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Lachon Breed Summary
Happy, Energetic, Intelligent and Loving
The La-Chon is a hybrid breed where the Bichon Frise is crossed with the Lhasa Apso. Dogs of the hybrid are small, weighing between 8 and 20 pounds and typically intelligent. The La-Chon can be stubborn while being loving towards his humans. Typically happy and energetic, the La-Chon will also love to cuddle. While the La-Chon will not shed heavily, a moderate amount of maintenance is required as his fur has a tendency to get tangled or matted. Regular brushing will keep this from becoming a problem for your La-Chon.
|Lifespan||12 – 15 Years|
|Height (at the withers)||Males and Females 25cm – 45cm|
|Weight||Males and Females 3.5kg – 9kg|
|Coat||Long, Wavy Coat|
|Colour||White, Brown, Black and Cream|
|Eye colour||Brown or Blue|
|Common health issues||Hip Dysplasia, Kidney Problems|
The La-Chon will be a smart dog who can be stubborn as well as very loving. Typically a dog of the hybrid will have a lot of energy and an outgoing personality. The La-Chon is eager to please and will enjoy learning how to perform tricks and will soak up the attention he gets when showing them off. Even with his energy, the La-Chon will love to cuddle with his humans. The La-Chon may bark at strangers and may struggle with other dogs or pets unless socialized early.
A mixed breed or a hybrid dog, the La-Chon is a part of a trend in what are called designer dogs. These kinds of dogs have surged in popularity over the last couple of decades, most are breeding two purebreds together, they often have a name blending those two breeds. Some are created by good breeders, but many are not, so care needs to be taken if you want a designer dog as a pet.