More than 2000 years ago the Tibetan Terrier dog was found in the Tibetan monasteries. The Tibetan Terrier dog is treated as family members as they are considered good luck. It was discovered they were good at protecting livestock and property. They are not terriers, but they got the terrier name because of their size. The Tibetan Terrier dog is loved all over the world as a loving companion dog and good protection dog.
The Tibetan Terrier dog is medium sized weighing 18 to 30 pounds and being 14 to 16 inches tall at the shoulder. They are a strong and powerful dog. Their coat can be wavy or straight. They have long hair that hangs in their face and makes them resemble a sheepdog.
The Tibetan Terrier dog like to be included in all family activities. They are sweet, loving and loyal family dogs. They have a deep, loud bark, but they will only bark when necessary. They love to play in the grass and go for long walks. They have great patience with children. They are leery with strangers.
If the Tibetan Terrier dog is kept healthy and happy, they will live 15 years or longer.
They will do fine in apartment living if they get daily walks. They will do fine getting brushed every couple of weeks. They will brush easier if you mist their coat first.
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