Japanese Chin

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This breed has been known since about 500 B.C. During the reign of the Imperial Family, they were favorite companions of the Japanese nobility.Japanese Spaniels are intelligent, active and alert little dogs.

MALE : 7lbs(3kg)FEMALE : 7lbs(3kg)

Their coat is profuse, long, and straight. It should feel silky to the touch. A minimal amount of brushing is required. Japanese Spaniels are either black or red, with white markings.

Common ailments: 

Knees and Eye problems


Japanese Spaniels are good with other animals and very good with children.

In Japan, there are Inu and there are Chin: Inu are more common, working dogs, and Chin are royalty, descendents of the lapdogs of Chinese aristocracy. <a href="http://www.akc.org/">(Credit: AKC.org)</a>
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