One of the major attractions of Chow-Chow dogs is their look. Chow Chow weighs around 35lb to 90lb combined in males and females. The weight of Male Chow Chow is measured to be between 40 and 90lbs (18-41kg), whereas the female weight is measured averagely between 35 to 85lbs (16-39kg).

Let us see some more interesting facts and information about the weight of Chow Chow dogs.

How much do Chow Chow Weigh?

Chow Chow is an amiable dog breed. Chow Chow weight measures to be quite standard in range for both males and females.

Female Weight: Ranges between 16 kg to 39 kg.  

Male Weight: Ranges between 18 kg to 41 kg.

The weight of the Chow Chow male grows comparatively higher than the female Chow Chow. It has been observed that from the 3rd month of their birth to the 9th month, they increase in weight at a high rate and often rapidly. In this period, they grow from around 10 kg to 27 kg.

After the 9th month, the weight of Chow Chow comes to a stable position and raises slowly.

The appearance of Chow Chow

Chow Chow dogs appear to be having an average of 17 to 22 inches of height. They have a robust build and broad skull. Here is a picture of Chow Chow for reference.

Chow Chow dogs have small and triangular-shaped ears. These ears are rounded at the tips. The body of Chow Chow is mostly covered with thick fur. The fur gets thicker, particularly in the neck area.

Similar breeds

There are some dog breeds that look and weigh almost the same as Chow Chow. The weight and look of the Chow Chow dogs are similar to these dogs. Samoyed, Tibetan Mastiff, Eurasier, Caucasian Shepherd, Bouvier Des Flandres, Keeshond, and Newfoundland are the breeds that look somewhat like Chow Chow. We can see the similarities in the weight of Chow Chow and these breeds too.


Being a pet and friendly dog breed, Chow Cow can be housed and stayed in apartments. But it is also necessary to keep in mind that Chow Chow needs daily exercise while held in the house.

Chow Chow holds a high risk for the disease called ‘autoimmune disease.’ Apart from autoimmune disease, Chow Chow can suffer from many diseases of dog breeds. Hence, excellent care and proper exercise with particular dog foods at a suitable temperature for the breed are advised.


Chow Chow is quite a beautiful and robust breed of dog, but it also needs to be taken good care of. Since the Chow Chow weight ranges between 16 to 41kg in male and female combined, they are quite healthy dogs to appear, but simultaneously their exercise is necessary to maintain their health and body weight.

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