Terrier is double-coated. If your dog is combed once a week or every ten
days or so, mats should not form. Mats are to be avoided - a matted
Tibetan Terrier is a neglected Tibetan Terrier.
The coat has
a way of casting off dirt, so frequent bathing is not required, especially
considering that Tibetan Terriers are absolutely without odor. The only
clipping required on a Tibetan Terrier is of the toenails. The hairs in
the ears should be watched, and removed periodically, so that not too much
accumulates, causing wax to pile up, with possible ear trouble.
Terrier tries hard to please, so the last thing anyone should think of
doing is to hit them for any reason. All that is needed is to be
"asked" to do what is required and the request will be met. They
do have ideas of their own at times, such as not coming when called while
puppies, but as they grow older they become more obedient.
They do not
roam, either males or females, and will not run away. Tibetan Terriers,
however, should be under control at all times. They should be exercised
either in a fenced yard or on a lead. They like to be near their family
and are content to lie on the floor at their owner's feet. They are
wonderful little travelers and sit quietly in a car or curl up and go to
sleep on the seat.
exceptionally hardy, and are free of many diseases and ailments common to
many other breeds.