Chinese Chongqing Dog


The Chinese Chongqing is a unique and rare breed that has a distinct appearance. It has a square build that is compact and strong. Its body is well proportioned. The head is massive with average-size features. The breed’s eyes and nose are dark in color. It has well-muscled limbs.


There are many great qualities of the Chinese Chongqing Dog. One of these is its temperament. It is an all around great family companion. It is great with children and seeks to protect its family. The breed is not as friendly to people outside of its family. It is good with animals when it is raised with them. Even with raising them together, it is a good idea to monitor the breed when it interacts with small pets in the home. It is an excellent watchdog and guard dog. It is courageous and devoted. It can be stubborn, but is generally responsive to training.

Height and Weight

Male height: 16-19 inchesMale weight: 44-54 poundsFemale height: 14-16 inchesFemale weight: 33-44 pounds

Health Problems

The good news about the Chinese Chongqing Dog is that it is associated with any major health problems. The breed does have a tendency to develop skin irritations.

Ideal Living Conditions

The Chinese Chongqing Dog can easily adapt to outdoor or indoor living conditions. The breed is active indoors, but should obtain regular opportunities for exercise.


The Chinese Chongqing Dog is a breed with an average energy level. Daily exercise is recommended for this breed. It can handle low-level and high-energy physical activity.

Life Expectancy

The Chinese Chongqing Dog is a very healthy breed that lives many years. It has an average life expectancy of 18 years.

Litter Size

The Chinese Chongqing Dog has an average litter size of 3 puppies.


The coat of the Chinese Chongqing Dog is smooth and short. It only requires regular brushing to keep it well maintaiend.


The Chinese Chongqing Dog was developed in Chongqing, China very many years ago.




The Chinese Chongqing Dog is a solid shade of brown. White markings on the breed’s deep chest are also acceptable.