Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Chinese Crested Dog


General information

  • Despite the name the origin of this breed is doubtful.
  • Can be hairless as the name suggests, or powder-puff, with fine, luxurious hair. Matings between a hairless and a powder-puff are genetically stronger.
  • Lively and affectionate, they need protection from both hot and cold weather.
  • Powder-puffs will require regular grooming.

Biological Data

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