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by Rory's Dad
Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Has anyone purchased a chow chow from D&M Farm?
Replies: 27
Views: 4039

Re: Has anyone purchased a chow chow from D&M Farm?

Maybe it means nothing, but did anyone else notice that all of the positive posts that have suddenly appeared on this post are by 20 or so members that joined the forum on the same day.
by Rory's Dad
Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Chow Chow Photo Gallery
Topic: We have a new show puppy!
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: We have a new show puppy!

What a beautiful head set. She looks amazing. Now the fun begins as you keep her safe from the boys!
by Rory's Dad
Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Chow Chow Photo Gallery
Topic: Spartacus our new puppy
Replies: 73
Views: 9143

Re: Spartacus our new puppy

Looking good.
by Rory's Dad
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Health Discussions
Topic: Pet injured......
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: Pet injured......

No idea what to make of this post. Buying a dog at a show that requires fur cutting and cleaning is suspect enough. And then to describe the dog as a Pug while showing a Chow pic? And finally not being sure if a dog that was attacked by raccoons requires vet attention? Did the raccoons suddenly appe...
by Rory's Dad
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: New Chow Chow Owners
Topic: My two chow
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: My two chow

What great looking dogs. I am partial to Reds and I must say...stunning. Congrats to you.
by Rory's Dad
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: has anyone ordered from...
Replies: 1
Views: 180

Re: has anyone ordered from...

Can you find anywhere on their site that identifies where they are? I couldn't. And a few things about their guarantee bother me... => We cannot guarantee the disposition or temperament, conformation, size, weight, color, markings or breeding ability of your new puppy. They guarantee nothing! Temper...
by Rory's Dad
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Community Discussions
Topic: Buying a chow
Replies: 2
Views: 160

Re: Buying a chow

I looked at the website that I could find. My 1st reaction is that the prices they list are unrealistically low. That in itself may not be a problem, but purebred Chows of any decent quality can fetch a minimum of $1500 in the US. So they are way below market. That may sound great, but who is giving...
by Rory's Dad
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Chow Chow Eating Plastic
Replies: 3
Views: 237

Re: Chow Chow Eating Plastic

Timely post considering recent news that Pepto-Bismol recently added Xylitol to their formula. Xylitol is a sugar substitute that is poisonous to dogs, but FACT CHECK reveals that it the formula has not changed. Best to just be careful about what is left lying about. My dogs have always loved to che...
by Rory's Dad
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: aggression towards roommate... please advise
Replies: 2
Views: 1158

Re: aggression towards roommate... please advise

Sadly its a fairly common story with Chows. They do tend to be loyal to an individual person. You rescued a dog from someone who was single and then joined a family. The adjustment is difficult for Chows even without the added pressure of a child who tugs/pulls/corners. The result there is not all t...
by Rory's Dad
Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: New Chow Chow Owners
Topic: Want Info on Smooth Coat Chows!
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Want Info on Smooth Coat Chows!

I would say energy level is still individual. My Smooth is a rocket ship. He is constantly looking to go when he is getting attention, but relaxes quite a bit too. His father is a true floor mat.
by Rory's Dad
Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: New Chow Chow Owners
Topic: Hi everyone! Meet Daxter the Lazy Chow
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Re: Hi everyone! Meet Daxter the Lazy Chow

Red Chow. Some will call him Shaded Red, but still Red.
by Rory's Dad
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Help with Adopting!
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Help with Adopting!

Chow Chow Rescue of NY.
by Rory's Dad
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: grooming
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Re: grooming

Trim and shape the fur around the paws. Trim between the paw pads. That's it. Occasionally you may need to cut a mat, but with regular grooming it shouldn't be necessary. Never shape any other areas or shave down. Do not cut the Guard Hairs...ever. You can thin the butt area with a rake if it gets t...
by Rory's Dad
Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Community Discussions
Topic: North East Chow Chow Breeders Association
Replies: 0
Views: 146

North East Chow Chow Breeders Association

1st off, I would like to say that I hope that I am not breaking any forum rules. If I am, please feel free to remove the post. I have been a member of this forum since 2011 and hopefully I have been able to provide some decent responses and advice over the years. Having owned Chows for the past 20 o...
by Rory's Dad
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Chow Chow Photo Gallery
Topic: Spartacus our new puppy
Replies: 73
Views: 9143

Re: Spartacus our new puppy

Love the camper. That is next on our list. Happens to be the retirement plan. Grab the dogs and just Show the entire East Coast. I sent the photo to the wife and she is ready to go shopping.
by Rory's Dad
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: New Chow Chow Owners
Topic: Getting a new chow!! What size harness ect should I buy???
Replies: 2
Views: 257

Re: Getting a new chow!! What size harness ect should I buy???

