Crested dogs are unlike any other breed.
Because of the breeds body temperature being higher than other breeds, their
skins always feel warm.
A common nickname in the USA is -walking hot
Chinese Crested dogs are small, elegant and very cuddly. They are also
intelligent and very faithful.
They are described as a small and funny companion. Because of their playful and
gentleness, they are perfect for families and with children. They are suitable
The lack of hair renders them suitable for those that are allergic to animal
This also applies to those that are affected by animal hair in clothing,
furniture and carpets.
These dogs are of above average intelligence and they have an endless ability to
They are very genial dogs.
It is a misconception that these dogs are fragile and disease prone. On the
contrary they are tough ,robust, energetic and seldom ill. Their skins are
strong and even at temperatures below freezing point there is no requirement for
special clothing unless taken for a walk.