| Chinese Cresteds come from Africa, not China. Chinese Cresteds get their name from Chinese trading ships that stopped in Africa and picked up the dogs to hunt rats on the ships. Ancient Aztecs liked to eat Chinese Cresteds. The Chinese Crested was first recognized by the AKC in 1991
Chinese Crested Rescue
Niger Animal Rescue
Niger is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 489,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Niger include the Addax, Dama Gazelle, Slender-horned Gazelle, and Wild Dog. The capital of Niger is Niamey. The population of Niger is about 12 million. Most peopIe in Niger speak French, Hausa, or Djerma.