Before adapting a dog, there is a need to understand what type of breed and characteristics they have. The temperament of the dog will help the owner understand what will work for the dog.
The Chow Chow is distintice looking, the characteristic of this puppy is proud, and independent like a cat.
This puppy is somewhat aloof, and not really suited as a cuddle buddy, but this dog is loyal.
The Chow Chow looks like a lion, with the drollness of a panda, and they also appear to others like a teddy bear. They were first kept as pets in the imperial Chinese kennels.
While they are not really fond of being hugged or fussed over, they are extremely loyal to family members. If they have been raised together with children they can protect the child.
He is highly territorial and protective, for this reason strangers have to approach them with caution.
He is not really speedy, and is not suitable as a jogging companion, but they can accompany people during walking because they have a strong endurance.
When training this dog, it is important to use only verbal correction.
Hitting the Chow Chow won’t lead to anything positive, no dog should be hit because it would be counterproductive, instead of learning they will become violent.
Dogs of this temperament will never respond to hitting, you need to earn their respect and the trainer has to be consistent in order for them to listen.
In order for this dog to be able to blend well, they have to be introduced to new people, dogs and situations while they are still puppies in order for them to feel well adjusted when they become adults.
Chows also bond with only one person in the family, or just the family members and will be highly suspicious of new people inside the house.
In order to maintain the dog’s upkeep, they need to be brushed two or three times a week, in order to make sure that their coat will be kept in good condition.