Chow Chows have an unusual blue-black tongue.
Discover great deals on the many hard to find and one of a kind items available only on ebay!

Chow Chow

Chow Chow, or Chow is a breed of dog originating from China, where it is referred to as Songshi Quan (鬆獅犬 Pinyin: sōngshī quǎn), which literally means "puffy-lion dog". The breed has also been called the Tang Quan, "Dog of the Tang Empire". more...

HomeHome
AmphibianAmphibian
ArthropodArthropod
BirdBird
CatCat
DinosaurDinosaur
DogDog
AffenpinscherAffenpinscher
Afghan HoundAfghan Hound
Airedale TerrierAiredale Terrier
AkitaAkita
Alaskan HuskyAlaskan Husky
Alaskan MalamuteAlaskan Malamute
American BulldogAmerican Bulldog
American Cocker SpanielAmerican Cocker Spaniel
American Eskimo DogAmerican Eskimo Dog
American FoxhoundAmerican Foxhound
American MastiffAmerican Mastiff
American Pit Bull TerrierAmerican Pit Bull Terrier
American Staffordshire...American Staffordshire...
American Water SpanielAmerican Water Spaniel
Anatolian Shepherd DogAnatolian Shepherd Dog
Appenzeller SennenhundAppenzeller Sennenhund
Argentine DogoArgentine Dogo
Australian BulldogAustralian Bulldog
Australian Cattle DogAustralian Cattle Dog
Australian KelpieAustralian Kelpie
Australian ShepherdAustralian Shepherd
Australian Silky TerrierAustralian Silky Terrier
Australian TerrierAustralian Terrier
BarbetBarbet
BasenjiBasenji
Basset HoundBasset Hound
BeagleBeagle
Bearded CollieBearded Collie
BeauceronBeauceron
Bedlington TerrierBedlington Terrier
Bernese Mountain DogBernese Mountain Dog
BiewerBiewer
Black And Tan CoonhoundBlack And Tan Coonhound
Black Russian TerrierBlack Russian Terrier
BloodhoundBloodhound
Bluetick CoonhoundBluetick Coonhound
Border CollieBorder Collie
Border TerrierBorder Terrier
BorzoiBorzoi
Boston TerrierBoston Terrier
Bouvier Des FlandresBouvier Des Flandres
BoxerBoxer
Boykin SpanielBoykin Spaniel
Brazilian TerrierBrazilian Terrier
BriardBriard
BrittanyBrittany
Brussels GriffonBrussels Griffon
Bull TerrierBull Terrier
BulldogBulldog
BullmastiffBullmastiff
Cairn TerrierCairn Terrier
Canaan DogCanaan Dog
Canadian Eskimo DogCanadian Eskimo Dog
Cane CorsoCane Corso
Cardigan Welsh CorgiCardigan Welsh Corgi
Catahoula Leopard DogCatahoula Leopard Dog
Catalan SheepdogCatalan Sheepdog
Cavalier King Charles...Cavalier King Charles...
Cesky TerrierCesky Terrier
Chesapeake Bay RetrieverChesapeake Bay Retriever
ChihuahuaChihuahua
Chinese Crested DogChinese Crested Dog
ChinookChinook
Chow ChowChow Chow
Clumber SpanielClumber Spaniel
CockapooCockapoo
Cocker SpanielCocker Spaniel
CollieCollie
CoolieCoolie
CorgiCorgi
Coton De TulearCoton De Tulear
CurCur
Curly Coated RetrieverCurly Coated Retriever
DachshundDachshund
DalmatianDalmatian
Dandie Dinmont TerrierDandie Dinmont Terrier
DeerhoundDeerhound
Doberman PinscherDoberman Pinscher
DobermannDobermann
Dogue De BordeauxDogue De Bordeaux
DunkerDunker
English Cocker SpanielEnglish Cocker Spaniel
English FoxhoundEnglish Foxhound
English MastiffEnglish Mastiff
English PointerEnglish Pointer
English SetterEnglish Setter
English ShepherdEnglish Shepherd
English Springer SpanielEnglish Springer Spaniel
EurasierEurasier
FeistFeist
Field SpanielField Spaniel
Fila BrasileiroFila Brasileiro
Finnish LapphundFinnish Lapphund
Finnish SpitzFinnish Spitz
Flat-coated RetrieverFlat-coated Retriever
Fox TerrierFox Terrier
FoxhoundFoxhound
French BulldogFrench Bulldog
German Shepherd DogGerman Shepherd Dog
German Shorthaired PointerGerman Shorthaired Pointer
German SpitzGerman Spitz
German Wirehaired PointerGerman Wirehaired Pointer
Giant SchnauzerGiant Schnauzer
Glen Of Imaal TerrierGlen Of Imaal Terrier
Golden RetrieverGolden Retriever
GoldendoodleGoldendoodle
Gordon SetterGordon Setter
Great DaneGreat Dane
Greater Swiss Mountain DogGreater Swiss Mountain Dog
