All About the Chow Chow Dog Breed 

Ancient breed from China used as hunting and guard dogs. Known for their blue-black tongue and lion-like mane.

Breed History

Stocky, muscular build. Fluffy coat in colors like red, black, blue. Distinctive scowling expression.


Independent, dignified, serious. Loyal to family. Suspicious of strangers. Require patient, consistent training.

Personality Traits  

Moderate energy levels. Need 30-60 minutes exercise daily. Respond best to positive reinforcement training techniques.

Exercise & Training  

Require frequent brushing and bathing. Sensitive to heat. Shed seasonally.

Grooming Needs

Prone to hip dysplasia, eye problems. Lifespan 8-12 years.

Health Issues

Adapt well to any home. Prefer cool climates. Need space for exercise.

Living Needs

Athletic Australian Cattle Dog Breed