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Chinese Crested Dog

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Size: Small

Weight: 10 - 13 lbs.

Height: 10" - 13"

Life Span: 13 - 15 years

Health Problems: Sunburn on hairless dogs; PRA; glaucoma; lens luxation

Origin: China

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Toy Breed

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Chinese Crested Dog requires short walks.

Grooming Needs

The Chinese Crested Dog needs minimal grooming: occasional brushing and bathing.


Sensitive, gentle, devoted and playful.

Compatibility with Kids

Generally good with children.


Dating back to the 13th century, this dog may have been brought by African traders and was used as a ratter.

Best Dog Food for Your Chinese Crested Dog

Puppy, Diet, Senior & Sensitive Stomach Formulas

Small Breed Puppy 6 lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Puppy

For the care and nutrition of Small Breed Puppies.

Small Breed Adult 6 lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of small breed dogs.

Small Breed Senior 6lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Senior

Helps support the lifelong health of small breed senior dogs.

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Picky No More™ Small Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of small breed dogs. 

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