Chow Chow


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Chow Chow

a medium-sized dog with a distinctive short-coupled body, erect ears and very thick, medium length coat; a smooth, short-coated variety is recognized in the United Kingdom. The breed is distinguished by a blue-black coloring on the tongue and much of the mouth. It is subject to myotonia congenita, believed to be inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, dysmyelinogenesis and a tyrosinase deficiency, and is predisposed to malignant melanomas and entropion.
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