About the Lowchen (Little Lion Dog)

Lowchens are very obedient and affectionate with their human companions. They are attentive and receptive dogs, comfortable in all circumstances, but calm and discreet on command.

Their frank, loving gaze expresses interest, as if they are trying to understand what’s expected of them.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

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France
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FCI Group 9, AKC Non-Sporting Group
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Small
Avg life expectancy
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Loving / Alert / Lively / Friendly / Gentle / Quiet / Calm / Sociable / Resilient / Determined

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  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Makes a great guard dog
  • Needs a lot of human interaction