Welcome to Mi-Amor
Kennel Mi-Amor is a responsible choice for a healthy and sweet Lhasa Apso. Our puppies are raised in our home with children, they are vaccinated and microchipped and have a pedigree St-Hubertus-
Character Lhasa Apso
The Lhasa Apso has as its origin suggests oriental features. This dog is very attached to his owner and very fond of toch with the family, but is suspicious of strangers. It is a happy and playful little dog. Though he is smallin stature a brisk walk can handle. He is a bit cocky and cofident. Another featur of this breed is that they have an excellnt hearing a strange noise and he will warn his boss immediately.
All of our dogs have been tested, but also tested for hereditary eye disorders, and are all declared free.
The Lhasa Apso or "lion Barking dog" originates in Tibet, where he was reared in Buddhist monasteries. They where popular as a watchdog and companion dog, and where never sold. The Lhasa Apso is the dog that the Dalai Lama of Tibet to the emperors as gift given. The breed has existed for centuries in the Tibetan mountains and was taken to Europe with business travelers. Lhasa Apso means "If a goat" and possibly the task of theese dogs in the guarding and protecting the goats in Tibet. Another meaning of "like a goat" could be that the dog is hairy like the Tibetan goat.It also said that the dog Abso Seng Kye is called in Tibet, which means lion barking. Probably this breed created by crossing the Tibetan terrier and the Tibetan spaniel. In 1929 the race was first ehibited in England. Sherpa Tensing(one of the men who first conquered Mount Everest) in 1948 received two Lhasa Apsos Ghanghar as a gift of the monastery in Tibet.