Chow Chow

The loving, laid back, 'Fluffy Lion' dog

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Descripción

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Expectativa de Vida
15 años
Grado de Aprendizaje
High
Tamaño de la Camada
3 to 6
Tamaño
Grande
Peso
Perros: 50-70 libras
Hembras: 45-65 libras
Altura
Perros: 19-22 pulgadas
Hembras: 18-20 pulgadas
Otros Nombres
Chow, Chowdren
País de Origen
China
Grupos
AKC Non-sporting Dogs, FCI Group V.: Spitz and Primitive types, TKC Utility
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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.

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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.

Temperamento

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The Chow Chow is usually well mannered, but tends to be willful and protective. It is bossy, serious and very independent. It is often a one-person dog, very loyal to its family, though it may act reserved, even with them.

Red Chow Chow Puppy picture

This very dominant breed requires a dominant, experienced owner who is naturally fair and firm. Don’t expect great obedience from this breed, it is stubborn and with mind of its own. Be consistent at all times. Chow Chows make excellent guard-dogs.

Colors

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Black, red, blue, fawn and cream.

Coat

Red Chow Chow Puppy picture

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.

Problemas de Saluds

Problemas de Salud

Due to having small eyes it has the potential to suffer from entropion (eye irritation caused by eyelid abnormality; this can be corrected with surgery). Hip dysplasia can be problem. To help prevent the chance of hip or elbow dysplasia developing make sure your dog is on a healthy, well proportioned diet, and avoid excessive running and jumping while still a puppy as this can be hard on the developing joints. To minimize the risk of your Chow Chow developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a Chow Chow puppy from a reputable breeder.

Condiciones de Vida

The Chow Chow will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. However a small yard would be ideal. Due to their heavy coat their are fairly sensitive to heat, and must be supplied with plenty of water and shade.

Living environment

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