Dog walking harness for Chinese Crested
- soft, humanlike skin
- fur on the head, paws and tail
- alert and happy
- extremely intelligent
- doesn't accept strangers easily
Chinese Crested dog names:
Overview - Chinese Crested
The Chinese Crested dog breed was created to be an invalid’s companion. In that setting, you won’t find a better dog. They can almost read your mind and will lie in bed for hours without moving a muscle. They have almost no desire to go out and run around like regular dogs, although they are athletic enough to jump surprisingly tall fences and compete in agility. Chinese Cresteds are not gregarious, but they are intensely social and bond quickly within their pack. They don’t accept strangers easily. Once it falls in love with you, you’ll have a little stalker on your hands — he’ll be eternally, thoroughly devoted.
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History of Chinese Crested dogs
Although hairless dogs have been found in many places in the world, it is unlikely that the origins of the modern Chinese crested are in China. The breed was believed by some to have originated in Africa and was called the African Hairless Terrier in several 19th Century texts, however, there is genetic evidence that shows a shared origin with the Mexican Hairless (Xōlōitzcuintli). The current name of the breed likely comes from their use on Chinese ships as ratters. They are also believed to have been bred as a companion for people living with an intellectual disability and as such can remain healthy with little exercise.
In the 1950s, Debora Wood created the "Crest Haven" kennel and began to purposefully breed and record the lineages of her Chinese crested dogs. The famous burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee also bred Chinese cresteds, and upon her death her dogs were incorporated into Crest Haven. These two lines are the true foundation of every Chinese crested alive today. Ms. Wood also founded the American Hairless Dog Club in 1959, which was eventually incorporated into the American Chinese Crested Club (ACCC) in 1978. The ACCC became the US parent club for the breed when the Chinese crested was recognized by the American Kennel Club thirteen years later, in 1991.
The Chinese crested was officially recognised by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 1987, by The Kennel Club (UK) in 1981, by the American Kennel Club in 1991, and by the Australian National Kennel Council in 1995.
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Related dog breeds: Yorkshire Terrier, Chinese Crested, Chizer, Chorkie, Maltese, Papillon, Miniature Pinscher, Japanese Chin, Japanese Terrier, Volpino Italiano, Brussels Griffon.