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Breed Standards for the Japanese Chin



General Appearance:      

Small, lively and aristocratic, the Japanese Chin is a square-proportioned small dog.




Slightly undershot, large, broad head with short, broad muzzle, large, round, wide-set eyes, deep stop.




Carried arched over the back and flowing to either side of the body.




Black and white, red and white, or black and tan and white.




Long, soft, profuse coat is silky and absolutely free from curl or wave.




Height is usually from 9 – 10 inches and an ideal weight is       4 – 7 pounds.




It is sensitive and willing to please, tending to shadow its owner. 

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