These are small hairy dogs, This breed which has a beard makes it all the more attractive as it resembles a stuff toy. If fact Apso itself means beard in native language of Nepal. Being small, it can be suitable for apartments too. Despite its size, they are excellent watch dogs with magnificent sense of hearing. When it comes to ease of training, they turn out to be just average. In spite of being small and innocent looking, they can be fierce when it needs to protect its owner yet are very sensitive. Lhasa is more comfortable in cold weather. Long hair means more grooming, they need to be tended often.