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Overview of Chow Chow



Chow Chow dog breed is Pure breed Medium in size. Fur of Chow Chow is long, lionlike, thick and coarse . Basic origin of Chow Chow is China. Chow Chow is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train, Chow Chow is commonly Aloof, Loyal, Quiet, Independent. Chow Chows are most commonly kept as pets, tend to display discernment of strangers and can become fiercely protective of their owners and property. The American Kennel Club standards, however, consider an all-too aggressive or all-too timid Chow Chow to be unacceptable. For that reason, some owners have attributed a cat-like personality to the Chow Chow.Chow Chows are not excessively active, meaning that they can be housed in an apartment. However, a Chow Chow living in an apartment will need daily exercise to prevent restlessness and boredom. Upon realizing that exercise is a daily occurrence, Chow Chow will tend to be more assertive with owners in anticipation of such activities.
Chow Chow is available in red, black, blue, cinnamon/fawn, and cream colors Colors.

Height and weight of Chow Chow

Adult Male of Chow Chow is about 55 to 70 pounds and adult female of Chow Chow is about 45 to 60 pounds in Weight.
Height of Chow Chow is commonly 17 to 20 inches.

Common Health Issues of Chow Chow


Chow Chow has tendency to suffer from entropion, glaucoma, juvenile cataracts, lymphoma, hip dysplasia and diabetes mellitus.  

Appearance of Chow Chow

The Chow Chow is a sturdily built dog, square in profile, with a broad skull and small, triangular, erect ears with rounded tips. The breed is known for a very dense double coat that is either smooth or rough. The fur is particularly thick in the neck area, giving it a distinctive ruff or mane appearance. The coat may be red, black, blue, cinnamon/fawn, or cream. Not all these color varieties are recognized as valid in all countries. Individuals with patchy or multicolored coats are considered to be outside the breed standard. Chow Chow eyes are typically deep set and almond shaped. The breed is distinguished by its unusual blue-black/purple tongue and very straight hind legs, resulting in a rather stilted gait.

Working Class of Chow Chow

Basically Chow Chow is Watch dog but is also used as Companion and Guard dog.

Training of Chow Chow

Chow Chow is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Chow Chow.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Chow Chow should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Chow Chow

Daily exercise for your Chow Chow is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Chow Chow is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Chow Chow with children and other pets

Chow Chow is good with children of all ages and all pets.

Special instructions related to your Chow Chow

Owning a Chow Chow can raise the cost of homeowners insurance because some companies consider them high-risk dogs.

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