Like his cousin the Lhasa, the Tibetan Spaniel
originated as a watchdog in monastic temples, or lamaseries. Guarding your sofa from intruders is right up his alley. He is sturdy and will enjoy a walk around the block, but he will be equally satisfied with indoor play, such as chasing a toy. The Tibbie, as he’s nicknamed, is 10 inches tall and weighs 9 to 15 pounds.
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