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Chow Shepherd Breed Information

Chow Shepherd

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
AKA: Sheprachow
Mispellings: Chowshepard

Living with a Chow Shepherd

Personality: The Chow Shepherd is an intelligent, aloof dog with an independent spirit.

Temperament: The Chow Shepherd is protective like a German Shepherd tends to be but more friendly to strangers then a purebred.

Family Dog: Some Chow Shepherds are not good with other pets. If raised with them from a young age they may be fine with them. They can be good with children but some may have tendency to snap or bite.

Shedding: The Chow Shepherd is a heavy shedder expecially during the summer and winter.

Grooming: The Chow Shepherd should not need professional grooming. They should be brushed regurlarly and bathed when needed.

Behavior: The Chow Shepherd is a watchful and playful dog.

Barking: The Chow Shepherd barks very little.

Exercise: The Chow Shepherd requires at least 30 minutes of exercise a day.

Chow Shepherd Appearance

Size: The average height of the Chow Shepherd is 18 to 23 inches tall with an average weight of 40 to 80 pounds.

Companionship: The Chow Shepherd makes a great one person companion dog.

Body: The Chow Shepherd has a powerful, muscular, sturdy build.

Color: The coat of the Chow Shepherd can be cream & white, fawn or black and tan with typical German Shepherd markings.

Coat: The coat of the Chow Shepherd is long, abundant, coarse, thick and profuse.

Chow Shepherd Facts

Life Expectancy: The average life expectancy of the Chow Shepherd is 11 to 12 years.

Chow Shepherd Health

Allergies: The Chow Shepherd may be allergic to flea bites.

Health: The Chow Shepherd may be prone to hip dysplasia.

* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
*** It is important to do research on your dog's history before choosing a dog. We are dedicated to providing the most accurate information possible about each breed.

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