Affable and pleasant, the Japanese Chin is well suited to life as a companion breed as it will develop a deep and strong bond with its family. Japanese Chin's should also get on well with other pets in the house although they may be startled easily by young children
The Breed Standard does not specify a height but instead states that the "daintier the better, providing type, quality and soundness are not sacrificed."
A generally healthy breed although its compact muzzle can cause breathing difficulties
Pay particular attention to keeping the eyes and ears clean and clear.
Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.