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by ThatWasClose on 01 August 2020 - 02:08

Thank you, I stand corrected, it was a Chinese Crested. :)

Wish I could find that same dog again, as it had some HUGE fluffy hair. Well, at least where it had hair.

by GSCat on 01 August 2020 - 02:08

Ha ha

by ThatWasClose on 01 August 2020 - 02:08

Well who knew, certainly not me, Chinese Crested actually have lots of hair all over their little bodies. With their hair I think they are sort of a cute little dog. I guess it is sort of like a poodle thing, where they shave them into funny haircuts for showing.

by ThatWasClose on 01 August 2020 - 02:08

Okay, now I am just looking really ignorant. The AKC website just informed me the Chinese Crested comes in both the "mostly naked" & the hairy all over varieties.

Western Rider (admin)

by Western Rider on 01 August 2020 - 11:08

To look and read about the different dogs here go to the upper left side click on Switch Breed and pick a breed. Just remembr to switch back to your breed when finished.

Hundmutter

by Hundmutter on 01 August 2020 - 11:08

The 'naked' Chinese Crested is lovely, its like holding a hot water bottle. They are called 'crested' because although hairless dogs, they have a few hairs sticking up on on head & ears (the crest); they usually have feathering on the lower legs and feet and end of tail too. The percentage of the breed which isn't hairless is covered in a fine silky coat all over; these are known as Powderpuffs, and are geneticaly essential to the breed. A population composed of only hairless dogs would prove fatal.

 

There is a Mexican Hairless breed too; I don't think that looks much like a Chinese Crested. Xolos are altogether bigger & more solid dogs; different colour patterns; increasingly popular tho' I have not yet met one in the flesh.


by ThatWasClose on 01 August 2020 - 13:08

http://www.pedigreedatabase.com/chinese_crested/dog.html?id=1850519-legends-the-great-contender


This guy! Looked like a pony at first glance, on his small multi-generational picture page.

Most of ya'll probably are not into horses, let alone carriage driving. Though fancy harness ponies is a thing amongst some folk. The flashier looking with all their flowing hair the better.

No, I do not need glasses. LOL


by ThatWasClose on 01 August 2020 - 16:08

See, same body color, even the white mark going up the hind leg. Though his mane & everything has really been trimmed up on him.

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/96/89/0b/96890b99fac5def2baaec33e8debdad6.jpg


These guys really have all hair stuff going on for them:

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=gypsy+vanner+carriage+driving&t=ffab&atb=v1-1&iar=images&iax=images&ia=images

 

So there, that is why I thought OMG a pony on PDB.   ;)
 


Hundmutter

by Hundmutter on 02 August 2020 - 03:08

'Legends' is a lovely specimen, TWC, but that photo is cropped so you cannot accurately see the size of the dog. Chinese Crested are a Toy-sized breed, so no chance, in life, of being mistaken for ponies. Where have you been, anyway ? I can recall lots of pics posted here on PDB of members' horses, or just ones they thought beautiful; we've had Fallabellas, other Miniature horses; Tennessee Walking stallions; one member used to post pics of herself riding Rodeo/Circus horses, and her Brahma bull ! For a DOG website, we've had more than a few equine pin-ups.


mrdarcy (admin)

by mrdarcy on 02 August 2020 - 06:08

Some of those Gypsy Vanner's in the link above are absolutely stunning and the hair? wow!! And yes they do resemble the Chinese Crested on a different scale of course, lol.





 


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