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Chinese Crestese

Chinese Crestese

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-12 Years

Chinese Crestese Build Information

The Chinese Crestese is a hybrid type of canine. It is a combination of the pure breeds Maltese and Chinese Crested. Since this hybrid is derived from two small breeds of canine, it will also be a small dog. It has an average height of about 10 or 11 inches tall, and its average weight is usually about eight or nine pounds. The Chinese Crested may have a coat in any of several colors, from black to brown to cream to red to white. Its coat may be wavy and soft, and it could be short or medium in length.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

The Chinese Crestese is usually a solid choice for people who have children, but it is not typically the best option for someone who needs a watchdog.

Activity Level:Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


The coat may require minimal to moderate maintenance.

Colors:Black, Black & White, Cream, Gray, Light Brown, Red, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance

Chinese Crestese Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Dutiful Watchdog:No