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Japanese Chin

Country of Origin: Japan Group: Toy
Height: 8 - 11 inches Weight: 4 - 11 lbs
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More information about Japanese Chins

Japanese Chin: Additional Info


The Japanese Chin is a very intelligent breed who are loyal and playful. They tend to follow their owners around until they get their attention. This breed is affectionate towards those who they know and trust.


Their hair silky to the touch and is long and wavy.

Coat Colors

The Japanese Chin colors are black & white, red & white, black or white with tan marks.

Coat Care

This breed requires daily brushing to keep their coat nice and healthy.


The Japanese Chin life expectancy is between 10 – 12 years. This breed may be prone to breathing problems due to their snub nose. Other health concerns to watch for are:
• Knee Issues
• Catarcts
• Ear Infections


The Japanese Chin has many different theories on where and how they came about. Some say that they came from Japan and were given as gifts to the royal family. Others say that they were the ancestors of the Chinese.

The Japanese Chin breed was first registered by the AKC in 1888 and Grouped as Toy.

Japanese Chin Puppies for sale in PA

Click on any of the available Japanese Chin puppies for sale to receive the breeder name, telephone number, and additional information on the puppy. Any puppy that has a white box, instead of blue, comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee.