Crestado Chino [Chinese Crested] | Ladra para alertar y aunque su ladrido no asustará a ningún intruso, se toma muy en serio su papel de alertarte a tiempo. Algunos llegan a desarrollar el gusto por aullar o cantar. [He barks to alert. His bark will not scare an intruder, However, he takes guarding very seriously. Some of this breed even develop a taste for howling or singing.].
The origins of the Pekingese dog began with the breeding in the Chinese imperial court, perhaps as early as the Han Dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE) period. The Chinese emperor wanted to replicate the Buddha's experience of taming a wild lion, symbolizing passion and aggression. Buddha's tame lion would "follow at his heels like a faithful dog," according to legend. In a somewhat circular story, then, the Han emperors bred a dog to make it look like a lion - a lion that acted like a faithful dog.
Headed For The Butcher, Chinese Dogs Are Rescued
In China, animal rescuers paid around $8000 to buy all the dogs who were already in a truck on it's way to the slaughterhouse. This is a picture taken after they brought all the dogs to their animal rescue center.
Yes. I know. I KNOW. But no matter what derogatory thing you say to me, a healthy Chinese Crested with fine conformation looks beautiful to my eyes. And you know, they are very happy living in a climate like the one we have here in Tucson, Arizona!