Living with a Cheke-A-Pom
Temperament: Very sweet and loving, loves to play and sleep.
Family Dog: Yes, but will be especially attached to one person. Mostly chooses the female adult owner but will interact with all members.
Grooming: Minimal combing and bi-weekly washings.
Training: Consistency is key.
Barking: Mostly when seeking attention.
Exercise: Moderate. Adapts well to apartment living.
Physical Ability: Wide range of energy levels can adapt easily to changes inactivity.
Living Conditions: Can easily adapt to a variety of conditions.
Appearance: Can look like a large/long chihuahua or a miniature elongated lab pup.
Size: Medium, heavier than appears.
Ears: Folded-over triangle shape.
Body: Stocky/ slightly bowed front legs with largish paws. Long feathery tail with slight curl. Smooth medium length coat with minimal shedding.
Feet: Can be large for size.
Coat: Straight, medium length with white undercoat and minimal shedding.
Characteristics: Rambuncious, high-jumping playfulness. Loves to fetch and would be excellent at Frisbee or Flyball.
Skin Health: Can become flakey if overwashed.
Eye Health: Slight tearing produces tear deposits, wash away with warm water to prevent staining.
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