Country of Origin: China
Coat: There are two varieties. 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, they are playful, sensitive, and high-spirited.
Temperament: This dog gets along well with children (provided they do not disturb it in its own territory), other dogs, and any household pets.
Care: The skin must be cared for with lotion and exfoliating creams. The hairless variety must kept out of the sun or protected by sunscreen. 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 this dog are uncomplicated. It will adapt itself to the activity level of your family. Three walks daily should be sufficient.
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. They love food and will leap about in anticipation of a tiny bite. They are not aggressive towards children or other animals and do best living in a home, not a kennel.