Tibetan Terrier Dog
Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Tibetan Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Tibetan Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Tibetan Terrier dog is an ancient-breed which has contributed a lot to the growth of other breeds like the Apso, Tibetan and the Shih-Tzu. The Tibetan Terrier Dog was originally owned by the Tibetan Monks almost 2,000 years ago. They viewed the dogs as good luck charms and gave them out as gifts. Dr. ARH Greig established the Tibetan Terrier kennel dog in England. The first breeds were registered with the name Lhasa Terriers and name was changed to Tibetan Terrier Dog by the renowned Indian Kennel-Club in the year 1930. Mrs. Alice Murphy and Dr. Henry of Great Falls, Virginia, in 1956 brought into America the first Tibetan Terriers and in 1973 they were recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club).
Tibetan Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Tibetan Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Tibetan Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Tibetan Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Tibetan Terrier Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The Tibetan Terrier Dog is a medium-sized dog the average height of the Tibetan Terrier Dog 14 to 17 inches (35.5 to 43.2 cm). The average weight is 18 to 30 pounds (8.2 to 13.6 kg). At the shoulders some of the dogs can be 17 inches (43.2 cm) tall. The dog has a squarely proportional body with a top line level, medium-sized head and a relatively moderate stop. Tibetan Terrier Dogs teeth meet in either a reverse scissors that is interior part of lower teeth touching exterior of the upper jaw and teeth, or a level bite.
Tibetan Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Tibetan Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The Tibetan Terrier Dog nose is black and eyes dark-brown in color. Its eyes are wide-set and larger in size. It has v-shaped, pendant ears which hang besides the head. Tibetan Terrier Dogs chest features a brisket extending towards the upper part of the elbows. Its tail curls over the body and has a feathery coat. The Tibetan Terrier Dog has its front legs being shorter than the back legs with feet that can have their Dewclaws sometimes removed. It has a double coat which can be straight, long, profuse wavy and fine on the outer to a woolly, soft undercoat. Its coat can come in varieties of patterns and colors including white, brown, black, black and tarn and cream.
A Tibetan Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Tibetan Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Tibetan Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Tibetan Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Tibetan Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
The Tibetan Terrier Dog is an intelligent, brave dog which can be gentle, sweet, loving and affectionate. The Tibetan Terrier Dog is mild, lively and fun to live with. The dog has a sharp deep bark. Unless the dog is stopped from barking, it can bark for a very long time. Tibetan Terrier Dog can make a great watch dog and are always reserved in the presence of a stranger. They are friendly to other animals, but always try to dominate over them.
The number one heath problems amongst Tibetan Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Tibetan Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails. Some of the diseases that the Tibetan Terrier Dog can get are (PRA) Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Lens Luxation and Hip Dysplasia. If purchasing a Tibetan Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The life span of the Tibetan Terrier Dog is about 11 to 15 years.
Average body temperature for a Tibetan Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Tibetan Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
A Tibetan Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Tibetan Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Tibetan Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Tibetan Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Tibetan Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.