The La-Chon is a hybrid between the Bichon Frise and the Lhasa Apso. Country of Origin: The La-Chon originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The La-Chon is a designer breed created to make a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: The La-Chon is affectionate, cheerful, energetic, and lively. However, they may be stubborn at times. They are intelligent and easy to train. The La-Chon is sociable and gets along well people and other pets. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the La-Chon is 10 - 13 years.