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Tibetan Spaniel

Although known as a spaniel, the dog’s name is rather misleading. The breed appears more closely related to the Pekingese, but is not so exaggerated in terms of its type. The face of the Tibetan Spaniel is less compressed and its coat not as profuse.

History of Tibetan Spaniel

This highly intelligent dog was associated with the monasteries of Tibet and reputedly turned the prayer wheels.


The Tibetan Spaniel is a loyal, affectionate dog and has an energetic nature.

Identification keys of Tibetan Spaniel

  • strong, well-made hindquarters
  • slightly domed skull
  • slightly bowed forelegs

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