happy, lively, courageous

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Country of origin: France
Breed group: Companion and Toy Dogs - Group 9 (FCI); Toy Group (KC); Non-Sporting Group (AKC)


Size: very small
Coat: long, silky, wavy
Colour: various colours
Life expectancy: 13-16 years


Happy, lively, affectionate little dog who accepts challenges and watchdog duties and is said to be as brave as a lion.

Shrouded in mystery

The breed is traceable to as far back as the 1400's but where the Lowchen is from is quite controversial.
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