Also known as the Lion Dog Petit Chien Lion (pronounced Lerven-chun) is an old breed to be descended from Tibetan dogs. Many governments see as a member of the Bichon / Poodle family and have evolved in the Mediterranean countries. Other sources say that the Löwchen the two dates. While European drawings and paintings and writings from the 15th century have continued to represent and describe an undeniable resemblance to dogs than dog lion modern bear. It is hard to say whether the credit for the development Löwchen based in Spain , Italy, Netherlands, Germany, France or Russia, but it is officially classified as a French breed. His popularity has remained stable for over 400 years, began to decline in the early 20th century and after World War 2 was the breed almost disappeared. The fate of the Löwchen has first been recognized and addressed by Ms. Bennert Brussels and its tireless efforts to preserve the breed was conducted by Dr. Hans Rickert. is registered as the rarest breed in the world in 1960, the Löwchen is now safely restored and is becoming more popular again, but it remains one of the least known and somewhat affordable toys. The Löwchen the first time in Britain in 1968 and the breed has Kennel Club granted recognition in 1971.
Funny, lively and very dedicated dog owners for dog Leo is very attractive and a wonderful companion. It is a race on the inside the loving comfort of home and farm of his people, he does not fit both physically and emotionally for a life outside or long periods of separation from family. This requires the company, offset by a degree of obstinacy and selfishness. It is therefore important that it should be gently but firmly trained in its place in the house he overestimates its importance and the role of leader. He is a member nice small, both with people and, generally, other dogs, but his self-confidence and assertiveness can naturally lead to other challenges dogs of the same sex, especially dogs with whom he shares his home. Strangers approaching the house will be achieved with a system of early warning which has few equals. It will defend its territory, without fear of long, loud, deep bark. This bark can be a nuisance to neighbors if efforts should be made to discourage inappropriate alarms. Although at first sight, seem very vulnerable, it is a tough, hard dog as seen in the muscles in a show cut Löwchen. He is very active and playful and enjoys a solid game and is a playmate ideal for older children. Despite his love for hugs and strives to treat it as a graceful ornament still would make it a disservice. Its good temperament, his playfulness and loyalty are qualities that have earned her many admirers, and who still loved him, everyone he meets.
On Löwchen is an abundance of energy and must often perform. Many of these can be provided by playing around the house, but regular walks should be taken into account not only for himself, physically fit, but also to avoid boredom by presenting some interesting things to see and felt. If a security zone can be found, it will be able to move freely enjoy. His agility and his enthusiasm for the exercise to make him a good candidate for the sport of dog agility.
All dogs need large or small, and should be entitled to receive basic obedience training at least. The intelligence is a recognized feature of the Löwchen and training should not be difficult because it is quick to learn, sensitivity, and eager to please those he loves and respects. All training must be based on rewards and praise for the efforts of a job well done. severe physical or verbal corrections have no place in training and, if used, including methods to cause the dog to fear and possible relationship between dog and handler to attack. Socialization should begin in childhood. By introducing the puppy as many types of people, animals and situations he encounters during his life, he will become a well adjusted, happy adult you trust.