Learn about the temperament and personality of the Lowchen. Discover what he’s like to live with, his traits and characteristics and how he generally behaves.
The Lowchen is a bright, happy, easygoing, and a lively little guy. He is outgoing, optimistic, fun-loving, and sociable. He is affectionate, loyal, and devoted and will crave your attention. Lowchens firmly attach themselves to their families. They are good with children, other dogs, and other pets. They are extremely protective of their families and will bark to warn of danger or an impending knock at the door. Because they are eager to please, they are obedient with their masters. They are easy to train and learn quickly. They do quite well in obedience, rally, and agility competitions. The Lowchen enjoys a mental challenge and is agile and quick! He also enjoys daily walks, jogging, and hiking. They love to play outside with their families. The Lowchen loves to hang out with his family, no matter what they are doing. He is quite an inquisitive little clown and can be entertaining to watch. He is also attentive, receptive, gentle, and sensitive. They can be problem barkers and problem diggers, but obedience training should help with that, and a Lowchen will generally calm down when you tell him to.
The Lowchen is intelligent and quite easy to train. He learns new commands quickly at an above average rate.
The Lowchen sheds practically no hair at all. You’ll virtually never find a hair in your home!
Pet coat (less work): Cut his coat short every few months and then it only needs to be brushed every so often.
Show coat (more work): Professionally groom his coat to the breed standard. Brush it daily.