So you’re looking to adopt an Tibetan Spaniel, or already have one?
According to the American Kennel Club, “With a blunt muzzle and big expressive eyes, a “lion’s mane” around the neck, and a plumed tail elegantly curving over the back, they’re distinctly Tibetan. But are they spaniels? No, not in the Western sense, like Cockers or Cavaliers. Instead, Tibbies recall the ancient traditions that produced Pekes, Pugs, Lhasas, and other unmistakably Asian breeds. Tibbies stand about 10 inches at the shoulder; they move quickly and with purpose. They’re seen in coats of many colors and combinations. The frisky and curious Tibetan Spaniel was bred ages ago for sentinel work on the walls of Tibetan monasteries. Known for a flat, silky coat and “lion’s mane” around the neck, the Tibbie forms a tight, worshipful bond with their humans.”
An Tibetan Spaniel typically ranges from 25.4cm to 25.4cm in height, and weighs from 4.082331330000001kg to 6.80388555kg.
There are a few pet insurance companies in New Zealand that offer dog insurance for Tibetan Spaniel breeds. Try Cove Insurance as they are currently offering a one-month free promotion. Typically Tibetan Spaniel insurance ranges from $30 per month to $65 – but of course this varies depending on a range of other factors such as gender.