Chinese Crested

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Breed Group: Toy
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Overview
A very popular breed, the Chinese Crested is sweet, lively and affectionate. Both varieties vary in outer characteristics, but have similar personalities. An intelligent and entertaining dog, the Chinese Crested loves to climb and dig holes. The hairless does best in warmer climates, while the Powderpuff is partial to both.
Character
Rarely barking or nipping, this dog is well mannered and cheerful, although he can be wary of strangers. The Chinese Crested makes a good companion animal, and is always there to cheer you up. The breed does well in obedience classes and is willing to please his owner.
Temperament
A devoted family member, the Chinese Crested is gentle and playful. It does exceptionally well with children and other animals and is a well-adjusted breed. Very alert, highly intelligent, this dog is also prone to timidity and should be socialized both during puppy and adulthood.
Care
The Chinese Crested is very clean and has virtually no odor at all. The Hairless variety should always be protected from the cold and the sun. Using a sunscreen will protect this breed's sensitive skin from sunburn. The Powderpuff needs daily brushing and trimming to keep the coat clean and free of matting. This breed sheds little to no hair.
Coat
There are two very different varieties of the Chinese Crested, one is Powderpuff having a long coat, the other is Hairless having long hair on the feet and head. The Powderpuff does need extensive grooming, however the Hairless requires minimal hair care.
Training
Being a very intelligent breed, this dog does well in obedience type sports. Consistency is a must, however this breed can be relatively sensitive and should have a gentle trainer. The Chinese Crested is great at performing tricks.
Activity
The Chinese Crested does very well in apartment life and would do just fine without a fenced yard. Regular play sessions would be sufficient for this breed. When outdoors, this breed must always be protected from harsh sun, or cold weather.
Weight
5-12 lbs
Height
11-13 inches
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any
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Expected Budget: Buying vs. Owning in 2017

Learn what to expect when researching the price of Chinese Crested puppies.

How much do Chinese Crested puppies cost?

The cost to buy a Chinese Crested varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Review how much Chinese Crested puppies for sale sell for below.

The current median price for all Chinese Cresteds sold is $850.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Chinese Crested with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a puppy without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a dog with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a puppy with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a puppy with breeding rights or even for a puppy advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $2,200 upwards to $6,000 or even more for a Chinese Crested with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Chinese Cresteds sold is $800.

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What can I expect to pay for a puppy?

Median Price: $850.00
Average Price: $800.00
Top Quality: $2,200.00 to $6,000.00

*Data sourced from the sale of 2257 Chinese Crested puppies across the United States on NextDayPets.com.

Annual cost of owning a Chinese Crested puppy

Before buying a puppy it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Chinese Cresteds true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

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Most Popular Chinese Crested Names for 2017

We've compiled the top 20 male and female names for 2017 after analyzing the sale of 2257 Chinese Crested dogs.
  • 1. Paradiso
  • 2. Bob
  • 3. Wild Child
  • 4. Heaven
  • 5. Cookie
  • 6. Lucy
  • 7. Dagan
  • 8. Dixon
  • 9. Lilly
  • 10. Madison
  • 11. Angel
  • 12. Casey
  • 13. Chardonnay
  • 14. Charlie
  • 15. Emma
  • 16. Evanna
  • 17. Faith
  • 18. Holly
  • 19. Panda
  • 20. Sparky

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Anonymous asked:
How old do Chinese Crested's live to?

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Anonymous

The average life span of the Chinese Crested is 13 - 15 years of age.

Anonymous asked:
How healthy is the Chinese Crested breed?

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Anonymous

There are two kinds of Chinese Crested dogs, the Powder Puff and the hairless. The Powder Puff can suffer eye problems such as lens luxation, glaucoma, and PRA (Progressive Retinal Atrophy), luxating patellas, and Legg-Pethes disease. The Hairless can develop canine multiple system degeneration (CMSD) also called progressive neuronal abiotrophy (PNA). The Powder Puff should have a clean, straight set of teeth while the Hairless can have crooked or missing teeth.

Anonymous

The true hairless is hard to come by. Now many of the hairless are extremely hairy and must be shaved. Going AKC ruined the breed

Anonymous

My little hairy hairless had congestive heart failure. I spent thousands to keep him alive but after a year and a half I was told his time was up. It was the hardest thing I've had to do because his mind was fine. Absolutely broke my heart.

Anonymous asked:
Is the main photo of the black Chinese Crested with very long white hair a Hairy Hairless? I am referring to the picture on your main page of NextDayPets.

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Anonymous

The Chinese Crested comes in two forms. The first is hairless which the dog still has fur on its head and the tip of its tail and feet. Then there's Powder Puff in which the dog is covered in light, fluffy fur. Sometimes it can be thick and sometimes it can be thin, depending on the breeder and pedigree.

Anonymous

There are 2 types of hairless however. The first is a "true hairless" that grows minimal hair on the head tail & feet. There is also a "hairy hairless" that has more hair but the body needs to be shaved for the hairless look. These are the ones you usually see in the show ring & have the long flowing manes & tails.

Anonymous

Go to AKC website and look up the Chinese Crested standard. Many breeders to NOT be to the breed standard and instead breed what they prefer rather than what the standard states. The ear set should be high and many have ears that appear to be on the side of their head. To have a profuse crest, plume and socks means a lot of body hair which is more difficult to maintain than a powderpuff coat.

Anonymous asked:
Do some Chinese Crested's have really short snouts?

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Anonymous

The short answer is no. Mixed breeds can have a short nose, but this is not acceptable in the AKC standards. The Chinese Crested should have a long, slender face.

Anonymous

Read the breed standard. The snout should NOT be short. After going AKC many breeders bred the Chinese Crested to Chihuahuas which perpetuated the short snout.

Anonymous asked:
What is the best kibble for my Chinese Crested hairless? He is currently on Grandma Maes Country Naturals Puppy. This is what the pet store recommended. He is eating his poop and chewing his feet. The vet recommended Science Diet, but I do not agree.

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Anonymous

Science Diet is crap. A grain-free, high quality dog food is the best thing to feed your puppy. Acana, Orijen, Merrick, Taste of the Wild, Now, and Go! are all great brands to look at. If your dog is chewing on his feet, it could be stemmed from allergies.

Anonymous

Just watch out for corn-based kibbles especially if it's listed in the top 3 ingredients. That means it has less nutrition and more just filling your dog up on filler foods.

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Updated: 12/14/2017