United Kennel Club

LÖWCHEN Official UKC Breed Standard Revised March 1, 2007 @Copyright 1995, United Kennel Club. The goals and purposes of this breed standard include: to furnish guidelines for breeders who wish to maintain the quality of their breed and to improve it; to advance this breed to a state of similarity throughout the world; and to […]

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ANKC Lowchen

Lowchen (Little Lion Dog) Last updated: 22 May 2009 Kennel Club, London 1994 Amended July 1996 Group 1 (Toys) History: General Appearance: Coat clipped in traditional lion clip, tail also clipped, topped with plume, giving appearance of a little lion. Strongly built, active, well balanced and alert. Characteristics: Gay, happy, lively little dog. Temperament: Intelligent, […]

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Belgian 1904 Standard Little Lion Dog, Leeuwtje, Lowenhundchen General Appearance 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. Head Short; skull rather broad. Nose Black, not turned up.  Eyes Round, large and intelligent, […]

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UK KC Lowchen

The Kennel Club (UK) Standard Lowchen (Little Lion Dog) Toy Group  GENERAL APPEARANCE Coat clipped in traditional lion clip, tail also clipped, topped with plume, giving appearance of a little lion. Strongly built, active, well balanced and alert. CHARACTERISTICS Gay, happy, lively little dog. TEMPERAMENT Intelligent, affectionate showing no sign of aggression. HEAD AND SKULL […]

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Australian 1981 Standard This is NOT a current standard. It is no longer applicable. Löwchen Toy Group Revised Standard of the Lowchen Characteristics Intelligent, lively and affectionate.  General Appearance A strongly built, active, well balanced and alert little dog whose presentation gives the “little Lion” appearance Head and Skull Short, fairly broad skull, flat between […]

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Federation Cynologique International (FCI) Standard No233/11.09.1995/GB This is NOT a current standard. It is no longer applicable. Löwchen Group 9 Companion & Toy Alternative Names:Little Lion Dog, Petit Chien Lion TRANSLATION: The Kennel Union of Southern Africa. ORIGIN: France. DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD: 11.09.1995. UTILIZATION: Companion. FCI’S CLASSIFICATION: Group 9 Companions […]

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American Kennel Club (AKC) Standard This is NOT a current standard. It is no longer applicable. Löwchen Non-sporting Group  General Appearance A small, bright, and lively dog that originated as a companion breed in Pre-Renaissance Europe where ladies of the court groomed it in the likeness of a little lion. Breed characteristics are a compact, […]

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ANKC Lowchen

New Zealand Kennel Club (NZKC) Standard Lowchen Toy Group  CHARACTERISTICS: Intelligent, lively and affectionate. GENERAL APPEARANCE: A strongly built, active, well balanced and alert little dog whose presentation gives the “little Lion” appearance. Head and Skull: Short, fairly broad skull, flat between the ears, head carried proud and high. Well defined stop. Short, strong muzzle. […]

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Canadian Kennel Club (CanKC) Standard Löwchen Non-Sporting Group  General Appearance: Strongly built, active, well balanced and alert little dog whose presentation (i.e. coat and tail clipped in traditional lion clip) gives the “little lion” appearance. Head: Short. Skull wide in proportion, flat between the ears, head carried proud and high. Well defined stop. Short, strong […]

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American Kennel Club (AKC) Standard Löwchen Non-sporting Group  General Appearance A small, bright, and lively dog that originated as a companion breed in pre-Renaissance Europe where ladies of the court groomed it in the likeness of a little lion. Breed characteristics are a compact, balanced body; a relatively short, broad topskull and muzzle; and a […]

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