Size: Medium / Large
Weight: 45 - 75 lbs.
Height: 17" - 20"
Life Span: 10 - 12 years
Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; bloat; ectropion; entropion; hypothyroidism
Also Known As: No Nicknames.
Group: Northern Breed
Category: Companion Dog
The Chow Chow requires short walks.
Daily brushing is recommended for your Chow Chow.
The Chow Chow tends to be independent and stubborn.
Compatibility with Kids
Will tolerate children when raised with them.
Dating back over 2,000 years ago, this breed was originally used for hunting and herding, as well as a food source and for its fur.