Chinese Crested Dog and Chinese Crested Dog pictures
The Chinese Crested is a fine-boned, elegant and graceful dog who
makes a loving companion, playful and entertaining. They adore food
and will leap about in anticipation of a tiny bite. There are two
distinct varieties of this unusual dog: one is hairless except for
its feet, head and tail, and called, not surprisingly, the Hairless;
the other is called the Powder Puff. It has a coat of long soft
hair. Both come in numerous colors, either solid, mixed or spotted
all over. Strangely the two types often come in the same litter.
It is a friendly family breed, not aggressive towards children or
other animals. They do not make good kennel dogs, since they love
the companionship of a home. The Chinese Crested does best as a
one dog family and sometimes do not like to be over handled by strangers.
Odorless and hairless they are a very low maintenance breed. The
most popular of the hairless breed, the Chinese Crested are still
very rare. They are sweet, lively, playful and cuddly. This breed
is exceptionally loving and likes to hug and smile. Affectionate
with children. Children should be taught not to be rough with this
breed as it is friendly, but it does not have the protective hair
that other breeds have and can get injured easily. They are an entertaining
companion, intelligent and very alert. They should be well-socialized
and exposed to loud noises when young to avoid potential timidity.
If its owners do not baby them, these dogs can grow up to be a very
The Chinese Crested have an ability to perform tricks and are generally
good with other pets. They are not barkers. These dogs tend to become
very attached to their owners and have difficulty adjusting to a
new one. Chinese Crested Dogs crave constant companionship.