Description: Chow Chow puppies have a proud, independent spirited disposition, with the nobility of a lion, calmness of a teddy bear, grace of a cat and loyalty of a dog. Chows are one of the oldest breeds, originating in Mongolia and China. Chows were bred as hunting dogs for Chinese nobility. They have distinctly colored tongues with a blue to black hue and is said to have been created by them "licking" the sky according to legend.
Appearance: Chows have straight hind legs which make therm appear alert and ready for action. Chows are distinguished by smooth or rough coats. Smooth coated Chow Chows have hard, dense, smooth outer coats without any feathering hairs, and longer hair on their ears, legs, tail and body. Chows with rough coats have much thicker coats giving them the appearance of wearing a parka. Beneath that outer coat lies a soft, thick, woolly undercoat. The hair is thicker around the head and neck, forming a ruff, or mane. The tail, which lies over the back, is also thickly furred.
Coloring for both coat varieties come in shades of red (which can range from light golden to deep mahogany), black, blue, cinnamon (light fawn to deep cinnamon) and cream. These colors may be solid or solid with lighter shadings in the ruff, tail, and feathering.
Temperament & Behavior: Aloof, Reserved, Independent, Dignified, Intelligent, and Stubborn. When socialized and trained early, Chows can get along with other house cats and dogs and children.
Size: aboit 17-20 inches in length and average weight is 40-70 pounds,
Life Span: about 12-18 years
Care: Chow puppies benefit from regular brushing and grooming several times each week to keep coats healthy. They do not like hot weather so it's best to keep inside during hot weather. They do not like being alone for long amounts of time.
Diet: 2 to 2 3/4 cups of a high-quality dog food divided into 2 daily meals
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