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The Lowchen and Children

The Lowchen is a very affectionate and friendly little dog, and is often used as a lap dog. They are very loyal and love being around the family. Although some say the Lowchen gets along better with adults than children, they do get along fine with children too. If they are socialized or grow up with the children, they are very good with them and to them. They appear fragile in appearance so often young children are afraid to hold them or roughhouse with them. They are actually very hardy and tough little animals. The Lowchen is actually a very brave little dog, considering their small size (only weighing 9 to 18 pounds). [...]

The Lowchen as a Watchdog

When the average individual hears or thinks of a watchdog, a large breed of dog such as the German shepherd usually comes to mind. Many other dogs also fill that role quite sufficiently, and the Lowchen is one of those dogs. The Lowchen may only be up to 18 pounds in weight, but they are a very dedicated watchdog. [...]

The Lowchen – Are They Rare?

The Lowchen is a very old breed of dog that dates back to the 1500s where they were developed in parts of Europe. They have a haircut that gives them the look of a lion. During that time, this dog gained popularity with many people and was the subject on paintings by many famous artists such as Albrecht Dürer as well as Goya. Dürer also displayed the Lowchen in many of his wood designs. For a while, the Lowchen became almost extinct around the time of World War II. In the 19th century, they were almost completely gone. For quite some time, they were very rare. [...]

The Lowchen and its Exercise and Nutritional Needs

The Lowchen is a little dog that is a ball of energy and probably one of the most fun dogs you will ever own. They are a very easy dog to take care of, having very low maintenance needs. [...]

Is the Lowchen a High Maintenance Dog?

The Lowchen dog is a sweet little dog that has long been known as a lap dog. There is no greater pleasure for this dog than to be curled up on their owner's lap sleeping or just relaxing. [...]

The Lowchen - Is This an Easy Dog for the Beginner?

If you're getting a dog for the first time, you are probably uncertain as to what breed of dog to get. While many people like the stigma that large dogs give off as being protective and loyal, they do require a lot of more care and maintenance as far as grooming, feeding and exercise needs, etc. However, you may have heard horror stories about small dogs with people referring to them as "ankle biters" or stories of how they snap at little children, etc. While some of these tales are true with both dogs, they are the exception and not the rule for many different breeds. [...]

The Lowchen as a Show Dog

The Lowchen is a great dog that fulfills many purposes such as a family dog, companion dog, watchdog and a beautiful little show dog. If the dog is competing for conformation, there are specific guidelines that must be met concerning their appearance and demeanor. The Lowchen is also known as the "lion dog" because of their lion hair cut. This is a necessity in the show ring. The coat must be cut in the lion clip that the judges are accustomed to seeing along with a clipped tail with a plume on top. The coat should be long and wavy, but not curly. [...]

The Lowchen and Their Bad Habits

The Lowchen is a small breed of dog that is relatively easy to handle and take care of. They are loyal, affectionate and love getting attention from the family. Whereas many dogs have a lot of bad habits, the Lowchen has very few and those they do have can be lessened if not eliminated with good trainings and lots of patience. [...]

The Lowchen and Their Personality Traits

The Lowchen dog is a unique breed of dog that at one time was a rare breed. From the time they first became a breed of their own thousands of years ago, they were a popular dog well liked by everyone they came in contact with. [...]

The Lowchen - Weird Facts/Did You Know?

The Lowchen dog is a beautiful, yet different looking dog. They are also referred to as the "lion dog" because of the haircut they have that resembles a lion, from their head right to the tuft of hair on their tail. [...]

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