2016 National Specialty Premium List pdf

ALAC Meet the Breeds Booth 2016
February 13, 2016
New York City, NY
Wins Group 3 Award!

 The American Lhasa Apso Club (ALAC) had a booth at the recent 2016 ACK Meet The Breeds show, featuring Lhasa Apso dogs and puppies. The ALAC members had some very nice Lhasa Apsos available.

Seated:  Laura Rock, Bobbie Wood, JoAnn Germano
Standing:  Stephanie Kodis, Mary Powers

What’s New

New Fall 2016 Bulletin is now online! The order form for our unique National Specialty logo items, artwork by the incomparable Mike McCartney from WI is in this issue....do check out the newest President’s Message from Rita, beautiful dogs and big brags!  Subscriptions will be mailed in the next 2 weeks.

Combined Premium List  2016 National Specialty is now available.  Click on the link to go to the PL!

Use this link to view the newest articles about the Lhasa Apso, appearing in ShowSight magazine. http://www.showsightmagazine.com/#!digital-issue/cf4j 

 If you aren’t subscribed to the online edition of ShowSight, please subscribe (it’s free).  The feature on the Lhasa Apso runs from page 299-312.  It will take a bit of time to load, so please don’t give up!  ShowSight allows you to set a page range and then save those pages as a PDF, so that you can quickly look it up again without scrolling through the entire magazine.

 Enjoy the photos, commentary, opinions of breeder judges and ads.



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Saturday, October 22, 2016 (#20164445010)

Sunday, October 23, 2016 (#2016444511)

American Lhasa Apso Club, Inc.

Monday, October 24, 2016 (#2016185122)

AKC All‐Breed Agility Trials

This Event is Accepting Entries for Mixed Breed Dogs Listed in the AKC Canine Partners Program

All Titling STD & JWW Classes offered each day


Arena Sports

7850 S. County Rd. 5, Windsor, CO 80528

This trial will be held indoors on soccer turf. One ring measurement minimum 120’ x 85’


Membership renewals

Click on link to go to the revised Membership Renewal Form

As many of you have heard, ALAC’s Treasurer, Mary Jane Orrie has been ill. At the present time, she is unable to process the membership renewals, so Clay Williams and Marsha Susag are going to be helping her out with the treasurer duties.

Please send your renewal dues to Marsha Susag, 5302 River Drive, Fargo, ND 58102


More new titles added to the list for 2016!  We now have a MACH 11 (yes folks, that is ELEVEN) Grand Champion Champion Lhasa Apso....what an achievement for Josie and Melissa!

Jenny Drastura has also written three new articles for us:  Reverse Sneezing in the Lhasa (this explains everthing!), Glaucoma in the Lhasa and Heart Murmurs in the Older Lhasa.  As veterinary medicine helps us keep our beloved companions with us for a longer time, some new health issues may be seen.  Read what causes them, and how to help your Lhasa Apso deal with them.

The long awaited ALAC Desk Manual (aka How To Manual for Committees and Chairs) is now available (under Publications and Forms) or here....

Read the amazing narrative of Kathy and Charlie, the hypoglycemic detecting puppy! 

Charlie, The Lhasa Apso Pup Hero: "I want to share an extraordinary story about my puppy, Charlie, who will be 6 months old next week.  For those of you who don’t know, I’m type 1 diabetic and wear an insulin pump. It malfunctioned Thursday night, so I replaced it and went to bed. Every time I fell asleep Charlie would jump on me and wake me up. This went on for a couple of hours ..."  Read More

The Winter 2015-2016 Bulletin and 2014 Yearbook.  Enjoy photos from the 2015 National Specialty Week in MA!  Results and winners are featured from all 3 specialties.  Click on the Bulletin menu tab to access the Bulletins.

Information for the 2016 National Specialty Week to be held at the Loveland Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO October 24-28, 2016 has been updated as of 4-11-2016.

A new and improved Find A Breeder listing.  If you have puppies or adult Lhasa Apsos for sale, please email Marsha Susag, dmsusag@msn.com to update your listing.  Click on the Find A Breeder menu tab.

 If you need the password and login ID for the Members Only section please email Marsha Susag at dmsusag@msn.com and she will email it to you.

The new ALAC blog is available for viewing.  Peruse the in-depth articles about our beloved breed, and catch up with what ALAC friends are doing through posted interviews.  There is even an article about keeping fit with your Lhasa Apso!  There is something for everyone at www.alacmarketing.com