Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Tales of a Lhasa Apso is a weekly story blog filled with fun adventures written about Poppy the Lhasa Apso dog. The puppy who was born in December 2015 in England is well known on social media for her cute daily photos and videos. Read the Tales of a Lhasa Apso for a new instalment of cute and fun puppy adventures every Sunday morning.

Lhasa Apso sleeping Tales of a Lhasa Apso

If you ask my humans what it’s like to look after a Lhasa Apso puppy in the first few weeks they’ll probably tell you that it’s hard work. They’ll say I was very naughty, messy and time consuming. But they’ll also tell you that the experience brought some very happy, comical and loving emotions…

Lhasa Apso running Tales of a Lhasa Apso

As the weather slowly improved and became warmer, I started to spend more time in the garden. This quickly became my little space. That garden is Lhasa Apso territory and those humans know it! The first thing about Lhasa Apsos is that we are guard dogs. This is built in to every Lhasa you will ever…

Lhasa Apso and Patterdale Terrier Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Soon after I had dealt with the Lurking Nemesis, a strange black dog turned up at my house. He was a bit older than me and quite a bit bigger with a glossy coat and grey whiskers. Everyone seemed to call him Trevor so I guess that’s what I’ll call him. The very…

Lhasa Apso puppy running along a beach Tales of a Lhasa Apso

After last week’s story about the Little White Cottage, today I’ll tell you a different tale. It concerns a little bit of daring and a great deal of loyalty. It happened at the beginning of June on a nice summer’s day. I had been in the garden looking after my…

Lhasa Apso excitedly running in the garden Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Summer is a wonderful season for dogs. Sitting in dad’s potato patch on a hot summer’s afternoon, chewing sticks and keeping one eye open for intruders truly makes life great. I had my lovely home, my beautiful garden and the golden land by the sea. What more could an adventurous…

Lhasa Apso walking Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Late one afternoon, I was perfecting my stair climbing technique which I had only just mastered. This was a very important step forward for me because when combined with my other new skills such as jumping onto the settee and leaping on mum and dad’s bed, the whole house was…

Lhasa Apso close up photo of puppy Tales of a Lhasa Apso

It was early evening and mum and dad had been invited to the little house next door. Of course, the invitation also included yours truly. You will remember from The Big Adventure how Lewie, that very naughty fox terrier, got me into loads of trouble. After going through the small…

Lhasa Apso close up in the garden Tales of a Lhasa Apso

The night had descended quickly. The two little houses were very isolated and when darkness fell it  became very difficult to see ahead. It started to rain. I was fearful for little Lewie the Terrier who had been missing now for almost two hours, trapped in a concealed place. It…

Lhasa Apso puppy sprinting in the garden Tales of a Lhasa Apso

I was dreaming. My family had been saved yet again by their devoted Lhasa Apso guard dog. My parents were so happy they had a dog like me to look after them. Treats were dropping onto me from above and then…I woke up. My concealed position at the bottom of…

Cute wet lhasa apso puppy Tales of a Lhasa Apso

“Poppy…” It was very dark but I heard mum whispering my name. I rolled over onto my back and looked around. My parents were not asleep in bed which is where I expected them to be. Then mum called me again. What a liberty! It was far too early to…

Lhasa Apso car Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Wow! One moment I was having an early morning stretch on the bed and the next I was sitting in the car with my little seat belt on. Next to me on the back seat was a large box containing something that had a beautiful smell and two smaller boxes…

Lhasa Apso dog sitting on the grass Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Sitting in dad’s vegetable patch, peering out between two large potato plants, I was enjoying the serenity of the garden. It had been a very quiet week with no real excitement at all. Nothing much had happened since I rescued Harry the hedgehog from the owl. Yes, now I know what…

Patterdale terrier twin dogs Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Now that summer was coming to a close, I had started to notice a chill in the evening air. Even Trixie the cat was nowhere to be seen these days. After all the excitement of the mouse at the garden party, it was really nice to have a relaxing week…

Lhasa Apso puppy Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Great! It was a beautiful autumn morning with only a slight breeze. For today’s walk mum drove us back to the same spot as last week. Mum’s car was blue and I liked it a lot better than the red car we normally travel in. You will remember that our…

November 2018 Tales of a Lhasa Apso

As early evening approached, the darkness descended. It was my opportunity to quietly slip out of the patio door into the garden. All of my humans had fallen asleep in front of the television and would not be waking up any time soon. I strolled down the path towards the…

Lhasa Apso dog staring Tales of a Lhasa Apso

Curled up in my bed, I was blissfully sleeping when dawn broke. There was a chill in the air this morning with frost covering the whole garden. It was so cold that even Trixie the cat hadn’t risked an appearance. When I trotted downstairs, my parents were already up and…

Lhasa Apso dog with monkey toy Tales of a Lhasa Apso

I woke up with a start! I’d heard a loud crashing noise. It was the early hours of the morning and still very dark outside. The crash turned into a low rumbling sound which gradually faded until the night was silent again. Seconds later, the whole room was bathed in…

Lhasa Apso puppy 18 months old Tales of a Lhasa Apso
As you may know from my photos, I live in the countryside and absolutely love it. Our village is very close to the coast which means lots of seaside walks.  Behind my house, there are no other houses for miles, just fields, footpaths and a small forest. This means that I can choose a country
Puppy and kitten Tales of a Lhasa Apso
It was a beautiful day. The sun was shining brightly although the air was crisp and quite cold.  I was sprawled out on the back seat of the red car as it sped through the countryside towards my sister's house. This journey had become a regular part of my life in recent months and I
Puppy wearing Santa hat Festive Tales of a Lhasa Apso
It was a cold and frosty December morning. Mum had put the Christmas tree lights on making the whole room look beautiful in the winter gloom. The tree decorations were glistening and the smell of fresh pine needles filled the room. She was tidying things upstairs but had left the patio door slightly open. There
Puppy sitting in front of Christmas lights Festive Tales of a Lhasa Apso
It was the middle of December and very cold. During the night, snow had fallen and the garden was now covered in a huge white blanket.  I watched the snow from the warmth and safety of the patio door which gave me a perfect view of our garden and the surrounding countryside. The wind was
Puppy on christmas day Festive Tales of a Lhasa Apso
It was Christmas Eve. I was so excited. It's not just about festive fun as it's also my birthday! I was so excited. The house looked beautiful with the Christmas tree as the centrepiece. Earlier in the day my human brother had arrived from the big city, called London, carrying a huge bag of presents.