Japanese Chin is a small dog, elegant square-proportioned body with a typical behavior; fun, loyal, polite, funny and loving. Chin comes from east Asia region, around China and Japan. For hundreds of years, these dogs have been bred since the days of imperial China and Japan as a companion dog. Indeed, the Japanese Chin is loyal companion dog favored by Japanese royalty and the nobility of the time. They really are companion animals and live a pampered life, surrounded by luxury and wealth, to be known as the “Royal Dog Japanese Spaniel or Japanese.
Now, Japanese Chin became a family favorite as a lap dog. They form a strong bond with their masters. Chin also showed love and compassion for the families and friends all over, too. It is a friend to all: strangers, dogs and pets. Chin loves to play and with his soft attitude, he become a good companion dog for children. Overall, Japanese Chins bring elements of dignity for every household.
Japanese Chin has a height of about 18-28 cm (7-11 inches), weight between 2-7 kg (4-15 pounds).
There are two Japanese Chins classes: under 7 pounds, and more than 7 pounds.
Japanese Chin is a small dog Spaniel type. This dog was bred to serve man as a companion. for appearance, Japanese Chin has a large dome-shaped head, small ears set wide V-shaped full of hair, protruding dark eyes with almond-shaped, short broad muzzle with broad nose black short / correspond with the markings on the coat.
The proportion between the height and the length is almost the same. Front legs straight and fine boned, with the elbows set close to the body. The tail is set high and carried curved over the back, hanging onto one side of a dog with feathers. Chin has soft fur covering their ears, legs, belly and tail. For coat color, Chin has a white coat with colored patches. Patches often black, but can also be red, lemon, orange, sable, black and white with tan points, or mottled.
Japanese Chin is a fun, loyal, polite, funny and loving. Chin love of family, It will make her happy. They would form a very close bond with their owners. Chin also showed love and great affection to all family members, including children, other dogs and other pets. Early socialization with children and other pets, will make the relationship more harmonious.
They are usually quiet dog, but can be very wary of strangers outside the home. They can bark to warn the stranger at the door. But generally Chin is dog friendly with most people know.
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Japanese Chin able to live for 14 years, on average between 10 to 14 years. Japanese Chin is quite healthy breed, but there are some issues that can be more prone to. Note, not all the Chin will get any or all of these diseases, but it is important to be aware of them if you’re considering this breed.
Japanese Chin Prone to eye problems such as Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA), it is a degenerative eye disorder that eventually causes blindness. Cataract, is an opacity in the lens of the eye, causing difficulty in seeing. Heart murmur, it caused by impaired blood flow through the heart chambers. This disease can be diagnosed through x-ray and echocardiogram. If detected, the dog may need medication, special diets, and a reduction in the amount of exercise he gets. Endocardiosis atrioventricular, is a degenerative disease affecting the mitral and tricuspid valves of the heart. This disease can lead to heart failure.
besides, Ching also vulnerable Sprain patella, respiratory problems, Tend sneezing and snoring. The owners should be aware that the eyes protrude slightly and are prone to corneal abrasion. As a short-nosed breed, do not tolerate the heat and hot weather. some dogs can have trouble breathing.
If you buy a puppy, find a good breeder who will show you permit both parents care for your puppy. Health permits to prove that the dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition. This course will help you in the future.
Care and Training
For treatment, the Japanese Chin’s coat requires daily brushing to be free of tangles. Dry shampoo is also required than that shower. check the parts around the eyes, The Chin’s greatness tends to collect moisture and cause fungal infections.
Japanese Chin requires minimal training. They are happy with daily walks, chases, a short walk or play session. They will enjoy the opportunity to play in an open courtyard. They are not a breed that can live outside, because the sensitivity to temperature extremes.