At A Glance

Size: Medium

Weight: 45 - 75 lbs.

Height: 17" - 20"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Chow Chow

Also know as: No Nicknames.

Group: Non-sporting

Origin: China

Today's Role: Companion Dog

History and Facts: 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.

Temperament / Behavior
The Chow Chow tends to be independent and stubborn.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hip dysplasia; bloat; ectropion; entropion; hypothyroidism

Special Needs
Exercise: The Chow Chow requires short walks.

Grooming: Daily brushing is recommended for your Chow Chow.


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