Japanese Chin Information

Japanese ChinLoyal, loving and a little mischievous, the Japanese Chin once served as the lapdog of Asian aristocracy, and that still shows in their behavior today. They enjoy being part of a family, although everyone must adhere to their demands.

The breed can be compared to a cat – coy and too smart for their own good at times. With these characteristics, it’s no wonder they can be taught to perform tricks and show off for a crowd. Treat the Japanese Chin right and you’ll have a friend for life. Just don’t get on his bad side!

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 0ft 4in - 0ft 10in     Weight: 4-9lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 14 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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