The History and Origin of the Chow Chow Breed


The Chow Chow breed originated in China over 2,000 years ago and were used for hunting, herding, and guarding.

Historical Use

Chow Chows were used for a variety of purposes, including hunting, herding, guarding, and as sled dogs.

Physical Characteristics

Chow Chows are medium to large sized dogs with a distinctive blue-black tongue, dense mane, and a lion-like appearance.


Chow Chows are known for being independent, aloof, and protective, as well as for their loyalty to their owners.


Chow Chows can be difficult to train due to their independent nature and need for consistent training and socialization.

Health Concerns

The breed is prone to certain health issues such as hip dysplasia, eye problems, and skin allergies.


The Chow Chow is recognized by the American Kennel Club and other major kennel clubs.


Chow Chows have gained popularity as unique and regal looking dogs, as well as for their loyalty and devotion to their owners.

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