Tibetan Terrier

Despite its diminutive size, this breed is still used to herd stock in its native Tibet. This dog is not a true terrier, however, and is more like a small Old English Sheepdog.

History of Tibetan Terrier

The breed was introduced to Europe by Dr. Greig, who brought a pair to England in the 1930s.

Remark

Many Tibetan Terriers can trace their ancestry back to the original pair.

Other Names of Tibetan Terrier: Dhokhi Apso.

Identification keys of Tibetan Terrier

  • V-shaped, heavily feathered ears
  • double coat
  • straight or wavy coat
  • large, round feet

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