Popular Chinese dog breeds in the U.S. often have short snouts and wrinkly skin. However, this is just a small sample of the many dog breeds that originated in China.
The Chinese Shar-Pei is a medium-sized dog known for its wrinkled face, rolls of skin, and triangular, curled ears.
Chow Chows are not recommended for first-time dog owners but are great pets for those who are prepared to take care of them well.
Pugs are a small breed of dog that typically stand between 10-13 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh between 14-18 pounds.
Pekingese dogs are a small breed of dog that typically stand between 6-9 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh under 14 pounds.
Shih Tzus are a small breed of dog that typically stand between 9.5-10 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh between 9-16 pounds. They are known for their elegant and regal appearance.
Tibetan Terriers are a medium-sized breed of dog that are known for their distinctive long, flowing coats that give them a mop-like appearance.
Lhasa Apsos are a small breed of dog that are known for their affectionate and sweet nature around their families.
Chinese Crested dogs are a small breed of dog that come in two different varieties: the hairless Chinese Crested and the Powderpuff Chinese Crested.
Xiasi dogs are a very rare breed of dog that is native to Guizhou, a rural province in China. It's estimated that there are less than 300 Xiasi dogs in existence today.
Tibetan Mastiffs are one of the largest dog breeds in the world, males standing over 26 inches tall and females standing over 24 inches tall at the shoulder.