This toy-sized Lion Dog is all heart. Incredibly hardy and sturdy, they enjoy playing with family member and other pets, but are gentle, loving, and protective. Bred as a companion dog, they are ideal for any household, and their mild manners are suited to travel, showing, and competitions. They have only one desire—to be close to the ones they love.
1. Lowchens 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Lowchen Temperament and Training
3. Lowchen Diet and Feeding
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Lowchens generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Lowchens. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Lowchen with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.