The Lhasa Apso Shih Tzu is a popular designer Shih Tzu mix, also known as Shih Apso or Lhasa Tzu.
This mixed breed is a cross between the Shih Tzu and the Lhasa Apso.
The American Canine Hybrid Club and the Designer Dogs Kennel Club both recognize the Lhasa Apso Shih Tzu.
The Shih Apso's weight ranges from 13-20 pounds and they stand 10-15 inches tall.
The Shih Apso's coat comes in all colors and is normally long and silky with some curls. These dogs do shed a little and require frequent grooming.
The Lhasa Apso Shih Tzu is a highly affectionate, friendly and outgoing breed. They are an extremely active and energetic dog that is generally good with children. The Lhasa Tzu is very intelligent but they can be stubborn and difficult to train. Their average life expectancy is 12-15 years.
If you currently own a Lhasa Apso Shih Tzu, please visit the
Shih Tzu Mix page
to tell everyone about your designer dog and to share your photos.