Chinese Crested Height : 9 - 13 inches
Chinese Crested Weight : 5 - 12 lbs.
Chinese Crested Colors : Any color
Country of Origin: China
Coat: There are two varieties of Chinese Crested. One only has hair on its head, ears, tip of its tail, and feet. The other, known as the Powder Puff, has an undercoat and a silky topcoat.
Character: Although cautious of people they do not know, Chinese Cresteds are playful, sensitive, and high-spirited.
Temperament: Chinese Cresteds gets along well with children (provided they do not disturb it in its own territory), other dogs, and any household pets.
Care: Hairless Chinese Cresteds must kept out of the sun or protected by sunscreen and the skin must be cared for with lotion and exfoliating creams. The Powder Puff must be brushed occasionally and washed often.
Training: The Chinese Crested's intelligence makes it easy to train.
Activity: The exercise needs of the Chinese Crested are uncomplicated. Chinese Cresteds will adapt themselves to the activity level of your family. Three walks daily should be sufficient for the Chinese Crested.
Description : Chinese Cresteds are of two types. One is the Hairless with hair only at its head and feet; the other is the Powderpuff which is completely covered with hair. This small, fine-boned, elegant and graceful dog breed makes a loving companion, is playful and entertaining. Chinese Cresteds love food and will leap about in anticipation of a tiny bite. Chinese Cresteds are not aggressive towards children or other animals and do best living in a home, not a kennel.