Chow Puppies and Dogs

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Fast Facts & Guide to Chow Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Chow Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Chow.

Chow Guide and Fact File

Height: 17-21 inches

Weight: 20-32 kg

Size of Dog: The size of the Chow Chow is medium to Large

Breed Type and Dog Group: Non-Sporting Group

Country of Origin of the Breed: China (Northern Chinese Origin)

Exercise Needs: The Chow Chow requires low to moderate daily exercise

Coat Type: There are two different coat types, one is rough, the other smooth, both are long

Shedding hairs: The Chow Chow is a seasonal, heavy shedder

Grooming needs: This breed has high grooming requirements

Training a Chow (Trainability): The Chow Chow can be stubborn and difficult to train


Other Names of Chow:  Chowdren

Chow Lifespan - The life expectancy for this breed is 9 - 15 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average litter size is 5 puppies

Temperament / Behaviour: Stubborn, Independent, Dominant and Loyal

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Chow puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Chow dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Chow Puppies and Dogs

Chow puppies and dogs hold an air of authority and importance. For the right owner, this breed of puppy and dog will make a well mannered, obedient, loving and fantastic companion that will show loyalty and dedication. However, for a more passive and inexperienced owner, this may not be the case as this breed is known for having a stubborn and independent side to its personality where it can become dominant, a little lazy and will do what it likes to some extent. Therefore, suitable training is vital with this breed and should be provided from an early age. It is also important to socialize this breed of puppy and dog when it's young so that it accepts unfamiliar people when it becomes an adult dog. This breed can be a little stand-offish and reserved around strangers. It is important to care of your puppy or dog's health properly and to take it for regular check-ups at the vets to help detect any health problems or issues.

Choosing Chow Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Chow puppies grow into medium to large sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Chow puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. The grooming requirements for this breed are high as dogs and puppies have long hair which will need to be brushed several times per week and daily during periods of shedding. Grooming can take time so allow a couple of hours per week. Bathing is also important and should be carried out at least once per month, or even weekly if required. This breed tends to be a little lazy but exercise is still very important for its all round well-being. It should be taken for a daily walk and also fed a well balanced diet in order to maintain its over-all health.

Chow Puppies and Dogs

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