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Japanese Chin

Japanese Chin
Japanese Chin
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Key facts about the Japanese Chin

  • Life expectancy : Between 12 and 14 years
  • Temperament : Affectionate, Playful, Intelligent
  • Size : Small
  • Type of coat : Long

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 9 - Companion and Toy Dogs

Section

Section 8 : Japan Chin and Pekingese

Physical characteristics of the Japanese Chin

Adult size

Female dog Between 9 and 9 in
Male dog Between 9 and 10 in

Weight

Female dog Between 7 and 9 lb
Male dog Between 7 and 9 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the Japanese Chin

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

Japanese Chin in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

Japanese Chin and cats

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Japanese Chin and dogs

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Japanese Chin and children

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Japanese Chin and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Japanese Chin

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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