GreyhoundGreyhound
Griffon BruxelloisGriffon Bruxellois
HarrierHarrier
HavaneseHavanese
HovawartHovawart
Hungarian VizslaHungarian Vizsla
Ibizan HoundIbizan Hound
Irish Bull TerrierIrish Bull Terrier
Irish Red And White SetterIrish Red And White Setter
Irish SetterIrish Setter
Irish TerrierIrish Terrier
Irish Water SpanielIrish Water Spaniel
Irish WolfhoundIrish Wolfhound
Italian GreyhoundItalian Greyhound
Jack Russell TerrierJack Russell Terrier
Japanese ChinJapanese Chin
Japanese SpitzJapanese Spitz
Japanese TerrierJapanese Terrier
Karelian Bear DogKarelian Bear Dog
KeeshondKeeshond
Kerry Blue TerrierKerry Blue Terrier
King Charles SpanielKing Charles Spaniel
KomondorKomondor
KoolieKoolie
KuvaszKuvasz
LabradoodleLabradoodle
Labrador RetrieverLabrador Retriever
Lagotto RomagnoloLagotto Romagnolo
Lakeland TerrierLakeland Terrier
Lancashire HeelerLancashire Heeler
LeonbergerLeonberger
Lhasa ApsoLhasa Apso
LowchenLowchen
MalteseMaltese
Manchester TerrierManchester Terrier
MastiffMastiff
Mexican HairlessMexican Hairless
Miniature Australian...Miniature Australian...
Miniature Fox TerrierMiniature Fox Terrier
Miniature PinscherMiniature Pinscher
Miniature SchnauzerMiniature Schnauzer
Mixed-breed DogMixed-breed Dog
MudiMudi
MunsterlanderMunsterlander
Neapolitan MastiffNeapolitan Mastiff
NewfoundlandNewfoundland
Norfolk TerrierNorfolk Terrier
Norwegian BuhundNorwegian Buhund
Norwegian ElkhoundNorwegian Elkhound
Norwich TerrierNorwich Terrier
Nova Scotia Duck-tolling...Nova Scotia Duck-tolling...
Old English BulldogOld English Bulldog
Old English SheepdogOld English Sheepdog
OtterhoundOtterhound
PapillonPapillon
Parson Russell TerrierParson Russell Terrier
Patterdale TerrierPatterdale Terrier
PekingesePekingese
Pembroke Welsh CorgiPembroke Welsh Corgi
Peruvian Hairless DogPeruvian Hairless Dog
Petit Basset Griffon VendeenPetit Basset Griffon Vendeen
PhalnePhalne
Pharaoh HoundPharaoh Hound
Pinscher Pinscher
Pit BullPit Bull
Plott HoundPlott Hound
Polish Lowland SheepdogPolish Lowland Sheepdog
PomeranianPomeranian
PoodlePoodle
Portuguese Water DogPortuguese Water Dog
PudelpointerPudelpointer
PugPug
PugglePuggle
PuliPuli
PuppyPuppy
Pyrenean Mountain DogPyrenean Mountain Dog
Pyrenean ShepherdPyrenean Shepherd
Rat TerrierRat Terrier
Redbone CoonhoundRedbone Coonhound
Rhodesian RidgebackRhodesian Ridgeback
RottweilerRottweiler
Rough CollieRough Collie
Russell TerrierRussell Terrier
Sabueso EspanolSabueso Espanol
Saint BernardSaint Bernard
SalukiSaluki
SamoyedSamoyed
SarplaninacSarplaninac
SchipperkeSchipperke
SchnauzerSchnauzer
SchnoodleSchnoodle
Scottish TerrierScottish Terrier
Sealyham TerrierSealyham Terrier
Shar PeiShar Pei
Shetland SheepdogShetland Sheepdog
Shiba InuShiba Inu
Shih TzuShih Tzu
ShikokuShikoku
Shiloh Shepherd DogShiloh Shepherd Dog
Siberian HuskySiberian Husky
Skye TerrierSkye Terrier
Smooth CollieSmooth Collie
Soft-coated Wheaten TerrierSoft-coated Wheaten Terrier
Spanish MastiffSpanish Mastiff
Spinone ItalianoSpinone Italiano
SpitzSpitz
St. BernardSt. Bernard
StabyhounStabyhoun
Staffordshire Bull TerrierStaffordshire Bull Terrier
Standard SchnauzerStandard Schnauzer
Teddy Roosevelt TerrierTeddy Roosevelt Terrier
Tibetan MastiffTibetan Mastiff
Tibetan SpanielTibetan Spaniel
Tibetan TerrierTibetan Terrier
TosaTosa
Toy BulldogToy Bulldog
Toy Fox TerrierToy Fox Terrier
Toy Manchester TerrierToy Manchester Terrier
Volpino ItalianoVolpino Italiano
WeimaranerWeimaraner
Welsh CorgiWelsh Corgi
Welsh Springer SpanielWelsh Springer Spaniel
Welsh TerrierWelsh Terrier
West Highland White TerrierWest Highland White Terrier
WhippetWhippet
Wirehaired Pointing GriffonWirehaired Pointing Griffon
Yorkshire TerrierYorkshire Terrier
FishFish
MammalMammal
MythologicalMythological
ReptileReptile


