin of the other breeds of dogs from Tibet and the Japanese Chin. Already towards the year 700, travel reports mention this dog in Korea and in Tibetan monasteries.
trusting, lively and brave, he is a cheerful and extremely intelligent dog.

4. Tibetan Terrier

As the name suggests, the Tibetan Terrier was born on the roof of the world, in the heart of Central Asia. Considered a sacred animal and guardian of the temples, this dog was the object of a true cult.
The Tibetan Terrier not a real terrier: It is a shepherd dog belonging to the group of pleasure and companion dogs..

In this box we will focus in detail on the Tibetan breeds from the section 5 of the Group 9 FCI (Fédération Cynologique Internationale).

Standard – classification FCI

  • Group 9: Companion and Toy Dogs
  • Section 5: Tibetan breeds.
  • 1 Lhasa Apso

    Lhasa Apso

    The Lhasa Apso is an intelligent dog, but independent and stubborn.

    Originally from Tibet, the Lhasa Apso is known in his country of origin as

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    2 Shih Tzu

    Shih Tzu

    The hair Shih Tzu needs a lot of care, especially with the exhibition specimens

    The Shih Tzu It is a very ancient breed of dog

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    3 Tibetan spaniel

    Tibetan spaniel

    The Tibetan spaniel it is an awake and very active dog that is very close to its owner.

    The Tibetan spaniel is a race

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    4 Tibetan Terrier

    Tibetan Terrier

    The Tibetan Terrier, despite being considered a sacred dog in Tibet, He also accompanied the shepherds.


    Coexistence is important

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