Everything you need to know about Lhasa Apsos
Lhasa Apsos are moderately active dogs. They have a very long, straight and silky coat. Lhasa Apsos can be a variety of colours including black, white, blue, grey and a range of creams and browns. There’s lots of doggy behaviour that comes naturally to all breeds of dog, including Lhasa Apsos, from digging and chasing to searching and retrieving.
Thinking about giving a Lhasa Apso a forever home? Here are some Lhasa Apso facts that might help you decide.
Caring for Lhasa Apsos
Every dog is different with their own personality and needs. Here are some areas to think about when taking care of a Lhasa Apso.
How much exercise does a Lhasa Apso need?
Lhasa Apsos are usually moderately active dogs who need regular exercise and stimulation to keep them physically and mentally healthy. Lhasa Apsos are brachycephalic which means they have flat faces. See our page...
How much food does a Lhasa Apso need?
The amount of food a Lhasa Apso needs depends on their:
- activity levels
How much grooming does a Lhasa Apso need?
Lhasa Apsos have a very long coat that needs regular brushing and detangling. They are also likely to need professional grooming and clipping.
To help your dog feel comfortable with handling and groomi...
What size crate do you need for a Lhasa Apso?
When inside their crate, your dog should have plenty of space to:
- sit and stand up at their full height
- turn around without touching the sides
- lie down fully s...
Before you give any dog a home, it’s important to know about possible health issues. Not every dog will suffer them but it’s good to be prepared.
To find out more about potential health issues for Lh...
Lhasa Apso behaviour and training
Even if you think you know about Lhasa Apsos, it’s important to remember that every dog has their own personality.
Are Lhasa Apsos easy to train?
You can teach any breed of dog new tricks! It’s all about positive learning. Find out what your dog loves so you can use this to reward them after a success. Whether it’s small food treats, toys or lots of praise, tra...
What’s the temperament of a Lhasa Apso?
Just like you, every dog is an individual with their own unique personality and prior experiences. So, every Lhasa Apso temperament is different. As dogs grow from puppies, they learn all about the world. They develo...
Are Lhasa Apsos good with children?
Every dog has their own unique personality that has been shaped by their own experiences of the world. They’ll have their own likes and dislikes and will respond to situations in different ways. However, there are som...