Appearance

The Chow Chow is a stocky dog with broad skull and small, rounded ears. The breed has a very dense coat that is either smooth or rough. The fur is particularly thick around the neck, giving the distinctive ruff or mane. The coat may be one of several colours including reddish-brown (described as "red"), black, blue, cinnamon, cream, or white. Not all these colour varieties are recognised as valid in all countries. Individuals with patchy or particoloured coats are considered to be outside the breed standard. Chow Chows are unusual in having a blue-black tongue and very straight hind legs that result in a rather stilted gait.

Temperament

While now commonly kept as a companion dog, the Chow Chow has a reputation for being a willful and independent breed that is sometimes difficult to train. They can be very aloof and wary of strangers. They often don't get along well with other dogs, as well.

Health

Like many heavy-set dogs, the Chow Chow may be prone to hip dysplasia. They may also be succeptable to entropion, an eye irritation caused by an eyelid abnormality.

History

It is a unique type of dog, thought to be one of the oldest recognisable breeds. A bas-relief from 150 BC (during the Han Dynasty) includes a hunting dog similar in appearance to the Chow Chow. Recent DNA analysis confirms that this is one of the oldest breeds of dog. Chow Chows were originally bred as a general-purpose working dog for herding, hunting, and guarding. The breed has also been used to pull sleds and for meat and fur.

External Links

Read more at Wikipedia.org


[List your site here Free!]

