What kind of dog is a chow chow mix?

A Chow Chow Mix is a cross between a Chow Chow and another dog breed. A mixed-breed dog can inherit any combination of traits from one or both of the parent breeds, so it’s important to ask the breeder about the other parent breed in the cross.

Are there any health issues with a chow chow mix?

However, there is no guarantee. A mixed-breed dog has a chance to inherit conditions common to one, both, or neither of the parent breeds. From the Chow side, potential health conditions to be aware of in a Chow Chow Mix include hip dysplasia, allergies, elbow dysplasia, and thyroid issues.

How does a Chow Chow get a chic certification?

For a Chow Chow to achieve CHIC certification, he must have a hip evaluation from the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA), OFA elbow, thyroid and patella (knee) evaluations, and an eye clearance from the Canine Eye Registry Foundation. Hip scores from the University of Pennsylvania (PennHIP) are also acceptable.

How old are Chow Chow puppies when they are born?

When Chow puppies are born, their tongues are pink but darken to blue-black by the time they are 8 to 10 weeks old. The Chow Chow has several unique characteristics: a blue-black tongue, the coat of a teddy bear, the scowl of a lion, and a distinctive stilted gait.

What should I expect from a lab Chow mix?

However, even with the nature of its parents, a Lab Chow mix’s traits will depend on how much training and socialization this dog gets at an early age. As long as it’s trained properly, you can expect your Chow Labrador cross to be a friendly, loyal dog that’s protective of its family.

How old is a chabrador Labrador Chow mix?

Just take a look at the progress this two-year-old Chow Lab Mix has made in just a few weeks: This dog can be very demanding when it comes to exercise and grooming, so be ready to dedicate at least two hours a day to her. A Chabrador, just like a Labrador, likes to play.

What kind of dog is a Chow lab?

The Chow Lab Mix is a crossbreed between the Chow Chow and the Labrador Retriever, two large dogs with very different personalities. One is a loyal, but proud and independent spirit (frequently called the cat dog), while the other is friendly with everyone and loves to play and hang around her owners all the time.

Is it possible to get a chow chow mix?

You can get a friendly dog with little or no Chow Chow independence, but you can also get an arrogant pet that doesn’t like hugging, and will always keep her distance from strangers. However, breeders agree that mixed breeds usually have moderate temperaments so I wouldn’t prepare myself for the worst scenario, just for the sake of it.