This dog breed is one that can be recognized a mile away because of their hairless bodies. They also have some tufts on their faces and legs. They are very active and playful and could be mischievous too because everybody needs some bad. Petland is honored to offer first-class Chinese Crested puppies, and our caring team of puppy specialists will help answer any questions you may have.
The origins of this breed are somewhat of a mystery. Many believe that The Chinese Crested dates back to 16th-century China. At the same time, some insist that the breed shares a common ancestry with the Mexican Hairless dogs. Other dog experts advise it originated in Africa. Regardless of where this pup actually came from, it has a very long and proven history of making a great pet.
The Chinese Crested is a very caring, loyal, fun, and happy dog who loves its family. They are easy to get along with and tend to bond very quickly. They have very desirable and easy-going personalities and a very warm and easy-to-approach demeanor. They tend to be happy when you are happy and love your attention and care.
Many describe the Chinese Crested as a wash-and-wear dog. A thorough bath every four weeks is very important to keep their skin healthy and clean. Making sure to clip their nails on a regular basis is also very important in their care routine.
Chinese Crested are semi-active dogs and do need ample amounts of energy to feel their best. The correct ratio of meat-based protein and micronutrients, as well as healthy carbs and fats, will keep this breed healthy. Most Chinese Crested owners recommend feeding this dog two meals a
day, spaced about twelve hours apart. It is also very important to remember to provide your dog
with proper dental care. It is suggested that his teeth get cleaned a minimum of three times a
week. Failing to keep his teeth clean can contribute to health issues.
This breed stands between eleven to thirteen inches tall.
This breed weighs between six and twelve pounds.
The average life expectancy for this breed is between thirteen to fifteen years.
Fact: This breed is known to be very agile.
Fact: Not all Chinese Crested dogs look the same. There are currently two recognized varieties of the breed, the Hairless and the Powderpuff.
Fact: This breed does well in families of all dynamics and makes a great family pet.
Yes. Every dog is. It is pertinent to keep the noise levels and TV levels down when a Crested comes into the house for the first time.
They are prone to the following, patella luxation, epilepsy, autoimmune diseases, closed-ear canal, progressive retinal atrophy, heart problems, and others.
They are like most dogs and it will take patience and consistency to train this dog. They are intelligent enough.
Yes, they are. They are small but will alert you when a stranger comes along or when something isn’t right.
Some of them do and will get in the water mostly during the hot weather.
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