Chow Chow is a type of breed originally from China, where it is referred to as Songshi Quan, which means "puffy-lion dog".
- Life span: 9 to 12 years
- Origin: China
- Temperament: Aloof, Independent, Loyal, Quiet
- Colors: Fawn, Black, Cream, Red
- Height: Male: 19–22 inches (48–56 cm), Female: 18–20 inches (46–51 cm)
- Weight: Male: 44.1–70.5 lbs (20–32 kg), Female: 44.1–70.5 lbs (20–32 kg)