Momo the Telomian at 7 months old from Malaysia—"Momo is an active and playful female dog. She likes to bark at toads. She jumps all around my yard catching grasshoppers."
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The Telomian comes in both a short and a wiry coat. Colors include black and white, tan and white, Sable and white, with large patches of color. The breed can come with or without a black mask.
The Telomian is athletic and sturdy. A friendly dog that gets along well with both children and adults, including strangers. This breed does not bark, but rather makes howling sounds.
Height: 15–19 inches (38–48 cm)
Weight: 18–28 pounds (8–13 kg)
Generally a healthy breed.
The Telomian will do okay in an apartment if it gets enough exercise. It is very active indoors and a small yard will do.
The Telomian needs vigorous daily exercise. This breed needs a long daily walk.
About 12-14 years
About 5-8 puppies
The short coat of the Telomian requires little grooming, whereas the wiry coat needs to be brushed a little more. This breed is an average shedder.
This rare breed originated in Malaysia, the Telomian dog can be found in its purest form in isolated villages in the in the rainforests of the Malay Peninsula near the Telom River.
Meet Belle! Belle is 1 ½ years old in this photo.
This is Belle at only 8 weeks of age.
Belle the Telomian dog relaxing
This is Belle when she was 3 ½ years old.
Peek-a-boo! Belle the Telomian dog under the table.