The Chow and the Chinese Shar-Pei are bred to have black tongues as part of the breed standard, according to the American Kennel Club. These breeds also have black mouths. However, some black coloration may appear on alm... More »

Although black tongues are stereotypically associated with Chow Chows, the trait of partially or totally black tongues is a characteristic of many different breeds of dog. This is because the Chow Chow is one of the olde... More »

To find out whether a dog is registered with the American Kennel Club, enter its registered name and breed into the AKC's free dog lookup tool on its website. This tool also lets you search by registration number if you ... More »

Black is neither a breed standard nor alternate color for Jack Russell terriers recognized by the American Kennel Club. The accepted breed standard color is a white base coat with markings that can be black, brown, cream... More »

Dogs can have broccoli as part of an overall well-balanced diet, according to the American Kennel Club. Broccoli can be an important source of carbohydrates, fiber and vitamins for a dog, adds petMD. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Not all dogs have webbing between their toes, but breeds that were developed for water work include webbed feet as part of the breed standard. Labrador, golden and Chesapeake Bay retrievers are some of the most common we... More »

Golden retrievers can have partially black tongues. While the Chow Chows and Shar-Peis are commonly-known breeds with fully black tongues, many other purebred dogs, or dogs with mixed heritage, can have black spots or se... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs