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‘’Long Feather’’ Lhasa apso as Friendly Pet




Lhasa apso is the sturdy and independent dog. This bread is not sporting. They can originate from Tibet. Lhasa apso is basically long haired small to medium sized dog. Their body length is large as compare to their height. They are courageous and energetic dog which base people keep as pet.

Life span:


Their life span is approximately 13 to 14 years.

Physical appearance:


Lhasa apso is the small sized heavy haired dog. They can hang dark brown eyes and also having pendent style ears covering with hairs. Their front legs are straight and back legs are fully covered with hairs. Their feet are round and catlike with hair. Lhasa apso is also having feather covered straight tail. Their body weight is 13 to 15 pounds. Their body height is also 10 to 11 inches.

Coat color:


Lhasa apso body coat is long and dense. Their coat color is black, brown, white, red, cream and gold color.



Lhasa apso is having good temperament such as lively playful active alert and energetic dog. These dogs are obedient and affectionate with their owner. They are also good watch dog on the basis of their keen hearing ability. Some time they can show negative behavior. Basically these are attention seeker dogs. When their owner leave then and left alone then they can show separation anxiety.

Litter size:

 Lhasa apso litter size approximately 4 to 6 puppies.



Lhasa apso can required daily walk in open areas. When you can keep as pet then take care of daily walk and plenty of exercise. They are very playful dogs. So, they can require large open area such as fenced in yard for playing and exercise.



Lhasa apso is having long straight coat hairs. When you keep as pet not trim and stripped their hairs when coat is fully covered with hairs. They can need daily brushing on their top coat. They can need dry shampoo. When you keep as pet then take care of their eyes and ears.



Lhasa apso dogs are indoor dog. They can like it apartment living. They can active in indoor setting with their owner.



They can required ¾ to 1 cup of dry food on daily basis which divide into two meals.

Health and care:


Lhasa apso is basically healthy but sensitive dog. Some dogs fell in some disease such as allergies, progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), familial inherited renal dysplasia, kidney problems eye problems such as cherry eyes and bleeding ulcer. When your pet dog fell in such diseases then take care of them and take away from veterinary doctor for cure well.

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