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Lhasa Apso is a very healthy breed but sometimes there can be some problems as in all living beeings. On this pages you will find the health related topics and links we think can be of interest. If you need to learn more or think anything is missing,


During the last years there has been found an inherited eye disease in the breed. It is called PRA - Progressive Retinal Atrophy and this disease can be found in almost every breed. Affected dogs will be totally blind.
Go to INTERNATIONAL LHASA APSO CONGRESS-ILAC to get more information and the latest facts about PRA.


Patellar luxation is a frequent appearing disease in many small sized breeds. Sometimes it also can appear in the Lhasa Apso. The knee cap is not fixed in its proper position and this will cause a lot of pain and consequently difficulties when moving. You can read more about PATELLAR LUXATIONhere.

Here are some of our favourite links
to pages about different diseases,
and other topics of interest.