Small dog breeds
|Size Type:||Small dog breeds|
|Height:||10 inches (25 cm)|
|Form of ear:||V-shaped lop-eared|
|Form of a tail:||Tail wind|
|Life span:||12-14 years|
|Japanese Site：||Japanese Chin|
Improved breeds in Japan as the first time, Chin was recognized breed in the world, 730 in the Nara period, was then presented to Shomu from Silla. This period also brought back envoy from China, Japan began improvements. During the Edo period daimyo other was in love from inner palace. Then, among the high society women, popular embrace a dog, also became widespread among the common people soon. Chin Spaniel was called Japanizu the mid-1800s, was taken to Britain and the United States from Japan by Commodore Perry, was restricted imports to the U.S. later developed in the UK. Japanizu Spaniel breed name that was officially renamed in recent years Japanizu Chin. The reason is that I did not quite get the blood of the ancestors of the Chin Spaniel, because as misleading as if they are related Spaniel.
Body is close to the square, have a firm and compact. Long, straight, silky coat. Non-facial body are covered with rich Court. Four toes is not like a small rabbit's foot, a hair brush is desirable.
Sensitive nature of the incident. Never aggressive and obstinate not proud. I like kids, and I can not stand to be treated harshly. It can also adapt the home environment on any situation that can easily accept new surroundings. Good manners and cleanliness.
Black and white, red and white (including shades of orange and lemon)
How to Care & How to Train
Light brushing required. Long Court tend to be of special pill to prevent. Good shampoo only when necessary.
Although Chin love to run and play, if you can move around freely in a room, that requires little exercise outdoors.
Disease to be careful
Keratitis, cataracts, progressive retinal atrophy, knee dysplasia, skin disorder, patellar luxation, keratoconjunctivitis sicca, inversion of an eyelid, skin disease
Disease that can be seen occasionally
Inspection want to
Knee examination, ophthalmologic examination