Small dog breeds
|Size Type:||Small dog breeds|
|Height:||10 inches (25 cm)|
|Form of ear:||Lop-eared|
|Form of a tail:||Tail kink|
|Life span:||12-14 years|
|Japanese Site：||Lhasa Apso|
Is one of the indigenous dog of four that emerged from the mountainous region of Tibet , knee joint inspection , ophthalmic examination Lhasa Apso had been kept as pets popular in homes and monasteries . In between studying Tibetan monks , the human soul is believed to enter the body of the Lhasa Apso with death , during the centuries , it has attracted the respect of people . There was also that by Dalai Lama leader of Tibetan Buddhism from generation to generation , it has been presented to the Chinese emperor . Like the indigenous Tibetan other dogs , has a thick long coat , this dog was protect them from cold air of the mountain . Today , such as cheerful temperament and keen sense of hearing , the nature of the Lhasa Apso is able to see the same characteristics as when was in the mountains of Tibet this dog a long time ago . 1929 , at the dog show in London , this breed gained popularity as a " dog charm of the Orient " , is the first time exhibitors . In 1933 , it was certified by the English Kennel Club .
Length is longer than the withers. The head is slightly narrow, meat is depressed is on the eye. Eye of the egg-shaped and positioned facing the front, eye color is dark brown. Nose is black. Proboscis is the length of the medium, what is angular is not preferable. Tail with a rich decoration hair is carrying high on the back. Rich coat is hard heavy and straight. Small head and body, completely hidden in the long coat. Coat covering the face and shape the beard and whiskers. It is covered with coat in both ears, limbs.
It is a loving dog that wants to play and if you look at the master, but not sociable with others. Some places irascible bold. It's appearance and cuddly unintentionally, but it is not a pet dog ideal. Because it is not very forgiving even for children, it is not suitable for families with children with no young children and caring.
Gold, sand, honey, dark Gurizuru, slate, smoke, black, party color. Lion or gold is preferred in the show. In this case, dark tip enters the bristles of beard and ear.
How to Care & How to Train
Care of in-depth pretty coat becomes absolutely necessary. In addition to daily brushing, twice a week, which requires careful grooming over time.
Since activities like, need moderate amount of exercise, regardless of the indoor and outdoor. It may not be a long walk, but it is to create a daily routine of regular exercise, and exercise accordingly.
Disease to be careful
Dermatitis, pyloric stenosis, perianal adenoma, disc herniation, entropion, keratitis, cataract, pan-progressive retinal atrophy, renal dysfunction, tracheal collapse, renal glycosuria, calcium oxalate urolithiasis, stole bytes urine stone disease, silica urolithiasis, patella luxation, entropion disease
Disease that can be seen occasionally
Inspection want to
Knee joint inspection, ophthalmic examination