Chow Chow Puppies For Sale

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The Chow Chow is an interesting looking dog breed with an even more interesting personality. The Chow Chow is a canine of Chinese origin with an independent spirit and a powerful character. Thought to be one of the most ancient canine breeds, and proven to be such through genetic testing, the Chow is thought to have originated as a companion to the Ancient Mongolian Cultures of northern China. The Emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty was thought to have used the Chow Chow to guard personal possessions and a hunting breed.

The breeds name, however, originated with British Merchants who brought the breed back to England from China in the 18th century. The breed was first recognized by the AKC in 1903 and became a popular breed in the United States by the 1920’s. A pair of Chows even made it to the White House, as two of them were the family pets of President Calvin Coolidge. Although the lion-like Chow Chow is a breed that will turn heads, read on below to educate yourself further on what to expect with this breed.

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