Anyone heard of, or met any Lowchens?

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  1. Freehold

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    There are two who come to matches, etc where we train (owned by 2 different people). Very happy, up beat little dogs.
     
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    how cute! i have never heard of them before either but theyre adorable!
     
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    I met one before and it seemed really sweet and friendly, but then again it was a fairly short encounter so I can't really say for sure.
     
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    Awesome dogs! There are a few people at our club who have them. I find them to be a little more toned down in ways from other "small breeds", they aren't really like toys. They're less hyper, manic, a little more calm in otherwise exciting situations. Can't speak as to living with one, but you have two choices with coat, keep it groomed or keep it clipped.
     
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    I have met a few in agility. They seem to be quite active, similar to papillions in energy. Though not quite there in drive.
     
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    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    I like the couple I've met but can't get over the haircut...

    Welsh, hyper and manic are good traits as far as I'm concerned.
     
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    Never met one but always thought they seemed cool. :)
     
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    lol, I'd hate to say that I like them, but... yeah I do have a thing for those kinds of dogs!

    I think I could see a Lowchen doing agility, but yeah they don't remind me of those really "drivey" dogs you typically see revved and ready at the start.
     
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    I noticed there is a breeder down London way... Since I'm likely going to a Wolfhound Special that way (the Canadian National I think) I might try to hit up the breeder for a visit :) I don't mind some activity, but I do need something that won't be running laps indoors all the time. That would drive me crazy (one reason I don't want a Papillion as much as I think they are adorable). Too many really small breeds are also really hyper, but my son is really into the idea of a lap dog, and my house really doesn't suit the bigger dogs. I'm also intrigued by their rarity :D
     
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    You'd love my boyfriend then LOL :D

    I don't think lowchen are welsh though. They're little lions, and I know for sure none of that is lion in welsh!

    I've never met one in person. They're meant to be little big dogs though I think!!
     
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    From what I've read they are claimed by France, but there's as much or more history of them in Germany. The name is more German. Not Welsh though ;)
     
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    OH! NO! *Points-to-user-name* She was referencing me, sorry for the confusion.
     
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    :rofl1: lmao
     

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