Kinnaur Sheepdog

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Kinnaur Sheepdog
Other names Apso Do-Kyi
Country of origin Tibet
Classification and standards
Not recognized by any major kennel club
Dog (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Kinnaur Sheepdog, also called the Apso Do-Kyi (tied-dog), is a large Apso. Apso is, in Tibetan, short for "Ara" meaning "moustache" and "sog-sog" meaning "hairy". These are profusely hairy dogs having an elongated body with front legs shorter than the hind ones, dropping ears and curly tails. They are related to the smaller Lhasa Apso, as well as the intermediate size Tibetan Terrier.


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