The Japanese Chin dog breed hails from Asia, where he has been prized as a companion for more than a thousand years. He was a popular member of Chinese and Japanese imperial courts, and it was in Japan that his distinctive look was developed. This breed is elegant and dainty, mild-mannered and playful.

Watch and learn about Japanese Chin dog's key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Japanese Chin Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Japanese Chin Dog Companion Dogs 8 inches to 11 inches tall at the shoulder 4 to 9 pounds 10 to 14 years