Hybrid Breed

Japanese Chin + Pekinese


Profile of the Japeke: The perfect mix of Japan Chin and Pekingese.

The Japeke is an enchanting dog breed that is the result of crossing the Japan Chin and the Pekingese. Both parents have a long and fascinating history that makes the Japeke a unique companion.

The Japan Chin (also known as the Japanese Spaniel) originated in China and was brought to Japan many centuries ago, where it became a popular companion dog for the nobility. The breed was a symbol of wealth and prosperity and was carefully bred to create an aesthetically pleasing dog with a pleasant character.

The Pekingese, on the other hand, originated in China and has a history of over 2000 years. This breed was the exclusive property of the Chinese emperor and his court. Pekingese were revered as guards of the imperial palace and received royal treatment. They were carefully bred to develop unique characteristics such as the short, stocky build and lush coat.

Suitability and Husbandry

The Japeke is an ideal choice for dog lovers looking for a charming and loving companion. Because of the characteristics of its parent breeds, the Japeke brings with it a wealth of positive traits.

Alternate Name -
Origin Japan - China
Life expectancy 12 - 14 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of the Japeke

The Japeke is a friendly and affectionate dog that is closely bonded to its caregivers. He is known for his gentle and loving nature, which makes him a great family dog. Due to its association with the Japan Chin and the Pekingese, the Japeke also inherits a certain proud and independent character.

The Japeke is a delightful mix of the Japan Chin and the Pekingese, combining the best qualities of both breeds. With his endearing character, stunning looks and family friendliness, he is a perfect companion dog for people of all ages. His connection to the history and culture of China and Japan makes the Japeke a fascinating breed that can be an asset to any family.

Coat care and health maintenance

The coat of the Japeke requires regular grooming to prevent matting. It should be brushed regularly and trimmed as needed. Because of its short face, the Japeke is prone to respiratory problems and may overheat in hot weather. It is important to keep it cool on warm days and make sure it has enough water available.

The Japeke has a beautiful, long-haired coat that reflects its descent from the two elegant breeds. The coat comes in a variety of colors, including black, white, and various shades of brown. The large, dark eyes and flat face give the Japeke a cute expression.

The Japeke is a small to medium sized dog. It reaches a shoulder height of about 20-30 centimeters and usually weighs between 4 and 7 kilograms.

Fur length long
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail rolled up - fanned out
Anatomy slim, strong
Size ♀ 15 - 27 cm
Weight ♀ 1 - 7 kg
Size ♂ 15 - 27 cm
Weight ♂ 1 - 7 kg
Suitable For Beginner, Children, Seniors, Beginner, Seniors
  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Eye infections

    Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.

  • Denture malocclusions

    Malocclusions of the dentition often occur in dogs with short muzzles.

  • Shortness of breath

    Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.

  • Bronchitis

    Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • The basic requirements of a Japanese Chin and a Pekingese, when mixed, are similar characteristics to a purebred Japanese Chin or Pekingese. These include small size, low weight, fine conformation, deep-set eyes, soft hair, and a playful, friendly disposition.

  • Yes, Japanese Chin and Pekinese mixes can go to the show, but they must meet certain standards. They must have a pedigreed dog pedigree that proves both parents are a Japanese Chin and a Pekinese.

  • The coat color of a Japanese Chin and Pekinese mix can be all different shades, from a simple cream color to a striking black and white color. They can also have different patterns, such as spotted, brindle or piebald.

  • Yes, Japanese Chin and Pekinese mixes need a lot of grooming to keep their coats clean and healthy. They should be brushed regularly and thoroughly to avoid tangles and hair loss. Also, the dog's teeth should be cleaned regularly to maintain oral hygiene.

  • Yes, Japanese Chin and Pekinese crossbreeds usually have a calm temperament. They are very friendly and playful, but they are also calm and quiet around people. They are very teachable and can be very intelligent and affectionate.

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