Breed Health

lhasa-apso-health

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    Tips for training your Lhasa Apso

    The Lhasa Apso has a bit of a reputation in the canine world for being difficult to train. This doesn’t make training impossible, so don’t lose heart! It just means you’ll need to be persistent. To help you, here are some important golden rules. Never use physical punishment The Lhasa Apso doesn’t react well to…   Read More »

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    Lhasa Apso temperament: pros and cons

    Lhasa Apsos are beguiling little dogs with their dark, soulful eyes and their abundance of fur. Before you go out and pick a Lhasa pup though, it’s important to be realistic about what you can expect. Like all good relationships, the bond you have with your dog will need to be based on acceptance, understanding…   Read More »

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    FAQs on the Lhasa Apso

    The Lhasa Apso is a unique little dog with an interesting background and some special needs in terms of daily care. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about this breed. What is the Lhasa Apso’s temperament like? Generally speaking, the Lhasa Apso can be a bit of an enigma,with many different sides…   Read More »

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    Is the Lhasa Apso right for you?

    Many people make the mistake of choosing a dog breed purely on the basis of the dog’s physical appearance. Don’t be one of these people! In order to get the right dog for you, you’ll need to take into account all sorts of lifestyle factors. For the Lhasa Apso, the ideal owner is someone who:…   Read More »

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    The fascinating history of the Lhasa Apso

    The Lhasa Apso is a special little dog with a unique history. Here are some interesting things to know about the origins of this lovable breed. Where does the Lhasa Apso originate from? These lovely long haired dogs come all the way from Tibet, the home of the Himalayas. In this harsh mountain environment, the…   Read More »

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    Health problems in Lhasa Apsos

    Lhasa Apsos are the darlings of the show ring with their long sweeping hair and endearing looks. With their status as one of the most ancient breeds, it’s hard to imagine they have many health problems. In fact, you’d be right in thinking that they’re quite hardy little dogs compared to other breeds. However, there…   Read More »

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    Grooming your Lhasa Apso

    The Lhasa Apso is a stylish little dog with a gorgeous long coat that needs a fair amount of upkeep to maintain it’s lovely appearance. If you don’t mind taking part in regular grooming sessions, and you enjoy the look of a long haired dog, this could well be the breed for you. Here are…   Read More »

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    Fascinating facts about the Lhasa Apso

    Have you ever wondered what makes these little dogs so special? Here are some fascinating facts to help you understand what’s unique about them. Lhasa Apsos are one of the oldest dog breeds A genetic study in 2004 by the journal “Science” found that the Lhasa Apso was the 14th oldest breed in the world,…   Read More »

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    Common myths about the Lhasa Apso

    These lovable Tibetan creatures are a firm favourite with those who have chosen them as their canine companions. If you’re thinking of getting your own Lhasa Apso, there are a few common myths to be aware of. Here they are. MYTH: Lhasa Apsos are hypo-allergenic TRUTH: Whilst it’s true that the Lhasa Apso’s beautiful long…   Read More »

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    How to choose a Lhasa Apso puppy

    The temperament and physical appearance of the Lhasa Apso can vary greatly from dog to dog, which can make choosing a Lhasa Apso puppy from a litter a difficult task. Luckily, there are a few simple tests you can do to see what a pup’s personality will be like. These tests apply to all dog…   Read More »

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