Independent yet loyal and a playful family dog. Quirky mannerisms and an enjoyable companion. Good watch dog, always willing to bark at the slightest of provocations. The Breed Standard describes them as "Gay and assertive, highly intelligent, aloof with strangers".
Small. The Breed Standard stipulates height to be about 25cm, weight 4-7kg.
Generally a healthy breed with few breed-specific problems.
Perhaps they think they are bigger than they actually are, so be careful if you see them taking on bigger dogs!
Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.