The Lhasa Apso puppies are friendly pet. Here is your informative A-list of Lhasa Apso. The Lhasa Apso is also known as Lhasa or Lhasa Terrier. This Lhasa Apso was originated from Tibet over two thousand years ago. The dog name was derived from the sacred city of Lhasa. They were used to be guard dog for Tibetan palaces and temples. It is an ancient dog breed and belongs to the fourteen ancient dog breed. The fourteen ancient dog breed include Alaskan Malamute, Afghan Hound, Akita Inu, Basenji, Chow Chow, Lhasa Apso, Pekingese, Samoyed, Shar Pei, Shiba Inu, Shih Tzu, Siberan Husky, Saluki and Tibetan Terrier. This dog breed was imported to England in the early 1900s. They were recognized by American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1935. Today, Lhasa Apso is a friendly family pet for everyone.

Facts about Lhasa Apso Puppies

  • Temperament – The Lhasa Apso dog is affectionate, charming, courageous, energetic, friendly, intelligent, independent, joyful, lively, obedient and vigorous. They thrive on human attention and they are a wonderful companion dog. Lhasa Apso dogs are eager to please their owner. The Lhasa Apso is prone to small dog syndrome and tends to be stubborn. Early socialization and obedience training is needed for Lhasa Apso puppies. Harsh training is not suitable for them. They are a good watch dog and they will wary of stranger. They can get along with older children and this dog breed is not recommended for small children. The Lhasa Apso is a wonderful travel mate.
  • Appearance – The Lhasa Apso has a small-sized body. They have a pair of dark brown medium-sized eyes and the muzzle is square. The ears are hanging close to the head and the nose is black. They have short legs and the front legs are straight. The feet are round. They have a thick tail which curls over the back. The Lhasa Apso has a heavy double coat and the fur is usually straight.

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Lhasa Apso Breed Information

Size Small
Height 25 – 28 cm (male and female)
Weight 6 – 8 kg (male and female)
Colour Black, brown, cream, grey, white or particolor
Group Non-sporting Breed Dog
Life Span 15 -17 years
Litter Size Average 4 – 5 puppies
Exercise Ability Daily walk is needed. Let them play around at fenced yard
Grooming Requirements Daily brushing is needed. Use dry shampoo when necessary. This dog breed is a little shedder
Environment Indoor
Barking Average
Recognition CKC, FCI, APRI, DRA, UKC, NKC, AKC, ACR, KCGB, ANKC, NZKC, CCR

The common health issue for Lhasa Apso is prone to skin problems or Kidney problems.

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If you are interested in this dog breed, you may look for Lhasa Apso adoption from Lhasa Apso rescue or look Lhasa Apso dogs for sale from Lhasa Apso dog breeders.

Lhasa Apso Puppies