Chinese Dog Breeds

Exploring Chinese Dog Breeds


Pugs are known for their friendly nature and iconic wrinkles, once loved by Chinese emperors.


Originating from Guizhou, the Xiasi is an agile hunting dog, known for its smooth coat.


Bred for Chinese royalty, these dogs were revered and treated as a part of the imperial family.

Chinese Crested

A breed with two varieties: hairless and powderpuff, both equally enchanting.

Chow Chow

Known for their lion-like appearance, these dogs are proud, loyal, and unique with their blue-black tongues.

Japanese Chin

Despite its name, this breed originated in China and is known for its distinct and graceful appearance.

Chinese Chongqing

A rare breed, they're valued for their loyalty and their unique appearance with minimal fur.

Shih Tzus

Another breed resembling a lion, they are lively, affectionate, and cherished around the world.

Chinese Shar Pei

Recognized by its deep wrinkles and blue-black tongue, this breed is calm and independent.

Lhasa Apso

Originally from Tibet, these dogs served as sentinels in monasteries, known for their keen sense of hearing.

Kunming Wolfdog

Bred for military purposes, these dogs are loyal, intelligent, and have a striking resemblance to wolves.

Formosan Mountain Dog

Originating from Taiwan, this breed is known for its intelligence, agility, and alertness.

Chinese Imperial

Often confused with Shih Tzus, these dogs are smaller and have a distinctive charm of their own.