Mr. and Mrs. Charles Proctor were instrumental in bringing in outstanding stock and getting some of the first chows noticed in the show ring. “Chinese Chum” was imported to America from English breeder H. Sawtell, by Mrs Proctor where he was was the winner of the first U.S. Chow Chow competition in 1905, […]
After a lot of thought as to how I should go about this, I decided to dedicate this TIME CAPSULE category to feature the late great Chows who have made a real impact on our breed as sires, dams, show dogs etc.
Each dog will have his or her own page or "TIME CAPSULE" which is almost like a scrapbook.... as I add news snippets, images and articles about each dog. I can easily add to each page as I unearth new information.
Click the most recent article entries to this category below
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ENG. CHAMPION FOO SHAN – CIRCA 1911 COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE ENGLAND English Champion Foo Shan was born and China and exported to England by Miss M. Lawton. Color RED Sex MALE He has no known birthday or pedigree, however he finished his English Championship in 1909. Described by writers as being an exquisite headed […]
As defined in the dictionary: Chinese puzzle; an intricate puzzle consisting of many interlocking pieces. A very complicated or perplexing situation. The above definition certainly describes this perplexing little girl who was the first “chow” representing the breed at shows. Public interest in Chows for breeding and exhibition began in 1880 when well known […]