Chi Apso:Chihuahua and Lhasa Apso Mix
Facts & Origin
Chihuahua and Lhasa Apso mix - a hybrid breed.
The Chihuahua-Lhasa Apso is a very popular, beautiful and intelligent mixed breed. They are small and energetic, but also very friendly, loyal, adventurous and affectionate. They have a proud and lively nature, but they are gentle and love to be with their humans. Chihuahua-Lhasa Apsos adapt quickly to new situations and they have little susceptibility to disease. They are well-balanced and family-friendly dogs, suitable for the owner who spends a lot of time at home and wants to make sure their dog stays under supervision. These loving purebreds require gentle and consistent training, but they love to learn and learn quickly. With regular walks and play, the Chi Apso is well taken care of.
|Origin||Mexico - Tibet|
|Life expectancy||12 - 20 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|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 Chi Apso - Such is probably his nature.
The Chihuahua-Lhasa Apso mix is a very interesting and sometimes unpredictable breed. This "designer dog breed" is becoming increasingly popular as it brings unique qualities. As with any Indian breed, these dogs bring a certain energy and cheerfulness.
The Chi Apso is a very friendly and outgoing dog. They form very strong emotional bonds with their owners and love to spend time with them. They tend to follow their owners everywhere. They are very affectionate and do not like to be out of their owners' reach.
Even though this breed is playful, happy and lively, they can also be skittish and distrustful. This breed is usually very guarded, which means they are alert to unfamiliar noises and people. This is a protective mechanism, but it can also be considered excessive, which is why it should be trained consistently. The Chi Apso is an energetic dog that needs plenty of exercise and exercise to be happy and healthy. Even though they are small, they need plenty of room to run and play. But care should be taken as they are very nimble and quick and can easily get lost or injured. It is also important to realize that they have strong territorial behavior and may attack other animals.
In general, the Chihuahua Mix is a friendly, outgoing and playful dog that builds a strong bond with its owner and can be very affectionate. He makes a good family dog, but needs to be trained to keep his protective behavior under control. If you are willing to spend the time to train the breed, you can have a very friendly and lovable companion.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Chihuahua and Lhasa Apso mix.
Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mixes are a popular dog breed, especially among people who love loyal, lively and affectionate companions. They are a hybrid of two different small dog breeds, the combination of which produces many interesting traits. However, these wonderful dogs also have some specific health issues to be aware of.
Known diseases of Chihuahua Lhasa Apso hybrids include respiratory problems, patellar luxation, allergies and skin problems. Most of these conditions are common in all small dog breeds and are no different in Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mixes. However, there are some specific conditions that only affect this breed.
Respiratory problems are a condition that is very common in Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mixes. These dogs often have a narrow nose, so the body tries to adapt to decreased breathing. Sniffles or coughing fits are a common symptom of this condition. To treat respiratory problems, it may be necessary to consider surgery to widen the nose, and symptoms are then addressed with medication and regular checkups with a veterinarian.
Patellar luxation is another condition that can occur in Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mixes. In this case, the dog's kneecap shifts from its normal perch, making it painful for the dog. Treatment is surgical repositioning of the kneecap followed by physical therapy.
Allergies and skin problems are common in Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mixes. Symptoms range from itching and redness of the skin to hair loss. Skin problems are often caused by food allergies or parasite infestations. The dog may be given a combination of antihistamines and special dietary programs to relieve symptoms.
There are other conditions that can occur in Chi Apso, but the above are the most well known. Since these are small dogs, they are more prone to injuries, arthritis and eye problems than other breeds. Therefore, it is important to make sure that you follow all of the vet's recommendations and keep up with the necessary regularities and vaccinations. With proper care and the necessary knowledge about the specific diseases of this breed, one can help ensure that the Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mixed breeds have a long and healthy life.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The fur of a Chi Apso is usually short to medium length and very soft. They have a thick undercoat that protects them from the cold. The color of the coat is very variable and can range from black to light brown, sometimes with white markings. However, there are also pure white, black and white and tricolor dogs of this breed.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
A Chi Apso is a compactness. They are small, about 15-20 cm tall and weigh 3-4 kg. Their body is muscular and has rounded corners. They have a rounded tail tip, rather small and pointed ears, different colors and a dense, curly coat. Their head is broad and the eyes are black. They have a short nose and a full jaw that makes a strong set of teeth stand out.
|Fur length||medium - long|
|Fur||flat coated - wavy|
|Ear shape||Standing Ears - Floppy Ear|
|Tail||lang - rolled up|
|Size ♀||15 - 25 cm|
|Weight ♀||2 - 8 kg|
|Size ♂||15 - 25 cm|
|Weight ♂||2 - 8 kg|
|Suitable For||Children, Seniors, Beginner, Children, Seniors|
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
If an insulin dose was overdosed or accidentally administered twice, the dog may experience hypoglycemia.
If dogs don't get a good food or sugary food, tartar can quickly appear.
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.
A Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mix is a designer dog created by crossing a Chihuahua and a Lhasa Apso.
Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mixes can reach a size between 15-20 cm, although some can be larger or smaller.
These dogs have a very friendly and affectionate character, are lively and good-natured, especially when it comes to children. They are also very intelligent and easy to train.
These mixtures usually have medium long and dense fur, mainly white or black.
Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mixes need a lot of attention and love to be with their humans. They need regular exercise, lots of love and care, and good training behavior.
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