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    Brief Description: 

    The Chinese crested dog is a hairless breed of dog. Like most hairless dog breeds, the Chinese crested comes in two varieties, with and without fur, which are born in the same litter: the Powder Puff and the Hairless.

    Source: Wikipedia


    Links to Breed Descriptions: 

    AKC Video Link

    View more videos on AKC's YouTube Channel

     


    Other Names for Breed: 

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    • Chinese Crested Dog, Hairless
    • Chinese crested, hairless
    • Chien chinois à crête/à poil vaporeux et houppette
    • Perro crestado chino
    • Chinesischer Schopfhund

     


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    • Chinese Crested Dog, Powder Puff
    • Chinese crested, powder puff

    Country of Origin and Parent Breed Club: 

     

     


    Health and Well-Being: 

    Some sources of health information include:

    1. National kennel clubs and breed clubs (see, e.g. Breeding/Health Strategy Documents, below)
    2. Population-level statistics (see, e.g., Swedish Insurance Data, below)
    3. Research articles
    4. Breed club surveys


    Breed Standards: 

    There are numerous breed standards.

    The basis of breed/conformation shows is the judging of pedigree dogs against the 'Breed Standard', which is a picture in words that describes the range of features that are deemed appropriate for the breed.

    Three of the major international standards are:

    The American Kennel Club

    The Kennel Club, UK

    FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale)


    Breed-Specific Statistics: 

    1. Swedish Insurance Data

    • Breed-specific information on rates of disease and death from Agria Pet Insurance (Agria Djurförsäkring) is available for many breeds.
    This breed has information on Veterinary Care and Life Insurance.


    Breeding/Health Strategy Documents: 

    Health/Breeding Strategy Documents and Links:

    1. The Kennel Club, UK: Breed Watch
    2. Sweden: Breed-specific Breeding Strategies: (in Swedish) and/ or English summary
    3. Finland

     

    Health Surveys:

    The Kennel Club: Chinese Crested Pedigree Breed Health Survey


    Breed-Specific DNA Tests: 

    The Kennel Club list of DNA tests available for each breed along with an indication as to whether the test is part of the Assured Breeder Scheme (recommended or required) and whether it is recorded on the Kennel Club registration database.


    Breed-Specific Articles: 

     

     


    Other Breed-Specific Webpages: 

     

     


    Breed-Specific Research: 

     

     


    Breed Clubs: 

    We are listing sites for breed clubs with health or other information that might be helpful. Follow links below.

    Canada: Chinese Crested Club of Canada
    UK: Chinese Crested dog Club
    The Chinese Crested Club Of Great Britain
    USA: American Chinese Crested Club


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