Lhasa Apso


The Lhasa Apso is a toy companion dog that originated in the Tibetan area. The breed is a symbol of Tibet’s peace and fortune.
Lhasa Apso

Appearance & Grooming

The Lhasa Apso is a small dog. They have a long, thick, and dense double coat in black, golden, grizzle, red, white, and brown. The Lhasa Apso sheds infrequently, but still benefits from regular brushing.

Behavior & Disposition

The Lhasa Apso is intelligent, active, playful, devoted, and alert. They tend to play well with older children and other dogs. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with younger children.

Activity Level

The Lhasa Apso has a moderate activity level. It is recommended to feed them a high-quality protein diet for healthy skin and a thick coat.


The Lhasa Apso is an intelligent dog and is easily trainable. However, highly repetitive training is not an effective method for this breed.

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