CHINESE FOO DOG

History

The Chinese Foo dog is a hybrid of European hunting dogs and the Chow Chow. Some also argue that it has a relation with the Chow and the Chinese Wolf. It is possibly named after Fuzhou, a Chinese city. Originally used to protect the Buddhist temples, the dog was also used for sledding and hunting.

Temperament & Personality

Chinese Foo dogs are very hard working and are famous for their liveliness and strength. It is loyal to its family and loves to be around loved ones. The dog is independent and may become dominant owing to its hunting lineage. It acts a good companion and guard dog.

Chinese Foo Dog Characteristics

Adaptability To Apartment Living
Good for 1st Time Owners
Sensitivity
Tolerance Levels
Affection towards Family
Kid Friendliness
Stranger Friendliness
Ease of Grooming
General Health
Trainability
Prey Drive
Exercise Needs
Energy Level

Exercise

Moderate amount of exercise will be enough for the Chinese Foo Dog. Regular walks and play sessions will provide it the necessary stimulation. They enjoy sports such as catching a Frisbee and fetching a ball. Take special care during summers as they get tired quickly.

Grooming

Prevent mats on their skin by brushing daily, clip the long nails and wipe the ears to avoid wax buildup. Wash their body, if it is dirty using a dog shampoo.

Health Problems

Major health problems include hip dysplasia, cryptorchidism, etc. Seek the health clearances of the dog’s parents and examine the breeding place before buying it.

Training

Its stubborn attitude can be an issue, especially for first-time owners. Take it to a dog park to help it socialize. Make sure it knows the basic obedience commands. Training workshops are helpful if there are any issues with the training.

Feeding

A balanced diet containing bones, fishes, meat, and other protein-rich foods is the best for the Chinese Foo Dog. The amount of food can vary depending on its age, size, and metabolism.

Chinese Foo Dog Facts

Chinese Foo Dog

Breed Type:

Characteristics:

Other Names:

Sacred Dog of Sinkiang, Chinese Choo Hunting Dog, Chinese Celestial Dog, Chinese Dragon Dog

Height & Weight:

20 pounds (on average)

Color:

Black, blue, tan and black, blue and brown, orange, red, sable, silver/gray, fawn, and cream.

Competitive Registration / Qualification Information:

DRA, ACA

Shedding:

Heavy Shedding

Hypoallergenic:

0

Average Litter Size:

3-4 puppies

Lifespan:

10-13 years

Coat:

Hard, thick, double-coated, weather-resistant, rough outer coat, dense and soft undercoat, and straight-haired

Price:

N.A

Origin:

China,[Asia]

Adaptability To Apartment Living
Good for 1st Time Owners
Sensitivity
Tolerance Levels
Affection towards Family
Kid Friendliness
Stranger Friendliness
Ease of Grooming
General Health
Trainability
Prey Drive
Exercise Needs
Energy Level
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