Dog Breeds - Chinese Chongqing Dog

Breed :        Not Akc Recognized
Weight:       Male: 44-54; Female: 33-44 lbs
Height:        Male: 16-19.5; Female: 14-16 inches
Color(s):     Solid brown or dark brown

Chinese Chongqing Breed Information:
The Chinese Chongqing Dog is a rare breed of dogs having emerged in the Chongqing city of China, 2000 years ago during the rule of Han Dynasty. In the beginning it was used as hunters for wild boar and rabbits but now it is used to guard families and belongings. After 1949, the number of the breeds was reduced to a great extent, and it is still a rare breed even in China.

Chinese Chongqing Dog Health and Diseases:
This breed of dogs is not prone to any health diseases, but may suffer from minor skin diseases due to the coat being thin. The life span of both male and female Chinese Chongqing Dog is 18 years.