And so the old saying goes:
judge a book by its cover...
Or is that dog by it's teeth?
Scroll over the pictures to see if you guessed right.
less than 25% body hair excluding furnishings...
50% body hair
more than 50% body hair excluding furnishings
Do hairless dogs always have missing teeth?
No...simple as that!!
However they are very prone to it and many have horriable sets of teeth..
Generations of thl to thl breedings? this is why the Puff is so important to advancing the chinese crested...
Sometimes breeders think they got it all figured out then they get the qustionable pup....so much body hair that it appears to be a POWDER PUFF..however examing the teeth reveils it has a HL bite..
THERE IS MUCH TO BE SAID ON THE TEETH OF THE CHINESE CRESTED
SOME BREEDERS SWEAR BY THEM..CLAIMING TO KNOW IF A CRESTED IS INDEAD A HAIRLESS OR A SHAVE DOWN PUFF BY THE STRUCTURE OF THERE TEETH...i SAY THERE IS LITTLE TRUTH TO THIS..AS I HAVE LEARNED IN THIS BREED THERE ARE EXCEPTIONS TO EVERY RULE..