Tibetan Spaniel Breeders Somerset KY

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Somerset Animal Hospital
(606) 679-1266
125 Highway 2227
Somerset, KY

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Massey William D Dvm
(270) 866-8543
658 Puncheon Loop Rd
Windsor, KY

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Big Mac Boxers
(859) 802-3179
1124 Cape Cod Cir
Crittenden, KY
Breeds
Boxer

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Bellehound Kennels
(859) 428-1423
1460 Lemon Northcutt Rd
Dry Ridge, KY
Breeds
Thai Ridgeback

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Bear-Acres Newfoundlands
(616) 234-5569
373 Littrell Rd
Bedford, KY
Breeds
Newfoundland

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Animal Care Center of Somerset
(606) 678-0302
100 Rowena Dr
Somerset, KY

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Redwing Kennel
(270) 526-3151
PO Box 37
Dunbar, KY
Breeds
Irish Red And White Setter

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BlueGrass MiniSchnauzers
(859) 221-4118
606 Adena Trace
Versailles, KY
Breeds
Miniature Schnauzer

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Galafrey
(812) 422-5560
7440 Princeton Olney Rd
Dawson Springs, KY
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Brussels Griffon

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Glenwal Tibetans
(859) 527-3865
1444 Jones Nursery Rd
Lexington, KY
Breeds
Tibetan Spaniel

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Tibetan Spaniel - Guide to Tibetan Spaniels

Description: The Tibetan Spaniel is a small companion dog with a silky mane draping around its neck and a plumed tail which curls over the back. This breed is low set, well balanced and slightly longer than tall. The l Spaniel is native to Tibet and lived in monasteries where they were most often placed up high on a wall or window to keep careful watch over the countryside. They are excellent watch dogs, very alert and have exceptionally sharp vision giving them the ability to see far distances. If anything was out of the ordinary, the Tibetan Spaniel would bark to warn his master - just as they do today.

Tibetan Spaniels were held in high regard and often given as prestigious gifts to royalty of China and surrounding Buddhist countries. Because other small lion type dogs were given back to the monasteries in appreciation, it is believed the Tibetan Spaniel's ancestors include the Pekingese and Japanese Chin among other Asian breeds. There are depictions of Tibetan Spaniel type dogs found in Eastern artwork which date back to 1100 BC.

The first Tibetan Spaniels arrived in the United States in 1966 and the American Kennel Club recognized the breed in the Non-Sporting Group in 1983. Today the Tibetan Spaniel is most often used as a companion and family pet.

Height: When measured at the shoulder, the ideal height of a Tibetan Spaniel is 10 inches tall (25 cm).

Weight: The ideal weight range of a Tibetan Spaniel is between 9 - 15 pounds (4 - 7 kg).

Coat Type : The Tibetan Spaniel has a silky double coat that is medium in length and lies flat. The undercoat is dense and fine. The Tibetan Spaniel is an average shedder and the coat should be regularly brushed.

Color: The Tibetan Spaniel's coat can be of any color. The AKC Breed Standard allows white markings on the feet.

Temperament : The Tibetan Spaniel is happy, friendly, very intelligent and keenly alert. This breed thrives on human companionship and makes a wonderful fa...

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