The coat is a double layered one and has
dense hair materials.
This dog has China as place of origin. One
emperor in China in earlier periods had about 2500 pairs of
Chow Chows. Even Prince Wales got a Chow Chow from this royal
Some historians view that this dog actually
accompanied the army personnel of Mongolia when the Mongolians
invaded south into China and west into Europe and southwest
into Middle East, during the twelfth century.
These dogs are generally lethargic. Hence,
they need to be provided adequate exercise whether kept inside
the house or outside.
The CC needs regular grooming and the double
layered coat needs an intensive grooming.
This activity needs to be carried out with
a good tipped comb and protrusions if any in the comb, the
comb needs to be discarded.
It is good to understand that this dog is
a frequent shedder and hence, the dead or fallen hair materials
from the body need to be removed frequently.
Take care of the external parasitism involving
ticks or lice or flea.Suitable medications need to be applied
or injected against the parasitic conditions prevalent in
The fecal sample needs to be examined in
a periodical manner and the dog is prone for eye defect called
as enteropion but can be corrected by surgical
interventions. Hip dysplasia also occurs
frequently in this breed.
Hence, the pet owners need to take care of
all these abnormalities in a systematic manner.
Timely training from earlier age makes it
as a wonderful dog.
This dog is a well-mannered one with good
activities and is a serious type of dog and is affectionate.
Chow chow has brisk activities if given regular
grooming, exercises and trainings. Activities of Chow Chow
are used for hunting and guarding.