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  • Activity Level: moderate
  • Grooming Level: high
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Small

Lhasa Apso Breed Profile

  • Size
  • Coat
  • Character
  • Temperament
  • Care
  • Training
  • Activity
  • Ownership

Shoulder height: 9-11 inches. Weight: 12-16 lbs

The Lhasa Apso has a top coat that is long, heavy, and straight. They have a moderate undercoat of soft fur that can become matted if not properly groomed. Their coat colors are golden, sandy, honey, dark grizzle, smoke, black, parti-color, white, or brown.

The Lhasa Apso is a playful, affectionate, and breed.

They are very intelligent, playful, and great with children. Lhasa Apso are very alert and have a keen sense of hearing.

Their coat can be kept in good condition by brushing and combing daily. If not properly groomed, their thick undercoat can become matted.

The Lhasa Apso can be a stubborn and strong-willed breed with a mind of its own. They require a confident owner who can take charge.

This dog needs plenty of exercise. They enjoy playing fetch and going on walks.

Make sure you understand and research the dog breeds you are looking to own before purchasing your Lhasa Apso puppy from one of our reputable breeders. Looking for your new pet can be very difficult. Each puppy breed is different. Do your breed research by reading our dog breed profile about the Lhasa Apso. Navigate our Lhasa Apso puppies page below to find your perfect puppy!