Chinese Crested Dog

Chinese Crested Dog

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HEALTH AND
GENERAL INFORMATION

SIZE:

HEIGHT:

 11 inches to 1 foot, 1 inch tall at the shoulder

WEIGHT:

 Up to 12 pounds

GENERAL HEALTH:

 In general, Chinese Crested Dog breeds are healthy but this is not a guarantee that your dog is 100% healthy. You should be aware of the following diseases such as: Dental Issues, Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca and Progressive Retinal Atrophy and of course, is crucial to take action immediately if you spot any kind of symptoms

LIFE SPAN:

 10 to 14 years

EXERCISE:

 Like any other breeds, Chinese Crested Dogs makes no exceptions, some may prefer hard and daily exercise instead of others who could tend to be lazier than other breeds. Is important to take action as soon as possible if you spot that your dog is gaining an unwanted amount of weight

ENERGY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

PERSONALITY:

 They are very alert and almost all the time, happy. They tend to bark more than other breeds as a sign of protecting their own homes

BARKING FREQUENCY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

HUNT DRIVE:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

AGGRESSIVENESS:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

SHEDDING HAIR:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

MOUTHINESS POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

WANDERLUST POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

TRAITS

EASY TO GROOM:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

FRIENDLY WITH STRANGERS:

VERY
FRIENDLY

FRIENDLY

NOT FRIENDLY

 

EASE OF HOUSE-TRAINING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

EASE WITH CHILDREN:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

INTELLIGENCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY INTELLIGENT

 

PLAYFULNESS:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY PLAYFUL

 

OUTSIDE/INSIDE BEHAVIOR

APARTMENT LIVING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY DIFFICULT

 

COLD WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

HOT WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

PROS AND CONS

PROS

CONS

 They are protective and they love their families  They can’t tolerate the cold weather so it’s necessary to always adapt their weather resistance

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