Tibetan mastiffs equally adapted to high altitudes of Tibet

As humans have expanded into new environments and civilizations, man’s best friend, dogs, have been faithful companions at their sides. Now, with DNA sequencing technology readily available to examine the dog genome, scientists are gaining new insights into canine evolution. In a new study published in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution, author Dong-Dong Wu, […]

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About the Tibetan Spaniel

by me’nthedogs The Tibetan Spaniel is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Originating in palaces and monasteries in Tibet, and across the border in China, these little dogs were mainly used as watchdogs, patrolling the high walls of the monasteries in the Himalayas mountains. They were also regarded by the […]

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Shih Tzu: Tibetan Lion Dog

The Shih Tzu dog breed survived a tragic history to become one of the most popular toy breeds around today. Shih Tzu historical information reveals that the breed has roots in royalty.

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