Country of Origin: Tibet.
Size: Height: 25 cm (9.75 inches); Weight: 13-15 pounds (5.9-6.8kg)
Coat: The topcoat is long and straight. The undercoat is shorter and slightly softer.
Character: Lhasa Apsos are calm, loyal, and lovable. They enjoy company, but are wary of strangers.
Temperament: This dog gets along well with children, other dogs, and any household pets.
Care: The dog must be groomed thoroughly with a brush and comb twice a week. Great care must be taken to avoid breaking the hair. Keep the eyes and ears clean, and trim excess hair from between the pads of the feet.
Training: This breed can be somewhat obstinate. Always use positive reinforcement, and never use harsh words.
Activity: This dog has normal exercise needs. It is quite happy indoors and doesn’t need to go for long walks.