Chow Chow breed information, pictures and more...


AKC Non-sporting Dogs, FCI Group V.: Spitz and Primitive types, TKC Utility
Dogs 19-22 inches (48-56 cm)
Bitches 18-20 inches (46-51 cm)
Dogs 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg)
Bitches 45-65 pounds (20-29 kg)
15 years
3 to 6

The Chow Chow is a member of the spitz family; it has been native to China for thousands of years. The two most distinctive features of the Chow dogs are its blue-black tongue and its almost straight hind legs, which makes it walk rather stilted.

This breed is alert, independent and strong-willed; it is self-willed to the point of obstinacy. To its owner and family it is friendly. Because of his thick coat it is unsuited for hot climates. A well-bred and well-socialized Chow Chow can be just that an excellent family dog.


Black, red, blue, fawn and cream.


Rough, abundant, dense and coarse with a pronounced ruff around head and neck. Smooth, has a hard dense outer coat with a soft undercoat with no ruff or feathering on its legs and tail.

Health Issues:

It is prone to entropion (eye irritation caused by eyelid abnormality; this can be corrected with surgery) and hip dysplasia. To minimize the risk of your Chow Chow developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a Chow Chow puppy from a reputable breeder. 

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