Kimola:American Eskimo Dog and Lhasa Apso Mix
Facts & Origin
The Kimola - a hybrid breed
The Kimola is a popular and substantial hybrid breed bred from the Lhasa Apso and the American Eskimo Dog. This breed has a soft and dense coat that comes in three shades of color: pure white, cream white, and white with black or brown markings.
The American Eskimo Dog has a very friendly and good-natured character. He is very intelligent and learns quickly. The Lhasa Apso is another popular dog. This adorable little dog has a soft, wavy and curly coat with colors in cream, gray, black, beige and chocolate brown. The Lhasa Apso is very loyal and intelligent. He is alert and has a strong territorial behavior.
|Origin||USA - Tibet|
|Life expectancy||12 - 16 years|
|Activity level||average - low|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
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Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Kimola
A Kimola embodies the best qualities of both breeds. They are intelligent, strong in temperament and playful. Their medium build and soft coat make them an attractive companion.
They are very affectionate and love to be with their owners. They also like to be in places where they have lots of company. They can be quite loud and are pretty much always happy.
This mixed breed is usually described as very intelligent. They are easy to train and pick up new things quickly. They tend to learn very quickly what they are promised.
Even though they are ideal as a family dog, it pays to exercise them regularly. They need plenty of exercise and activity to be happy. A walk or a trip to the countryside is a great way to give them exercise.
As curious animals, mixed breeds don't like boredom and it's important to provide interactive treat toys for them to keep them occupied during their alone time.
Generally, these dogs are calm and good-natured, but they do show occasional alertness. They will instinctively react to potential danger, so they need to be well trained by their owners.
Overall, they make an excellent family dog. They are loyal, lovable and highly intelligent. With proper care and attention, they will make their owners happy for years.
Health and breeding information
Diseases of the kimmola
The Kimmola is a popular cross of two popular breeds that offer many nice features and health benefits to both parents and mixes. However, by crossing these two breeds to create a new pet, you also create some new health risks for the pet. It is important to be aware of these diseases so that you can properly care for your pet.
One of the most common diseases of the mixed breed is a predisposition to heart defects. Some of these defects involve ventricular septal defect syndrome, in which the wall between the two ventricles (heart cavities) is thinner or impermeable than normal. This syndrome can cause shortness of breath, shock symptoms, and heart failure. Therefore, it is very important that this mixed breed undergoes regular cardiac echocardiography to detect potential problems early.
Other common conditions include kidney disease, thyroid disease, and eye disease. Kidney disease is mainly associated with kidney stones, renal insufficiency, or kidney cysts, which can be detrimental to kidney function. Thyroid diseases are usually associated with hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) or hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) and can cause loss of appetite, fatigue, and weight loss. Eye diseases such as keratoconjunctivitis, glaucoma, cataracts and retinopathies are also possible health problems.
To prevent a wide range of diseases, it is very important that your pet is regularly vaccinated, dewormed and examined by your veterinarian. In addition, a balanced diet and regular exercise is also very important to keep the mix healthy. Since the Kimola is a hardy breed, with proper handling and care, you can expect it to keep you happy for a long time.
Breed characteristics of the Kimola
A Kimola has a compact, muscular body whose size ranges from 21 cm to 30 cm and whose weight can vary from 4 kg to 10 kg. The head is medium sized and broad with a strong jaw line and a prominent stop. The nose is medium sized and black. The coat is of medium length, dense and soft, the color is usually bicolor: snow-white and reddish-gold. The tail is set high, dense and bushy.
What does this mongrel look like?
The coat of the mixed breed is soft, dense and curly. It is seen in colors like white, black, blue, red or even shades of gray. The paws, ears and nose are typically black. Sometimes there is some cream colored hair as well. The palms, feet and underside of the belly are usually white. A "V" shaped dorsal fur stripe often forms on the head. The coat of this breed is not only beautiful to look at, but also very well groomed. The thick, curly coat helps protect them from outside elements such as cold and rain.
Overall, the Kimola is a very attractive dog breed with a strikingly beautiful coat in a variety of different colors.
|Fur||flat coated - wavy|
|Ear shape||Standing Ears - Floppy Ear|
|Size ♀||20 - 48 cm|
|Weight ♀||5 - 16 kg|
|Size ♂||20 - 48 cm|
|Weight ♂||6 - 16 kg|
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
The hip dysplasia or hip joint dysplasia of the dog (HD) is a maldevelopment of the hip joint.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
The typical characteristics of an American Eskimo-Lhasa Apso mix are its soft and thick coat, medium stature and elongated nose with fine features. He has a calm and composed character and is a happy companion who loves to learn and play.
These hybrids usually reach a shoulder height of 26 to 38 cm.
American Eskimo-Lhasa Apso mixes can come in different color variations, such as cream, black, brown, gray or white.
A Kimola should be brushed regularly to keep the coat in good condition. Also, his claws, ears and eyes should be checked regularly to detect any health problems.
Yes, American Eskimo-Lhasa Apso mixes make good family dogs because they are calm, friendly and playful. They are also intelligent and easy to train.
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