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Japanese Chin

Group Toy Dogs
AKC Group AKC Toy Dogs
Temperament alert, intelligent
Size small dog breeds
Feeding Very Small Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Moderately Inactive Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Sociable Dog Breeds
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Training Easy to train dogs breeds

Japanese Chin Facts

First used for Companion to aristocrats
Country of origins Japan
Year of origin 700s
Colors Red/white, black/white
Height (min) 8 inches (20 cm)
Height (max) 9 inches (23 cm)
Weight (min) 5 lbs (2 kg)
Weight (max) 7 lbs (3 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 8 years
Life expectancy (max) 10 years