Lhasa Apso (Lhasa Apso)

Lhasa Apso, Lhasa, Tibet Lhasa lion dog, Tibet dog Yabusu

Lhasa Apso (Lhasa Apso) Lhasa Apso, Lhasa, Tibet Lhasa lion dog, Tibet dog Yabusu

Breed characteristics

  • Popularity: 7
  • Training: 3
  • Size: 2
  • Mind: 3
  • Security: 9
  • Relations with children: 10
  • Dexterity: 4
  • Shedding: 3


Lhasa Apso is from Tibet, where she was highly regarded as a watchdog. in palaces and monasteries. Today Lhasa is no longer a palace guards, but above all, she is a family companion who is loyally protects your family from danger. Although short, Lhasa reliable and independent dog.


Small in size but strong dog. Pretty head large, with a plentiful beard and mustache. The skull is straight, rather narrow. The muzzle is medium sized, the nose is large. Medium sized eyes and dark brown. Ears are hanging, covered with long hair. The tail is long. Wool can have any color: black, gold, sand, honey, dark brown, brown.

  • Lhasa is very independent, its purpose is to please to myself.
  • Lhasa is ripening slowly. Do not expect too much and too much fast.
  • Lhasa’s beautiful coat needs a lot of care. Expect do a lot of work, or pay professional groomers.
  • Dental care is important. Brush your teeth Lhasa regularly, and visit your veterinarian periodically for checks teeth and gums.



Despite her appearance, Lhasa’s lap-dogs are tough. She independent, stubborn and courageous. Lhasa Apso is hardy and energetic breed. They are cautious and suspicious of strangers. The dog is considered one of the most tender breeds.


It is calm, quiet, funny, proud, smart, but stubborn and independent dog. She is faithful to her master and gets along well with children, takes other dogs and other animals. Lhasa is not recommended for families with small children, or in homes where there is rude children. They tend to bite if pissed off.


She is smart enough to understand what is required of her, but sensitive to the approach. Being a very stubborn dog, training must be firm, consistent, gentle, done with patience, slowly.

A haircut

This dog’s coat is required to be brushed weekly to prevent hair from tangling. Ears must be clean and the hair between the paw pads should be removed. Wool should to be combed with parting from the nostrils, head, back to tail.


Lhasa is an active dog, but its relatively small size allows you to meet energy needs or short walks or energetic games in the yard, or even at home. Lhasa is a wonderful dog for an apartment. She needs socialization and training.

Common diseases

Lhasa apso prone to such diseases:

  • Red eyes;
  • dislocation of the patella;
  • allergy;
  • sebaceous adenitis;
  • dry keratoconjunctivitis;
  • progressive retinal atrophy;
  • renal dysplasia.


This is a great companion dog.

Breed Information

A country Tibet
Life span 12-14 years old
Height Males: 25-28 cm Bitches: 25-28 cm
Weight Males: 6-8 kg Bitches: 5-7 kg
Long wool longhair
Colour black, gold, sand, honey, dark brown, brown
Group for children, decorative
Price 400 – 900 $

Breed photo

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