Chow Chow
Chow Chow
Size
Medium/Large
Height
Males - 19 to 22 inches at the withers, Females - 18 to 20 inches at the withers
Weight
Males - 57 to 70 pounds, Females - 44 to 55 pounds.
Coat
Medium
Color
Red, black, blue, cinnamon, or cream
Energy
Medium
Activities
Obedience, Rally Obedience, Conformation

A regal breed with strong muscles and heavy bone, the Chow Chow is an ancient breed from northern China. Though affectionate and devoted to his family, the Chow Chow is somewhat independent and stubborn. An excellent guard dog, the Chow Chow requires early socialization, training and daily exercise. The breed’s thick double coat requires regular grooming and bathing.

Did you know?

Television personality Martha Stewart owns a number of Chow Chows, which often are featured on her morning show.

Training Chow Chows

Whether it's basic obedience, flying disc or running, it's easy to unlock your dog's hidden potential with our free Purina Pro Plan P5 training app, available for IOS and Android.