The Tibetan Spaniel is a breed of assertive, small, intelligent dogs originating in Tibet. This breed is not a spaniel; in the original meaning of the term; its breeding and role differs from other spaniels and spaniels are gun dogs. The spaniel name may have been given due to its resemblance to the bred-down lapdog versions of the hunting spaniels, such as the Cavalier King Charles spaniel.
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This breed is also called Simkhyi, Tibbie as well as Tibetan Spaniel.
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