Lhasa Apso Rescue Information: The Lhasa Apso is a darling long haired lap dog. Lhasa Apsos have a loud bark and make good watchdogs. Lhasa Apsos are friendly, but do not like to be teased by children. Lhasa Apsos are best suited to homes where they are the only pet, and need a firm master. Lhasa Apsos need to be with their people, and are good dogs with which to travel. This breed can live in an apartment if it gets enough activity and is walked every day.
Lhasa Apso Trivia: The Lhasa Apso was once used as a monastery watchdog. Tibet is the country of origin for the Lhasa Apso. Lhasa Apsos are named after the Tibetan city of Lhasa, a sacred place. Lhasa Apsos only belonged to Tibetan royals and holy men for thousands of years. 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.