Vtg Metal Chow Chow Dog Nice Heavy!Vtg Metal Chow Chow Dog Nice Heavy! $19.99 chow chow at the salon dog art tile coaster giftchow chow at the salon dog art tile coaster gift $12.49
Cream Chow Chow Dogs Heart Necklace Jewelry Charm Art Gift Glass Tile PendantCream Chow Chow Dogs Heart Necklace Jewelry Charm Art Gift Glass Tile Pendant $28.00 Red And Black Chow Chow Dogs Necklace Jewelry Charm Art Gift Glass Tile PendantRed And Black Chow Chow Dogs Necklace Jewelry Charm Art Gift Glass Tile Pendant $28.00
Rough-Haired Chow Chow Dog Stainless Steel Italian Charm Mens Ladies Watch Bm785Rough-Haired Chow Chow Dog Stainless Steel Italian Charm Mens Ladies Watch Bm785 $24.99 Chow-Chow Dog by Lucy Dawson 1937 8X10" Matted Sepia PrintChow-Chow Dog by Lucy Dawson 1937 8X10" Matted Sepia Print $21.45
Large Indoor/Outdoor Patriotic I Flag - Chow Chow 16114Large Indoor/Outdoor Patriotic I Flag - Chow Chow 16114 $33.29 Was: Previous Price $36.99 Vtg Cast Iron Hubley Chow Chow Dog Party FavorVtg Cast Iron Hubley Chow Chow Dog Party Favor $19.99
Vtg Metal Dodge Inc. Chow Chow Dog Usa MarkedVtg Metal Dodge Inc. Chow Chow Dog Usa Marked $19.99 Chow Chow Dog Needlepoint Handcrafted Ooak One Of A Kind 11x14 Frameable ArtChow Chow Dog Needlepoint Handcrafted Ooak One Of A Kind 11x14 Frameable Art $15.99
Chow Chow Dog Champions 1952 to 1982 Book Photos Pedigrees A Step Back In TimeChow Chow Dog Champions 1952 to 1982 Book Photos Pedigrees A Step Back In Time $12.99 New I love My Silky Terrier Dog Pewter Pendent for a Key ChainNew I love My Silky Terrier Dog Pewter Pendent for a Key Chain $12.50
Chow Chow, silver covered necklace, high qauality Art DogChow Chow, silver covered necklace, high qauality Art Dog $22.58 Chow Chow #2 Key ChainChow Chow #2 Key Chain $4.99
Chow Chow Black - Heart Earrings Ornate Tibetan SilverChow Chow Black - Heart Earrings Ornate Tibetan Silver $13.99 Chow-Chow Dog by Lucy Dawson 8X10" Matted PrintChow-Chow Dog by Lucy Dawson 8X10" Matted Print $18.45
Chow Chow Dog Watercolor 8 x 10 Art Print Signed by Artist DjrChow Chow Dog Watercolor 8 x 10 Art Print Signed by Artist Djr $16.50 Chow Chow Black Howliday Porcelain China Dog Christmas OrnamentChow Chow Black Howliday Porcelain China Dog Christmas Ornament $13.99
Man Can Be A Father Someone Special To Be A Chow Chow Daddy Fridge MagnetMan Can Be A Father Someone Special To Be A Chow Chow Daddy Fridge Magnet $4.03 Chow Chow - Ostrich Shell Earrings - 1 Pair - Unique - HandcraftedChow Chow - Ostrich Shell Earrings - 1 Pair - Unique - Handcrafted $8.00
Chow Chow Dog Christmas Ornament Refrigerater Magnet Handcrafted Ooak YarnChow Chow Dog Christmas Ornament Refrigerater Magnet Handcrafted Ooak Yarn $14.99 Chow Chow MousepadChow Chow Mousepad $11.95
Chow Chow Dog Christmas Holiday Teacup Ornament Figurine BlkChow Chow Dog Christmas Holiday Teacup Ornament Figurine Blk $14.99 Robert J. May Signed Large Terrier Schnauzer Dog Ceramic Coffee Mug CupRobert J. May Signed Large Terrier Schnauzer Dog Ceramic Coffee Mug Cup $14.99
