Colour: Black and White or Red and White
Lifespan: 12 to 13 years
The Japanese Chins are very good-natured, delicate and independent.
Japanese Chins are friendly, good-natured and make affectionate, devoted companions. They are playful and friendly to visitors. Their long coat needs regular grooming to keep it in good condition.
Originally bred: to be a companion.
This playful dog enjoys company.
Low. Content with short walks.
Owners: affectionate, devoted
Children: puppies and adults may be injured by boisterous children
Other pets: good
Unfamiliar dogs: friendly if well socialized
Gentle, affectionate owner who will care for these delicate little dogs.
The profuse coat will bring in mud and dirt from outside, and regular grooming is required to keep it in good condition. This dog's bulbous eyes are prone to injury. Its shortened nose can make breathing difficult, and it is likely to snore.
The shortened face and high brow gives these dogs a startled appearance.
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