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Breed Information

Temperament

  • Affectionate, Alert, Cheerful, Gentle, Intelligent, Lively, Loyal, Playful, Social
  • Affectionate, Alert, Cheerful, Energetic, Friendly, Gentle, Intelligent, Loving, Loyal, Playful, Responsive, Social

Trainability

  • Hard
  • Easy

Shedding

  • Minimal
  • Moderate, Seasonal

Grooming

  • Moderate Maintenance
  • Low Maintenance

Breed Type

  • Minimal
  • Moderate, Seasonal

Good With

  • Kids
  • Kids

Size

  • Small

Body Statics

Min Life Expectancy

12 Years

Min.

10 Years

Min.

Max Life Expectancy

15 Years

Max.

12 Years

Max.

Max Height

  • 9-10 Inches
  • 22-24 Inches

Max Weight

  • 4-7 Kg
  • 55-70 Kg

Characteristics

Sensitivity Level

  • High
  • High

Barking

  • Frequent
  • Occasional

Mouthiness

  • Moderate
  • Considerable

Cat Friendly

  • Yes
  • Yes

Hunting Drive

  • High
  • Low

Impulse to Wander

  • Low
  • Medium

Health

Conditions, Risk Profiles

  • Condition Risk
  • Cryptorchidism High
  • Necrotizing Meningo-Encephalitis High
  • Patellar Luxation Medium
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus High
  • Portosystemic Shunts Medium
  • Condition Risk
  • Cancer High
  • Cardiomyopathy High
  • Cataracts High
  • Elbow Dysplasia Medium
  • Entropion High
  • Exercise Induced Collapse High
  • Hip Dysplasia Medium
  • Osteochondrosis of the Ankle/Knee High
  • Osteochondrosis of the Elbow High
  • Patellar Luxation High
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