Chow Chow Dog Painting Art 11 X 14 Large Signed DjrChow Chow Dog Painting Art 11 X 14 Large Signed Djr $45.00 Chow Chow Dog Club Inc Mug Cup Ccci Specialty Show 1996 Logo Puttin On The RitzChow Chow Dog Club Inc Mug Cup Ccci Specialty Show 1996 Logo Puttin On The Ritz $13.99
Blue Witch 3D -Chow Chow Dog Ceramic Hand Crafted Coffee MugBlue Witch 3D -Chow Chow Dog Ceramic Hand Crafted Coffee Mug $22.75 chow chow dog coffee 11x14 signed art print animals impressionism modern giftchow chow dog coffee 11x14 signed art print animals impressionism modern gift $17.99
Woman Can Be Mother Someone Special To Be Chow Chow Mummy Fridge MagnetWoman Can Be Mother Someone Special To Be Chow Chow Mummy Fridge Magnet $4.03 Chow Chowr Dogs Rare Antique Print 1911 by Maud Earl Mat 9x11Chow Chowr Dogs Rare Antique Print 1911 by Maud Earl Mat 9x11 $22.45
Walter A. Weber Chow Chow Trio single bookplate 1943 National Geographic MagWalter A. Weber Chow Chow Trio single bookplate 1943 National Geographic Mag $7.49 Blown Glass "Murano" Art Figurine Dog Chow Chow SittingBlown Glass "Murano" Art Figurine Dog Chow Chow Sitting $17.95 Was: Previous Price $19.95
Original Painting~Chow Chow~Dog~Hook~Key~Leash~H anger~Whimsical~Coat~Art~S ale!Original Painting~Chow Chow~Dog~Hook~Key~Leash~H anger~Whimsical~Coat~Art~S ale! $32.00 Chow Chow figurineChow Chow figurine $50.00
Chow Chow Dog Red - Heart Earrings Ornate Tibetan SilverChow Chow Dog Red - Heart Earrings Ornate Tibetan Silver $13.99 Chow Chow. Bracelet with box for people who love dogs. Photojewelry. UsaChow Chow. Bracelet with box for people who love dogs. Photojewelry. Usa $16.99
Chow Chow Angel Dog Figurine Christmas Ornament Halo Wings Stocking StufferChow Chow Angel Dog Figurine Christmas Ornament Halo Wings Stocking Stuffer $14.99 Diana Thorne 1944 Dog Print, Chow ChowDiana Thorne 1944 Dog Print, Chow Chow $19.99
Sail Boat Chow Red See Interchangable Bodies & Breeds @ Ebay StoreSail Boat Chow Red See Interchangable Bodies & Breeds @ Ebay Store $29.99 Middle blown glass figurine Dog - Chow-chow Russian Murano Handmade #26Middle blown glass figurine Dog - Chow-chow Russian Murano Handmade #26 $9.50
Michael Ricker 1995 pewter I Love My Chow figure Chow in gold tone metal bagMichael Ricker 1995 pewter I Love My Chow figure Chow in gold tone metal bag $14.00 Collectible 9" Sandicast ChowCollectible 9" Sandicast Chow $18.95
Chow Chow Dog Christmas Ornament Vtg Handcrafted Handpainted Ooak One Of A KindChow Chow Dog Christmas Ornament Vtg Handcrafted Handpainted Ooak One Of A Kind $13.99 Chow Chow Dog Smooth Coat Figurine Vintage Lifelike Sculpture Castagna ItalyChow Chow Dog Smooth Coat Figurine Vintage Lifelike Sculpture Castagna Italy $15.99
Click to see more Chow Chow items at www.ebay.com
Prices current as of last update, 12/08/17 7:40pm.

Home Contact Resources Exchange Links eBay