Sorry for the late response, I haven't been on in a bit. Nice citation of the breed specifics, but that didn't come close to answering the question. Hopefully you know the description of the Chow breed at this point. Some breeders will give you a bit of a going home package, with a collar, leash, an...
by Rory's Dad
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: New Chow Chow Owners
Topic: Want Info on Smooth Coat Chows!
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Want Info on Smooth Coat Chows!

Well, that is a lot of questions, but they all really go back to the same thing, so hear ya go... How often they need to be brushed depends on environment more than anything. It is hot and humid, or cool? Is he playing in the mud? Whatever the answer there, I would plan on at least once a week. It h...
by Rory's Dad
Wed May 10, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Should I get chow chow?
Replies: 12
Views: 718

Re: Should I get chow chow?

Maybe a bit late to the party, but I will add my 15 cents anyway. Regardless of what 'might' happen in the future with family acceptance, you should not get a dog (Chow or other) with the thought that it will be banished to living outside and not accepted as a member of the household. Chows in parti...
by Rory's Dad
Wed May 10, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: New Chow Chow Owners
Topic: 911!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: 911!!!!

I don't really see it in the pic. But if you are really worried about it, know that the mask tends to fade as the dog ages. Young Chows will have a black masking that will fade. Maybe not 100%, but it will blend. Also, that darker coloring is actually a good thing. Cream Chows tend to lose the black...
by Rory's Dad
Wed May 10, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: New Members to ChowChow.org
Topic: Hello! Looking To Adopt!
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: Hello! Looking To Adopt!

Very nice to see your post. Welcome! I think adopting out of the Houston area once you locate is a fantastic idea. Hope that works. I would offer a word of caution about relocating chows. If they are used to cooler climates they have trouble adjusting to the temp changes. I think local is better. Th...
by Rory's Dad
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: New Members to ChowChow.org
Topic: Chow Chow lover
Replies: 3
Views: 1529

Re: Chow Chow lover

Absolutely love the idea of promoting the Chow breed, as others have said. But I have owned Chows for over 20 years and have always discouraged my children from costuming the dogs. I have always told them that Chows are a proud breed and should not be subjected to such things. In my house we even ca...
by Rory's Dad
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: New Members to ChowChow.org
Topic: Hello! New Chow Lover
Replies: 2
Views: 1100

Re: Hello! New Chow Lover

Welcome to the Forum Charlotte. I can certainly understand your attraction to the Chow breed. A well behaved and socialized Chow is really above and beyond any other breed in my opinion. And sure, taking care of that wonderful mane is a lot of work, but that bonding experience is unlike any other. J...
by Rory's Dad
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: seeking breeder information
Replies: 3
Views: 1971

Re: seeking breeder information

This is tough. I did a search on Chow Chow Inc, which houses the registry for Chow pedigrees and didn't find anything. On the AKC website, the call name was too common and I couldn't get past 1994 litters. You could contact them to see if they can narrow the parameters outside the standard search. T...
by Rory's Dad
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Cream chow chow nose colour
Replies: 4
Views: 3054

Re: Cream chow chow nose colour

Constantina is correct. It is not a medical reason. It is simply a lack of pigment in the cream gene. Very few Cream Chows carry the black nose and mouth to adulthood. And those that do are very desirable to breeders. To my knowledge, there are no supplements that can help maintain the pigment. Some...
by Rory's Dad
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Males fighting
Replies: 7
Views: 2787

Re: Males fighting

There are a couple things you could try, but males together may just decide that they don't want to get along. In that case, I would follow Cindy's comment that they just need to be separated. I separate my males completely when I am not home and don't take the chance. Overall I think they like each...

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