Chinaranian:Chinese Crested Dog and Pomeranian Mix

Hybrid Breed

Chinese Crested Dog + Pomeranian


Chinaranian - Chinese Crested Dog and Pomeranian Mix

The Chinaranian, also known as the Chinese Crested Dog and Pomeranian Mix, is a fascinating breed of dog created from the cross between the Chinese Crested Dog and the Pomeranian. It is a comparatively new mixed breed and its exact origin is not well documented. However, the parent breeds, the Chinese Crested and the Pomeranian, have a long history and are popular companion dogs in their respective countries of origin, China and Germany.

Suitability and attitude

The Chinaranian is well suited as a family dog and adapts to various living situations. Combining the characteristics of both parent breeds, he is usually intelligent, playful and eager to learn. He is usually good with children and other pets as long as he is accustomed to them from a young age. Due to its small size, it is also suitable for apartments or city dwellings.

Alternate Name -
Origin China - Germany
Life expectancy 12 - 16 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of the Chinaranian

The character traits of a Chinaranian can vary, as they depend on the individual characteristics of the parent breeds. Nevertheless, there are some typical traits that are often found in this mixed breed:

  • Clinginess: Chinaranians are often very affectionate dogs that enjoy spending time with their owners. They seek the closeness and attention of their family and can be clingy at times.

  • Playfulness: These dogs are known for their playful nature and love of play. They enjoy interacting with toys and using their intelligence in various activities.

  • Alertness: although they are small, Chinaranians often have a watchful and alert nature. They tend to react to sounds and movements in their environment and can be good watchdogs.

  • Adaptability: Chinaranians are generally adaptable dogs that can easily adapt to different living conditions. They can do well in families with older people as well as in active households.

Care and health

The Chinaranian is prone to genetic diseases that can occur in the parent breeds. These include patellar luxation, dental problems, eye disease and heart disease. Regular veterinary examinations and careful breeding practices can minimize the risk. However, it is important to monitor the Chinaranian's health and watch for signs of problems. Good grooming, a balanced diet and regular exercise will support the overall health of this lovable mixed breed dog.

The Chinaranian is a small dog with a charming appearance that has characteristics of both parent breeds. Here are some characteristics typically found in this mixed breed:

  • Size: Chinaranians are usually small, reaching a shoulder height of 20-35 inches.
  • Weight: The weight usually varies between 2 and 5 kg.
  • Coat: The coat of the Chinaranian can vary depending on the parent breeds. It can be smooth, long or slightly wavy. Colors range from white to cream to various shades of brown.
  • Pile: As the name implies in the Chinese Crested Dog, Chinaranians often have a pile of long, silky fur.
  • Face: Their face is often sweet and expressive, with a short muzzle and dark, lively eyes.
Fur length long
Fur wavy - flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears
Tail fanned out - rolled up
Anatomy slim, slim, square
Size ♀ 12 - 38 cm
Weight ♀ 2 - 5 kg
Size ♂ 17 - 33 cm
Weight ♂ 2 - 5 kg
Suitable For suitable for allergy sufferers, Children, Seniors, Seniors
  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Numbness

    Often occurs in old age.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Eye infections

    Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.

  • Patellar luxation

    Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.

  • A Chinaranian is a hybrid breed created by crossing a Chinese Crested Dog and a Pomeranian.

  • A mix of Chinese Crested and Pomeranian, often referred to as "Pom Crested", is a small to medium sized dog breed.

  • It varies: some have a soft long-haired coat like a Pomeranian, while others have a short curly coat like a Chinese Crested Dog.

  • This combination allows the dogs to be both playful and reserved. They are usually affectionate and attentive, and can be loyal to their owners.

  • Yes, these dogs need to be trained to reach their full potential. They should be trained regularly to get them used to new situations or people so that they remain friendly and respectful.

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