Tibetan Terrier Dog Breed

Thinking of getting a Tibetan Terrier Dog and want to know if a Tibetan Terrier is suitable for your household?

Use the Tibetan Terrier information on this website to learn more about adaptability, health issues, life span of Tibetan Terrier and more.

Tibetan Terrier Facts

  • Name: Tibetan Terrier
  • Other Names: Tsang Apso, Dokhi Apso
  • Origin: Tibet
  • Breed Group: Non Sporting (AKC:1973)
  • Breed Type: Purebred


Tibetan Terrier Dog Facts

Tibetan Terrier Information

The Tibetan terrier evolved as an all-purpose dog, able to accompany its owner on any job. It is square-proportioned, compact and powerfully built. Its double coat, consisting of a profuse fine, long (straight or slightly wavy) outer coat and a soft wooly undercoat, provided protection from the harsh Tibetan climate. Long hair falls forward over the eyes and foreface. The feet are large, flat and round, producing a snowshoe effect for maximum traction in difficult terrain. The stride is free and effortless.

Gentle and amiable, the Tibetan terrier makes a charming, dependable companion both indoors and out. It is equally up for an adventure in the field, a game in the yard or a snooze in the house. It is sensitive, very companionable and willing to please.

What to do if you lose your Tibetan Terrier

If your Tibetan Terrier Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. Report the lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.

3. Telephone the nearby vet clinics to see if someone has handed in your missing pet.

4. Phone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.

5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.

What to do if you find a lost Tibetan Terrier

If you find a Tibetan Terrier Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:

1. List the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.

3. Contact the Local Council to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the pet to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your area.

5. Take the pet to the local Vet who usually scan the animal’s microchip and call the registered owner of the pet.

Laws Regarding Missing Pets

1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.

2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.

3. You must contact your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.

4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.

5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.