a fundamental component of the Program and includes
sharing knowledge with appropriate and interested
communities. The extensive database contains a
comprehensive set of health and physical characteristics
categories. It is designed for analysis and study,
furnishing valuable information for education. Dogs are
tracked through the course of their lives. This unique
situation provides a valuable opportunity for research
and the dogs have already made DNA contributions to
several scientific projects.
Educational support to breeders utilizing small
population management protocols to perpetuate this
unique genetic pool.
for individual breeding programs.
Dissemination of information about Gompa Lhasa Apsos
through presentations, seminars, written material,
e-news and DVD or film media.
References, both breed specific and canine specific, for
the general public including in-person presentations,
film presentations, e-Newsletters and brochures.
for dogs within the Program who display subluxating
patellas, PTEG (cherry eye), glaucoma or delayed
eruption of adult dentition.