Did you shave your dog? Have they been sick? Why doesn't your dog have hair? Why does your dog have a mullet? Why is your dog shaking?
Your Chinese Crested is a guaranteed conversation starter. When you share your life with a more unusual breed you become an unofficial ambassador for them. Below are a few more tidbits of random Chinese Crested info to add to your things to astound people with AND all of the products that feature Chinese Crested dogs on the label.
CRESTEDS BREAK A SWEAT! Unlike other dogs, the Chinese Crested has sweat glands and they sweat to cool down. No basic panting for them!
Chinese Crested Factoids
PLAGUE BUSTERS Chinese Cresteds were taken on sea voyages in the 1300s to kill rats, which helped prevent the Black Plague from spreading. Being hairless made them less likely to carry fleas - a plague-busting plus!
THEY'RE LIKE MOOD RINGS Chinese Cresteds change color with the temperature. Your Crested may look darker in summer and lighter in winter.