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Silky Lhasa

Silky Lhasa

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-15 Years

Silky Lhasa Build Information

Silky-Lhasas are mixed breed dogs, resulting from a cross between a Lhasa Apso and a Silky Terrier. They come in a variety of coat colors and markings, but most are long haired with a silky texture. They require a good deal of grooming and can be prone to skin trouble if not well cared for.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Their lively, spirited personality makes this breed a natural comedian. They are known for their silly antics and entertaining nature. Although fun loving and friendly with family members, they can be somewhat standoffish towards strangers. Silky-Lhasas are an independent breed and can tolerate being left alone, making them an ideal for novice dog owners and people who work full time.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Friendly


Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Soft

Silky Lhasa Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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