Lhasa Apso

Standing less than a foot high at the shoulder, the Lhasa Apso is a small but hardy dog of aristocratic bearing. They’re famous for a floor-length, flat-hanging coat, parted in the middle and draping each side of the body. A feathery tail curls over the back in the distinct manner of Tibetan breeds. The breed’s fans say the dark, oval-shaped eyes—peeping through lavish facial hair—are the windows of a Lhasa’s merry soul. The complete picture is elegant and serenely well balanced.

The Lhasa Apso Roundtable Discussion

From the November 2019 issue of  ShowSight, The Dog Show Magazine. Click to subscribe.  Above photo from the article “Judging The Lhasa Apso by Barbara Schwartz & Jan Bruton. ShowSight Magazine, March 2014 Edition. Where do you live? What do ...