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LaPerm Short Hair

LaPerm Long Hair Profile

Lifespan: 10-15 Years

Avg height: 15-20 cms

Avg weight Female: 2.2-3 kg

Avg weight Male: 3-4.5 kg

Coat type: Short, soft, curly coat

Coat colours and body type: A small breed, the LaPerm is athletic with a mildly exotic look. This breed is seen in every imaginable combination of colour, pattern, and texture and is easily distinguished by their trademark curls.  

Grooming required: Low - weekly brush.

Similar Breeds: LaPerm Longhair, Siamese, Somali, Japanese bobtail

Health Profile: No known genetic predispositions, generally hearty healthy breed. The wavy coat is a result of a dominant genetic mutation.

LaPerm Short Hair temperament

This breed is distinctly gentle, and make quiet, sweet, affectionate yet inquisitive companions, who enjoy the company of their human owners.