Are these purebred chows?

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  1. Picklepaige

    Picklepaige Active Member

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    It's time for the the latest addition of "is this puppy at my shelter a purebred Asian breed?"

    First time it was an Akita, then it was a Shar Pei, and now it's two what I THINK are chow pups. It would be nice to get them into rescues or breed savvy homes, since some people who come to the shelter to adopt a cute little fluffy puppy might not be up for a chow!

    This is the girl:

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    And this is the boy:

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    The girl is a bit shy, but they're both very sweet and friendly.
     
  2. Keechak

    Keechak Aussie Obssessed

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    They look purebred to me. The boy has an "ee" red coat with blue pigment (both very common in chows) which is causing his eyes to be hazel. The girl is also an "ee" red but with black pigment her nose however has poor pigmentation but that is also a common fault.
     
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    Oh Lordy the cute! They look very 'chowy' to me, but I don't really know much about the breed


    That's all
     
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    gosh they sure look Chow to me!
     
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    They look it to me too!
     
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    Chows for sure. They look very, very typical of pet bred Chows. They also look like they have probably been shaved in the past.
     
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    So cute! Look to be purebred Chows.
     
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    Chows for sure!
     
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    My guess is that it's just their puppy coats and that they haven't been shaved. Looks pretty typical of a chow puppy coat to me.
     
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    They are cute :)

    Look like chows to me... The boy is a beauty <3
     
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    Thanks guys, that's what I thought. We are really getting in a lot of purebred puppies lately, it seems. These guys were dropped off by someone who didn't give much information, so that's why I had to ask.
     
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    Are they puppies?
     
  13. Picklepaige

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    Yes, they're no older than 8-12 weeks.
     
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    Oh wow! They don't look nearly that little or young in the pictures. It's puppy fluff then. Very, very cute!
     
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    Oh yeah, the picture can be deceiving! The table they're standing on isn't much bigger than my laptop :)
     
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    That dog is so cute. I think it is a pure bread dog but sorry to sound like captain obvious but I would have to see its papers. Absolutely adorable though and beautiful color.
     

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