Facts & Origin
Lhasanese - Lhasa Apso and Pekinese mix
The Lhasanese is a delightful mix of the Lhasa Apso and the Pekinese. Both breeds have a long and fascinating history. The Lhasa Apso originated in Tibet and was originally bred as a guard dog in monasteries. The Pekinese, on the other hand, is an ancient Chinese breed that once guarded the imperial court. The combination of these two breeds creates the Lhasanese, a small dog with a charming appearance and endearing traits.
Suitability and use
The Lhasanese is well suited for people who are looking for a small and loving companion dog . Because of his small size, he can adapt well to living in an apartment or small house. He is often well suited for seniors or families with older children. The Lhasanese needs regular walks and enough mental stimulation to stay healthy and happy. He is usually not very demanding and adapts well to different lifestyles.
|Origin||Tibet - China|
|Life expectancy||12 - 16 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Lhasanese
The Lhasanese usually brings with him a unique blend of character traits. He is often courageous, intelligent and independent. Thanks to the influence of the Lhasa Apso, he may have some alertness and protective instincts. The Pekingese component may give him an affectionate and loving nature. The Lhasanese is usually alert, loyal and a good companion.
The Lhasanese is an adorable blend of the Lhasa Apso and the Pekingese. With its charming appearance and lovable character, it can be a loyal companion and a source of joy for its owners. With proper care, training and love, the Lhasanese can grow up to be a loyal and wonderful family dog that enriches the lives of its owners.
Health and care
The health of the Lhasanese is of great importance, as it can be prone to certain health problems that can occur in its parents. These include eye problems, respiratory problems, and dental problems. Regular veterinary examinations are important to detect potential problems early. Grooming the Lhasanese includes regular brushing to keep the long coat free of tangles. Care of the eyes, ears and teeth is also important to prevent health problems.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Lhasanese is a mixture of the characteristics of both parent breeds. He usually has a long, silky coat that may come in a variety of colors, such as gold, black, white, or a combination thereof. His eyes are often large and expressive, and his face may have characteristics of both breeds. The Lhasanese has a compact stature and often carries his tail over his back.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
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.
Malocclusions of the dentition often occur in dogs with short muzzles.
Shortness of breath
Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.
Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
Yes, grooming a Lhasa Apso and Pekinese mix is important to prevent tangles and keep the coat clean and healthy. Regular brushing is essential.
These hybrids are usually 18-25 cm tall and weigh 4.5-6.8 kg.
They can have black, brown, white, cream, gray or sable patterns.
Yes, these mixed breeds need attention and affection to be healthy and happy. This dog breed is gladly introduced to families with active lifestyle.