Dog Breeds - Chow Chow

Breed :       Non-Sporting
Weight:      45-70 lbs
Height:       17-20 inches
Color(s):    Solid red, black, blue, cinnamon, and cream

Chow Chow Breed Information:
Chow Chow is a primitive breed which emerged in China more than 2000 years ago and in China it is know as Songshi Quan which means “puffy-lion dog”. They were versatile and hence used for hunting, herding, sledding, and guarding purposes. However, now they are used just for company.

Chow Chow Health and Diseases:
Chow Chow breed sufferes from several health concerns and dog diseases which include:
  • Entropion
  • Heat Prostration
  • Allergies
  • Skin problems
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Luxating Patella
  • Thyroid disease
  • Pemphigus foliceus
  • Ectropion