Family: Spitz, Northern (companion)
Area of origin: China
Original function: guardian, cart puller, food source
Average size of male: Ht: 17-20, Wt: 45-70
Average size of female: Ht: 17-20, Wt: 45-70
Other names: none
Chow Chow Dog Temperament
Dignified, even lordly, the chow chow conducts himself with reserve. He is not very demonstrative, even with his family, and can be somewhat suspicious of strangers. He is independent and stubborn and is generally good with other household pets. The Chow Chow is serious and protective, devoted to his family.