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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. 

Please be advised the information provided is purely an indicator of breed traits and characteristics and that within some breeds there can be significant variation.