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Chinese Crested standing in three-quarter view.
Dog Breeds Chinese Crested
With their spotted pink skin, spiky “crested” hairdo, furry socks and feathery tail, you can’t mistake the sweet and slender Chinese Crested for any other breed. This frolicsome, ultra-affectionate companion dog is truly a breed apart.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/chinese-crested/ | August 19, 2016
Expert Advice 7 Things You Didn't Know About the Chinese Crested
Header photo courtesy of: Heaven Sent Kennel, AKC Breeder of Merit With his unconventional look, the Chinese Crested turns heads and hearts. Here are some interesting facts you may not have known about this unique breed:   1. They Probably Evolved From African Dogs Experts think the Chinese Crested is essentially a smaller version of [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/things-about-the-chinese-crested/ | August 19, 2016
Kai Ching at the 1941 Santa Barbara Kennel Club show.
Expert Advice Chinese Crested History: Worldwide Origins of the Quirky, Hairless Breed
With spotted pink skin, furry socks, and a crested hairdo, it's hard to mistake the Chinese Crested for any other breed. Yet in earlier times, the Chinese Crested was known by several different names: the Chinese Hairless, Chinese Edible Dog, Chi­nese Ship Dog, and Chinese Royal Hairless. Even locally, the breed took on different [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/chinese-crested-history-worldwide-origins-quirky-hairless-breed/ | August 19, 2016
Expert Advice 12-Year-Old Chinese Crested "Laars" Makes Obedience History
Marsha showed her first obedience dog in 1979 — a Scottish Terrier who went on to earn her Utility title. It didn't take long for her to get hooked on the sport, and she soon started training Shetland Sheepdogs (one of which went on to earn an OTCH.) In 1993, Marsha was showing a Shetland Sheepdog but became [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/chinese-crested-laars-obedience-history/ | August 19, 2016
Press Releases AKC Breeds and Varieties Allow Allergy Sufferers to Consider Dog Ownership
Plus, Hairless Breeds: Nothing To Sneeze At  While no dog is 100 percent hypoallergenic, there are many breeds which the American Kennel Club (AKC®) suggests people with allergies consider. Most of these breeds have non-shedding coats, which produce less dander. It's the dander, not the hair, which causes most pet allergies. For those who can't do [...]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-breeds-and-varieties-allow-allergy-sufferers-to-consider-dog-owner/ | August 19, 2016
Expert Advice The Year of the Dog: Celebrating Six Fascinating Chinese Breeds
In the Gregorian solar calendar, which is the international civil calendar, the New Year is a fixed day, Jan. 1, around the world. The Chinese calendar, however, is a lunar calendar, which is why the Chinese New Year falls on a different day each year. This year, the New Year is on Feb. 16. In the Chinese [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/year-of-dog-perfect-time-celebrate-fascinating-breeds/ | August 19, 2016
Press Releases Hypoallergenic Dogs: Breeds for People with Allergies
There are also ways to prep your home that will help keep allergens at bay when you have a dog. Be sure to wash your pet‘s bed often, keep up with his grooming, and don‘t let him sleep on your bed. It‘s also helpful to remove heavy carpets and [...]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/hypoallergenic-2014-oct/ | August 19, 2016
Press Releases Dogs Breeds That Don't Shed: 19 Best Breeds for Allergy Sufferers
There are a variety of breeds that don’t shed, each with different temperaments and energy levels, so you can find the right breed for your lifestyle. Breeds that Don‘t Shed Bedlington Terrier: The gentle, loveable Bedlington Terrier is known for its curly, wooly coat that resembles a lamb. The breed doesn [...]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/no-shed-2014-oct/ | August 19, 2016
Cairn Terrier outdoors
Expert Advice Small Dogs That Don't Shed
Not everyone enjoys cleaning up copious amounts of dog hair. If you are looking for a small dog with equally small amounts of shedding hair, you are in luck. From small dogs that don't shed at all, to dogs who shed minimally, here are the dog breeds you need to know about to help you [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/small-dogs-that-dont-shed/ | August 19, 2016
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Expert Advice How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog?
For a lot of new dog owners, it can be difficult to determine how often you should bathe your puppy or adult dog. The truth is, the answer depends on a lot of factors. “How frequently a pet needs a bath greatly varies based upon their breed, lifestyle, length of coat, and how much homework [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-often-should-you-wash-your-dog/ | August 19, 2016

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