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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