Japanese Chins are small dogs with delicate features and curious expressions. The breed is known for being light on its feet and having an "aristocratic bearing" that makes it both stylish and lively.
Lifespan: 10–12 yr
Height: 8–11 in
Weight: 6–15 lb
These noble dogs appreciate looking their best. Despite their long hair, Japanese Chins don't require a lot of grooming. Regular baths and weekly brushing to remove dirt and mats are enough to keep their coats in tip-top shape. But just to be sure, Chins will sometimes groom themselves, licking their paws and rubbing their faces. Japanese Chins have fast-growing nails. Regular trims are required to keep them from cracking, splitting, or becoming painfully overgrown. Establish a regular dental care routine that includes at-home teeth brushing as part of a lifelong dental hygiene program.
Feed Japanese Chins a high-quality dog food that's appropriate for their age and breed size. To prevent them from becoming overweight, keep an eye on their food intake. Portion out their meals using a measuring cup to avoid over-feeding and limit treats to no more than 10% of their daily calories.
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