The chow chow should be the #1 dumbest.
>>>>>The chow chow should be the #1 dumbest.<<<<<<<
HEY! Theres a good ole boy over here who resents that and is growling at you right now.
But he is half lab so that offsets it a little.
Chows aren’t dumb, they’re just misunderstood.
You have to remember that they were herded in droves across Asia and Eastern Europe by Genghis Khan’s mongol warriors as a food source, thus they are very wary of humans and don’t want to do what you say.
I trained my daughter’s chow by
1. never approaching him from behind and
2. by carrying a make-believe cast iron skillet in my hand while walking him. Every time he pulled on the leash, I pretend whopped him over the head with the pretend skillet, with pretend sound effects. In no time at all, he was walking like a gentleman and reliably sitting and staying. Like cats, I discovered, Chows are visual. They get mental images rather than verbal commands. Once you understand how to talk to them, they’re fine obedient dogs.
You must not have ever known any Afghan hounds. They are with out a doubt the most absolutely stupid dogs.
I owned a full-blooded Chow Chow for 12 years. He had everything figured out. Stubborn is not stupid. He was a purple tongued devil and proud of it. LOL
I wouldn’t get right next to one and tell him he is dumb.