Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Lhasa Apso

 

Home

Photo Album

Why Adopt?

Adoption Sites

NDRC's Poll

Puppy Mills

Are You Nuts About Mutts?

To Neuter or Not to Neuter?

Breed Index

Link To Us!

Canines Online

October: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month  

Dogs in the Encyclopedia

Dog Facts

Ways To Help When You Can't Adopt

Awards I Have Won

Win My Award

Award Winners

Sign My Guestbook!        

View My Guestbook! 

What Is Rescue?

Your Dog's Age

Quiz: Are You Ready For A Dog?

What is Your Dog Saying?

How to Choose the Right Dog

Preparing for your New Dog

Supplies

Books and Magazines

Taking Care of your Dog

First Aid Supplies for your Dog

First Aid 

Toxic Plants for your Dog

A Checklist for a Healthy Dog

Warm and Cold Weather Suggestions  

Dog Food

Recipes

Save a Stray

                                                                                                                                                          

                                           

                                                                           

 

Breed: Lhasa Apso
Country of Origin: Tibet
AKC Group: Non-sporting
Function: Watch dog, companion
Life Span: 12-14 years
Appearance: Dark eyes, long hair & low to the ground
Color: White, black, reddish brown, cream, gray, parti-color
Coat Type: Long, straight, shedding
Grooming: Frequent brushing, eye cleaning
Height: 9-11 inches
Weight: 12-15 pounds
Activity Level: Very high
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Low
Good With Children: No
Good With Pets: Medium
Good With Strangers: No
Character: Suspicious
Home Environment: Keep indoors, walk daily
Best Owner: Single owner, or low key family
Potential Problems:
Behavior: Bossy, snippy, aggressive, tantrums, barking, anti-social
Physical: Respiratory problems, injuries to eyes
Recommendations: No spoiling