January 25, 2013 at 9:19 pm #1357bnietMember
Chow Chow Puppies
Chow Chow is a dog breed originating from China where it is referred to as Songshi Quan. Its Chinese name means puffy-lion dog. This is a generally powerful and study dog of the Arctic type. It is medium in size and has a muscular body paired with heavy bones. Originally, the breed was used as a working dog. Its roles have, however, changed to companion and show ring dog. The breed has a lion-like appearance and is common in five colors: blue, black, red, cinnamon and cream. It has a stilted gait and a blue/black tongue. The coat of the San Diego Chow Chow puppy may either be smooth or rough.
The Chow Chow puppies San Diego have a square profile and a broad skull. The ears are small and triangular in shape. They always remain erect. This breed is best identified by its dense double coat. The fur is thickest at the neck hence the lion-like appearance.
The eyes of the Chow Chow puppies are almond in shape and deep set. It is distinguished by its straight hind legs which gives it a stilted gait. It is the only dog breed that has distinctive color on the lips and oral cavity. Its curly tail is also distinctive. The tail has thick hair and remains curled on the back. The nose must be black but if blue-coated, it should be slate-colored or solid blue.
The Chow Chow puppies San Diego may be discern towards strangers and very protective to their families and property. Some insurance companies consider the Chow Chow puppies to be high risk dogs. Consequently, they may increase the homeowner’s insurance cost.
The San Diego Chow Chow puppy is moderately active and can do well in an apartment life. All in all, these breeds are very energetic and will require daily exercises in order to prevent boredom and restlessness. They will also be assertive with their owners about their daily exercises.
The first thing you must consider doing is socializing your puppies at an early age and training them sufficiently. Additionally, you must understand that these breed might seem lazy. To raise its spirits and eliminate detestable behaviors, you need to exercises it on a daily basis. Making appointments with the vet will also help in dealing with health issues the breed is prone to.
The thick coat of the Chow Chow puppies begs for regular brushing. Regular brushing will help in maintaining the lifted and standing-out look of the coat. The breed is a seasonal heavy shedder and will require extra care at that time. Dry shampoo should be used when necessary.
The San Diego Chow Chow puppies may suffer from entropion glaucoma, lymphoma, juvenile cataracts, diabetes mellitus, hip dysplasia, gastric cancer, canine pemphigus and autoimmune disease. Fleas may also be a problem because of the thick coat.
Height: 18 to 22 inches
Weight: 44.1 to 70.5 pounds
9 to 12 years
3 to 6 puppies
Widely used as a companion dog. It can also be found in show rings.
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