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      Breed Characteristics

      Breed Name
      Size
      Large
      Energy
      Low
      Weight
      45-70 lbs
      Coat
      Thick, soft, wooly, doublecoated.

      About Chow Chows

      This fashionable breed is more than 2,000 years old and stems from ancient China. The Chow has had several well-known owners throughout the years, including Elvis Presley and Martha Stewart. Timeless and loyal, the Chow Chow has several distinctive features: a blue-black tongue, a stiff-legged "stilted" way of moving, and a snobbish expression, along with the large ruff around the head and shoulders. This medium-sized lion lookalike enjoys exercise, thrives in cold weather, and also can do well living in an apartment or a home.

      Did You Know?

      This dignified and independent breed responds best to verbal rather than physical correction.

      Origin of the Chow Chow

      The Chow Chow is over 2,000 years old and is thought to have originated in Mongolia and Northern China.

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