Japanese Chin

loyal, friendly, noble

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Country of origin: Japan
Breed group: Companion and Toy Dogs - Group 9 (FCI); Toy Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: very small
Coat: very long, soft and silky
Colour: white with red or black markings
Life expectancy: 10-13 years

Characteristics

Loyal, friendly, even-tempered, happy to have new family members and perfect for flat living, but cannot tolerate high temperatures.

Cat in a dog's suit

The Chin is described as cat-like perhaps referring to its acrobatic abilities and cleanliness, using its paws to wash and wipe its face.
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