The Lowchen stands up to 13 inches tall at the shoulder.
His long, silky hair is typically cut to resemble the lion, from which he
takes his name. The unclipped areas of the coat are left in their natural,
shaggy state. The Lowchen's coat may be any colour and does need regular
With a spunky,
high-spirited, and lively personality, the Lowchen makes a wonderful
family pet. He is active, affectionate, and loves curling up on a
convenient lap. As a companion dog, he is not happy if left alone. The
Lowchen gets along well with other household pets.
A good watchdog,
the Lowchen will sound the alert when necessary. He takes
well to obedience training and should start both training and
socialization early. Training should discourage a tendency to bark and
dig. His exercise needs can be met with short walks or active play in the