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Chow Chow

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 45 - 75 lbs.

Height: 17" - 20"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; bloat; ectropion; entropion; hypothyroidism

Origin: China

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Northern Breed

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Chow Chow requires short walks.

Grooming Needs

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.

Dog Food for Your Chow Chow

Puppy select formula dog food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Reduced fat formula dog food

Reduced Fat Formula

30% less fat than Bil-Jac Adult Select.

Food for dogs with sensitive stomachs

Sensitive Solutions

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

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An active dog who gets plenty of exercise every day.

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