Lowchen Breed Profile
Among the endearing traits of the Lowchen is that they are cheerful, lively, affectionate, sociable, intelligent, eager to please, fearless, gentle, sensitive and playful.
This breed of dog gets along great with children.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 12 to 14 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 9 to 18 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions associated with this breed of dog include but are not limited to patellar luxation.
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking can be done with patience on part of the owner. Shedding is minimal, but grooming can be labor intensive.
Best Owner Compatibility
Can be suitable for apartment and condo environments. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
You can expect to pay upwards of around $2,000+ per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
If not properly trained, this breed of dog can develop Small Dog Syndrome.
This breed of dog makes for a great watchdog to announce guests arrival.
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