Japanese Chin

  • Size

  • Height

    8 to 11 inches at the highest point of the withers
  • Weight

    4 to 15 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Black and white, red and white, and black and white with tan points
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Conformation, Performing Tricks
  • Indoor/Outdoor


The Japanese Chin is a dainty, elegant toy dog distinguished by a short face, square body and plumed tail. Bred to be a companion, this sensitive, intelligent and affectionate breed is deeply loyal. The alert, playful Japanese Chin enjoys learning tricks and thrives on showing them off to an audience. His feathered, silky coat requires extensive grooming twice a week.

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