Facts & Origin
Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mix - a hybrid breed.
The Lhasa Apso and the Yorkshire Terrier are two different pet breeds that can be combined into one hybrid breed. This mix of the two breeds has a short, thick coat and a soft, curly coat. The mix is very active, good-natured and intelligent, so it is easy to train. A well-mannered Lhasa Apso Yorkie can be a very loyal companion. They love to entertain and engage with people. In addition, they need plenty of exercise and regular walks. The combination of Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier makes a unique and attractive pet breed that is very affectionate and always accompanies its owner.
|Origin||Tibet - UK|
|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 Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mix - Such is probably his nature.
The Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mix is a true all-rounder. He needs a lot of occupation and activity. Despite his size of about 20 cm, he can definitely compete with larger dogs. His character is lively and friendly, but also affectionate and territorial. This mix is a great family dog who loves his masters and craves closeness. He appreciates spending time with his people and is an ideal companion for walks or other sporting activities.
Due to his affectionate nature, the Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mix is incredibly loyal. He loves to hang out with his owners and is completely devoted to them. This is also one of the reasons why he is such a good choice for family dogs. He is also very smart and easily trainable, although he can be a bit stubborn at times.
Due to the mix of the two breeds, the Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mix often develops strong territorial tendencies. He can be suspicious of strangers and will defend his family. For this reason, it is important that he be socialized early so that he learns to avoid conflict and react in a friendly manner to new people and animals.
Overall, this wonderful mix has a lot of energy and is determined to give away his love and loyalty to all who are willing to accept it. With proper care and training, the Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mix is a great family dog that will enrich a life full of joy and love.
What diseases can occur in Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mix.
Lhasa Apso Yorkshire Terrier mixes are alert, devoted and energetic dogs. Unfortunately, they can also suffer from a number of diseases. The most well-known diseases in this type of mixed breed are reproductive problems, patellar luxation, premature aging and heart disease.
Reproductive problems are especially common in this type of mixed breed and affect both females and males. Some of the most common problems include infertility, premature births, and abortions. Pet owners should consult a veterinarian if they observe any signs of behavioral changes or fertility problems.
Patellar luxation (also known as patellar dislocation) is a condition in which the bone of the knee joint does not sit properly in the joint. This condition often occurs early in life and can cause pain and disability. Pet owners should have regular checkups to detect and treat potential problems early.
Another common problem with Lhasa Apso Yorkshire Terrier mixes is premature aging. Very often, these dogs tend to age excessively towards senility, which manifests itself in arthritis, respiratory distress, bladder control and other signs of aging. Pet owners should therefore see a veterinarian every two to three months for regular checkups to catch potential problems early.
Heart disease is another dreaded condition in Lhasa Apso Yorkshire Terrier mixes that can lead to pulmonary edema, shortness of breath and coughing. In worse cases, shortness of breath and arrhythmias can also occur. Pet owners should consult a veterinarian if they notice signs of heart disease in their dog to receive appropriate treatment.
Lhasa Apso Yorkshire Terrier mixes are beautiful and loving pets, but like any other dog breed, they can suffer from a number of diseases. Pet owners should therefore have regular checkups to detect early signs of disease. This is the only way to ensure that these wonderful dogs stay healthy.
What does this mixed breed look like?
A Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mixed breed usually has a thick, soft and long coat and varies between a light gray and cream color. The hair style is similar to the Lhasa Apso, but also has some similarities to the short smooth coat of the Yorkshire Terrier. The dog may have a silky and shiny coat that is usually slightly curled at the ends. This mix also sometimes has slightly longer hair on the head, which provides an interesting contrast to the short coat of the back and sides. Colors are usually light gray tones, sometimes with tan or cream undertones.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Lhasa Apso Yorkshire Terrier Mix is a small dog with soft, curly, medium-length fur. He has a round, intelligent muzzle and relatively large ears that stick up on the sides of his head. His body is slightly stocky and he has short sturdy legs.
He has an average height of 25 to 30 cm and weighs between 4.5 and 8 kg.
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.
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.
Lenticular and patella luxation occur in some breeds and affect the eye.
Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
A Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mixed breed, often referred to as a Yorkie-Apso, is the result of crossing a Lhasa Apso and a Yorkshire Terrier. They are usually small and have a soft, short coat.
Yorkie apsos vary in size, but most often they are between 5 and 10 kg.
The Yorkie Apso has a very soft and dense coat that is usually black, brown and silver in color.
Yorkie Apsos are very bright, friendly and curious dogs and will usually get along well with families and other housemates.
Yorkie apsos can usually live 12 to 15 years.