The lion-hearted Lowchen is courageous and charismatic.

Vital Stats

Height: 12 to 14 inches at shoulder
Weight: 9 to 18 pounds
Coat: soft and long
Life span: 13 to 15 years

Summary
The Lowchen is a toy breed that was developed as a companion dog and still finds itself in this role today. Active and smart, they do very well in dog competitions such as obedience and agility, and surpass the expectations that many have for a family companion. Full Lowchen profile on DogTime.com

Apartment appropriate:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Vigor:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
2.9 out of 5 stars (2.9 / 5)