Tibetan Terrier Breed Profile


Among the qualities of the Tibetan Terrier are that they are sweet, gentle, loving, lively, mild, and extremely fun.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog is great with children and family.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 12 to 15 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 18 to 30 lbs.

Common Diseases

The most common disease associated with this breed of dog is flea sensitivity.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking can be done with patience. Shedding is minimal. They will shed if they are in full coat. Grooming is very labor intensive. Brush every other day.

Best Owner compatibility

This breed of dog can be suitable for apartments, provided they are sufficiently exercised. Not 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.

Average Cost

The average cost for this breed of dog is around $1,000 or more. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

This breed of dog can be prone to aggression if they do not have assertive owners. They need to know their place in the pack.

Noise Factor

Not Documented.

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