Animal Stories - Chinese Crested

Animal-World Information about: Chinese Crested

   The Chinese Crested originated in Africa where it was called the African Hairless Terrier!
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Sandy - 2011-03-04
Our Chinese Crested Powder Puff continually gets mats close to the skin despite daily brushing. The only way to overcome them is to cut them out. Has anyone found a product that can keep that super fine undercoat from getting all tangled?

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  • Adam Short - 2011-03-16
    I had the same trouble, but if you get some regular conditioner and put 1 - 2 teaspoons into a 100ml of water and spray this onto the coat before brushing, remember brushing the coat when it is dry can damage it and increase the mats. I believe this should work, but if it doesn't try doing this along with grooming twice daily, ie, morning and night.
  • Karen - 2011-06-13
    I had the same problem, was told to rinse him with a detangler after bathing and it has really helped. In fact, I have not had any problems with matting since then although that has only been a couple of weeks ago.
    I have heard using a little deluted detangler and spraying it on the matted area prior to brushing helps also.
    I switched from a brush to a comb and that works better too.
Zoe - 2011-02-05
I have a chinese crested who has developed a severe food allergy.
Anyone else had a similar problem? He is on just a dry food diet now but still not clearing up.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-04-12
    I don't know what will work for you vs me but I used Eukanuba and got rid of all problems with my dogs. Shar Pei's are always allergic to something. I even fed it to the pups.
    Vet might recommend Science Diet also. My Shar Pei's always had problems with allergies and food and Eukanuba worked for me.
Arlie - 2010-01-03
How do I find a another chinese crested like the one in the picture.

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  • Sheri handler - 2010-07-07

    I don't exactly know when you posted this question, but I recently bought a chinese crested powder puff "black and white" colors may vary. But I bought him from a breeder named Sheri she can be reached at. ( 714) 916-1663. Our boy that we bought from her is healthy and loving you can rest assure that when you buy from Sheri we will stay stay in contact with you for whatever you may need.

    She has another litter coming in a couple months.


    Ps. Yes we have the same name!
  • peyton - 2010-12-30
    Go to google and type in"where to find a chinese crested puppies (or dogs). Make sure your breeder can be trusted by a parent. Then pick the picture (if they have pics.) of one that looks like the one on the front page. That's what I did when I got my puppie. Hope you get a puppie that you want.
maria white - 2010-01-05
i have a chinese crested that i will like to adopt. please contact me via