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Chow Hound Breed Information

Chow Hound

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR

Living with a Chow Hound

Family Dog: The Chow Hound makes a great family dog.

Behavior: The Chow Hound is a smart and friendly dog.

Barking: The Chow Hound has a speckled tongue, Basset stature, soft fur like the Chow, floppy ears and a saber tail.

Chow Hound Appearance

Companionship: The Chow Hound makes an excellent companion dog.

Ears: The Chow Hound has medium length, floppy ears.

Muzzle: The muzzle of the Chow Hound is shorter than the Basset's with a shorter dewlap.

Body: The body of the Chow Hound is long and stocky much like a Basset's.

Color: The coat of the Chow Hound can be brown or brindle.

Coat: The Chow Hound has a teddy bear soft coat.

Chow Hound Facts

Life Expectancy: The average life expectancy of the Chow Hound is 13 to 14 years.

Chow Hound Health

Ear Health: The Chow Hound may be prone to ear infections like the Basset.

Bone Health: The Chow Hound has dense bondes like the Basset which may be prone to arthritis.

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