Lhasapoo:Lhasa Apso and Poodle Mix
Facts & Origin
Lhasa Apso and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed.
This mixed breed is the perfect combination of playful and loving. The Lhasa Apso and Poodle make a great family pet to spend hours talking with.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
Lhasa Apso Poodles have a distinctive look, with their fluffy coats and long ears. They typically weigh between 6 and 8 kg and measure between 38 and 41 cm at the shoulder.
|Origin||Tibet / Germany|
|Life expectancy||12 - 16 years|
|Activity level||low - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Lhasa Apso and Poodle Mix - Such is probably his nature.
There are many different breeds of dogs in the world. Some are more popular than others. The Lhasa Apso and Poodle mix, although not as well known, are still beautiful and unique dogs.
The Lhasa Apso is a Tibetan breed that used to be used as guard dogs in Buddhist monasteries. They are small dogs with a life expectancy of about 12-15 years. They have a dense coat that can be either smooth or curly, and they come in many different colors.
The Poodle is a French breed that is also quite small. They are known for their intelligence and trainability. They come in three sizes (Standard, Miniature, and Toy), and their coats can be either curly or smooth.
When you mix these two breeds together, you get a dog that is loyal, affectionate and intelligent. They are great companions and make excellent family dogs. They do require some grooming, as their hair can easily get tangled and matted. But overall, they are low maintenance dogs that are easy to care for.
If you are looking for a unique and beautiful dog that will be a lifelong friend, consider a Lhasa Apso Poodle mix.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Lhasa Apso and Poodle mix.
Lhasa Apso poodle mix dogs are known to be affected by a number of diseases. One of the most common is Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, a condition that affects the hip joint. This disease can cause lameness and pain in the affected joint and eventually lead to arthritis. Other diseases that have been found in Lhasa Apso Poodle mixes include allergies, epilepsy, and heart disease.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Lhasa Apso Poodle mix has a dense, wavy, medium length coat. The hair is soft and can be either straight or curly. The most common colors are black, white, cream and brown.
|Fur length||long - medium|
|Fur||wavy - curly|
|Ear shape||Floppy Ear|
|Tail||rolled up - lang|
|Size ♀||20 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||5 - 28 kg|
|Size ♂||20 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♂||6 - 28 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, suitable for allergy sufferers, Blind people, Children, Seniors|
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.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
A Lhasa Apso-Poodle mix is a mixed breed dog created by crossing a Lhasa Apso with a Poodle.
A Lhasa-Apso-Poodle mix can take on the physical characteristics of both parent breeds, but often has a medium sized, compact body with a dense coat that can be either straight or curly. The coat is usually white, cream or apricot in color.
Lhasa Apso-Poodle mixes are often intelligent, playful and lively dogs. They can also be stubborn and independent like their Lhasa Apso parent, but they can also inherit the people-pleasing tendencies of the Poodle.
Lhasa Apso Poodle mixes need regular brushing and grooming to keep their coats healthy and free of tangles. They also need a lot of exercise, as they are relatively active dogs.
Yes, Lhasa Apso-Poodle mixes can be good family dogs if properly socialized. They usually get along well with children and other pets, but can be reserved with strangers.
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