| The Lhasa Apso was once used as a monastery watchdog. Lhasa Apsos are named after the Tibetan city of Lhasa, a sacred place. According to Tibetan legend, when the master of a Lhasa Apso died, his soul would enter the body of his dog, and so these dogs were considered sacred.
Lhasa Apso Rescue
New Mexico Animal Rescue
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Bernalillo County - Albuquerque 87192
Animal Protection of New Mexico 505-265-2322
Rio Arriba County - Alcade, New Mexico 87511
Northern New Mexico Animal Protection 505-753-8662
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