Belgian 1904 Standard
Little Lion Dog, Leeuwtje, Lowenhundchen
A small ladies’ dog, very active and intelligent, always one-third of the body be clipped or shaved, giving him with his profuse collar the appearance of a lion en miniature.
Short; skull rather broad.
Black, not turned up.
Round, large and intelligent, dark in colour; eyelids dark.
Long and hanging, well feathered.
Small, short but well proportioned.
Fine and straight.
Small and round; nails dark in colour.
Of medium length; clipped at the root and well feathered at the tip.
Rather long and wavy, but not curly.
All colours, self-coloured or parti-colours; the most preferable colours are the self-white, black and lemon.
Height at shoulder
From 8 to 14 inches
From 5 to 9 lb.
As published in Hondenrassen, 1904.