Chihuahua Lhasa Apso Mix

From the Toltec Temples to the Monasteries in Tibet

Chihuahua Lhasa Apso mix dogs are also known as a Chi Apso.

The Lhasa Apso originates from Tibet and the name comes from the capital city, Lhasa and the Tibetan word for bearded, ‘apso’. So Lhasa Apso translates as ‘long haired Tibetan dog’.

Lhasa Apsos were originally bred in Buddhist monasteries to act as intruder alarms to warn the monks of any unwanted guests so they are very alert and make excellent guard dogs.

Generally they stand between 10-11 inches tall (from the shoulder) and can weigh between 12-18lbs. Their coats are long and dense and they come in many colours from blonde to black.

While it is not easy to predict the size, coat or temperament of a mixed breed dog, you can get a reasonable idea by finding out about the characteristics of both breeds.

With the new label 'Designer Dogs' making crosses very popular it is still very important you adopt a puppy from a responsible breeder or better still a rescue centre.

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Bella is our ten month old wee chi apso she's very affectionate and just loves her daddy to bits she can be a bit stubborn but its a girl thing lol but …

We got our wee pup bella in oct 2012, at nine weeks old she is now ten months old she has not been an easy dog to train as she is very stubborn and likes …

Penelope Rose Not rated yet
my puppy is a true blessing and is very wonderful. she is very smart for being only 6 weeks old it took 3 days to potty train her and she knows her name …

Chi Apso Puppies Not rated yet
My Lhasa Apso got pregnant with this long hair chihuahua my daughter found in our neighborhood. The puppies are so adorable lovable and playful

Scrubby Not rated yet
My little guy needs a girlfriend.... ready to breed my chi lhaso.

Brownie Not rated yet
She is so smart, she knows to go to the bathroom on her own on a pee pad. She whines to let us know shes hungry or has to go pee-pee. Shes so tiny and …

Scrubby Not rated yet
Cutest little bitty bundle of white fur!!! 7 months old little boy. Scrub thinks he is king of my Pit bull home in New CANEY, TX. Can get pups!!!:) …

Rascal Not rated yet
He is the sweetest most amazing puppy. Loves his brothers (kitties) and big dogs!! He does sound like a squeaky toy when he barks. Loves the sun and sleeping …

Sadie Not rated yet
She's playful and energetic. She's also a very loving dog!

Penny Not rated yet
Penny is ten weeks old and 4 pounds. She is the sweetest little chi apso ever and loves to play with her big bothers Prince & Pluto.

CHALUPA Not rated yet
My husband always called her a chalupa. I recently lost her to heart disease but she was a sweet lovely little girl. We got her 12 years ago from a newspaper …

Mueshi Not rated yet
Our Mueshi was born to a light brown Lhasa Apso mom and a pure white Short-haired Chihuahua dad. She looks just like her dad when her fur is trimmed short. …

Maggie Moo Not rated yet
Maggie is the sweetest dog ever. She loves to snuggle. Her favorite pastime is to lay in the sun and nap on the rug by the door. She is a loved family …

Bailey Not rated yet
She's funny and adores my father and I. Sometimes she is so full of energy she just wants to run and run and run then just like turning off a switch she …

Bella Not rated yet
Bella is about 10 months. She is fully grown and wieghs 9.5 pounds. She is super hyper and loves to play she is great around kids and loves attention. …

Teddy Not rated yet
He is very cute, very good natured and loving, never known a dog to be so affectionate. He is 4 months old and weighs around 4pounds, really small and …

Honey Not rated yet
not sure what she is. thought Papillon and groomer thinks she may be part long hair chihuahua and lhasa apso mix or papillon mixed with one of these. …

Saby Not rated yet
Sabi is an adorable 4 month old little poppy. She is white with few tan spots around her eyes and ears she is very smart with a good sense of smell and …

Jay Jay Not rated yet
I consider my puppy to be a Chi Lhasa. Jay Jay is 7 1/2 weeks old. He will be 8 weeks on the 28th of this month. He is the runt of the bunch. He is brown …

Dora Not rated yet
She is good with kids.

Gracie Not rated yet
She was born on April 03 2011 the greatest dog ever.

Louie Not rated yet
Louie is an amazing five month old rescue. He's fun, full of energy, and very social. He's just learning how to jump on the bed and loves to cuddle there …

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