22 April 2008

Monaco Dog Show - Lowchen

I don't know the name of this dog - just snapped him or her at the show. The Lowchen is a member of the Bichon family. and shares, with the Pekinese, the name of Little Lion Dog. This is because it's always shown in a 'lion clip' complete with mane and fluffed tail, giving it the appearance of a lion in miniature. It is an affectionate, happy, healthy little dog, known in Europe for several centuries.

1 comment:

WendyB said...

How dare this dog treat on Pekingese terroritory. Off with its head!


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