Japanese Chin

meet theJapanese Chin

Did you know?

The name Japanese Chin is actually a misnomer for the breed owes its basic origins not to Japan, but to China.

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at aGlance

theBreed Standard

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Download the complete breed standard or club flier PDFs.





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Breed Club

theJapanese Chin Club of America

Local Clubs

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theJapanese Chin Community

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