Are you looking for a Lhasa Apso in Georgia? Puppies Galore is the best place to purchase a Lhasa Apso puppy. Lhasa Apso are also called “Little Lion Dogs”. Lhasa Apsos are not as common as dog breeds like the Shih Tzu which are similar to the Lhasa Apso. Because they are not as well known they are more-rare. You will not find Lhasa Apso puppies for sale as often as some of the other small breeds. Anyone who has ever owned a Lhasa Apso will tell you, this small breed of dog has a lot of great qualities that many people look for in a dog breed. Most people who have owned a Lhasa Apso will continue to own other Lhasa Apso dogs for the rest of their lives. If you would like to find some quick facts about the Lhasa Apso breeds, you can read more below. If you would simply like to call us with any questions you have, you can do that too. We look forward to hearing from you.
Lifespan – 11 to 15 years – The Lhasa Apso, like most small breeds, has a long lifespan.
Activity Level – Low to Moderate – The Lhasa Apso is a relatively low energy dog breed that enjoys short bursts of play and exercise.
Potential Height – 9 to 11 inches tall at the shoulder.
Potential Weight – 11 to 18 pounds
Barking – Moderate – All dogs can be trained to curve their barking habits. The Lhasa Apso breed originates from Tibet where they were used to warn Monks of intruders. If someone made it passed the much larger guard dogs outside, the Lhasa Apso was used to alert the Monks with its bark.
Shedding – Little – The Lhasa Apso does not shed very often but it is important to read important breed information listed below.
Family Friendly – Somewhat – While they are great family dogs, they are not the most patient of breeds. Therefore, they will be less likely to tolerate pestering from young children. They are also untrusting of strangers, which is not necessarily a bad thing.
Pet Friendly – Moderately – The Lhasa Apso, staying true to its nickname, “Little Lion Dog” likes to be King (or Queen) of its domain. If it is allowed to be the dominant one in the house, it will easily get along with other dogs. It is best to have a Lhasa Apso as the first dog in the household. If you have other dogs it is best to get a Lhasa Apso as a puppy so it can learn and accept its place as the non-alpha.
Important Breed Information – The Lhasa Apso has hair that can easily grow to the floor. It requires regular bathing and brushing to keep it from becoming tangled and unmanageable. Some people opt to keep their hair short so it is easier to manage. A Lhasa Apso with long, well maintained hair, will certainly get a lot of compliments. They simply have beautiful hair.
Still have more questions about the Lhasa Apso breed? Would like to inquire about purchasing a Lhasa Apso? Don’t hesitate to call Puppies Galore with any and all questions you have. We are here to help you before, during, and after the purchase of your Lhasa Apso. You can also: check out some of the other breeds we commonly have in our store, see our current puppies we have for sale, or look at some breeds that are similar to the Lhasa Apso. We have listed breeds with similar qualities below.