Originating from China's Shandong province in the 1800s, the Laizhou Hong came into being by crossing German Shepherds and Great Danes with the indigenous Xian Hound.
The Chinese Red Dog has a muscular build with a short, dense red coat, dark alert eyes, large floppy ears, and a strong tapered tail.
The Chinese Red Dog is a large breed, often weighing between 75 to 115 pounds and standing around 24 to 27 inches tall at the shoulder.
The Chinese Red Dog tends to have a loyal, alert, and intelligent temperament, making it a capable watchdog and a devoted family companion.
The coat type is nearly always identical to that of a Doberman – short in length, with about a mid-level range of thickness.