The Tibetan Spaniel is not related to spaniels. This is a small dog that looks rather like a Pekingese, but with a slightly longer face, less profuse coat and no extra skin around the eyes. The coat comes in many shades, gold, cream, fawn, red, white, black and black & tan. They may be solid, multi-colored or shaded. This is a breed who love comforts and companionship and display a charming, good nature. Tibetan Spaniels live to play and are heartier than their size may suggest.
All solid colors and mixtures permissible.
Once a year their coat comes out in clumps. Regular brushing is needed. This breed is an average shedder.
Prone to any major health problems, but they may overheat or have respiratory problems because of their short faces. Progressive retinal atrophy, juvenile kidney disease, patellar luxation, hip dysplasia, liver shunt. To minimize the risk of your Spaniel developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a puppy from a reputable breeder.