The Tibetan Terrier evolved over many centuries, surviving in Tibet’s extreme climate and difficult terrain. The breed developed a protective double coat, compact size, unique foot construction, and great agility. The Tibetan Terrier is a medium-sized dog, profusely coated, of powerful build, and square in proportion. The breed is highly intelligent, sensitive, loyal, devoted and affectionate. The Tibetan Terrier serves as a steadfast, devoted companion in all of his owner’s endeavors.