Hybrid Breed

Japanese Chin + Poodle


Japanese Chin and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed.

The Japanese Chin and Poodle Mix is a very popular mix that serves as a loyal, loving and intelligent companion to many families. This charming and attentive breed has a graceful, unique appearance that makes them truly one of a kind. They have a lively and energetic personality, but also good social behavior and a calm disposition. Grooming this breed of dog is relatively easy, although they do need regular brushing and bathing. They also need to be given adequate exercise time. With such a love for people and animals, the Japanese Chin and Poodle mix promises a nice, long time as a family dog.

Alternate Name -
Origin Japan - Germany
Life expectancy 12 - 15 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level low - high
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Japanese Chin and Poodle mix - Such is probably his nature.

A Japanese Chin and Poodle mix breed is an excellent compromise between the characteristics of both breeds. The hybrid is considered a great choice for people looking for a lovable, intelligent and adaptable family member.

These Bears carry characteristics of both the Japan Chin and the Poodle. They are very trainable and loyal, but on the other hand, they have a personality worth telling. Curious and interested, they look at everything and have a strong will. If you want to teach them something, as an owner you have to be patient, because sometimes they have a stubborn character. But with kindness and consistent behavior, they will learn what is required of them.

Both the Japan Chin and the Poodle are very affectionate when handled. This is also true of the mixed breed. They are extremely playful and enjoy being brushed and petted. However, due to their small bodies, they are not as robust and therefore need to be handled with care. Since they are a runt, it is important that they are not thrown or carried too high.

The Poodle and Japan Chin mixed breed is extremely flexible and likes to live in a quiet home where they get attention and care. For this reason, it is important not to leave them alone any longer than necessary. They love to be in company.

In general, the Japanese Chin and Poodle mixed breed is a lovable and intelligent companion that will fill every day with love and excitement. They are a perfect family member that only asks for a lot of kindness and affection.

What diseases can occur in Japanese Chin and Poodle Mix.

The Japanese Chin Poodle Mix is a popular breed that is combined from the Japanese Chin and the Poodle. They are small and energetic, which makes them excellent family pets. While they tend to be hardy, they are prone to some diseases that you as an owner should be prepared for.

One of the most common health problems in Japanese Chin Poodle mixes is luxation of the patella. This occurs when the patellar ligament weakens or overstretches, preventing the patella from staying in the joint. In severe cases, surgery must be performed. Another problem that can occur with this crossing is epilepsy. Recurrent seizures can be a sign of this condition in the dog. Treatment is usually with medication.

Japanese Chin Poodle mix also have congenital heart defects. most obvious symptoms are coughing and shortness of breath. In this case, a heart ultrasound may be required for diagnosis. The earlier such a diagnosis is made, the better the dog's chances of successful treatment. Similarly, eye disease can be a problem. Some of the most common conditions are cataracts, glaucoma, ectopic lenses and corneal ulcers. These conditions can be expensive, but they are treatable.

Although they are prone to some diseases, most Japanese Chin Poodle mixes are usually active, healthy dogs. To keep your dog healthy, regular Vet visits, a good diet and regular exercise should be maintained.

A Japanese Chin and Poodle mixed breed usually has a silky and soft coat. The colors are often cream, chocolate brown and white. Some dogs also have two or even all three colors. Characteristic is the long hair around the ears, on the chin and on the legs. The short back is usually covered with a loose collar or belt that extends over the shoulders. Colors range from light to dark cream, as well as cream markings on the head and body. Some dogs even have a white streak.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

Japanese Chin and Poodle Mix usually has a relatively soft and silky coat that comes in different colors, such as black, white, cream and black and white patterned. They have large, expressive eyes and a slightly short face. Their body usually has a slender, athletic shape.

An adult Japanese Chin and Poodle mix will usually weigh between 8.2 - 10.8 kg and measure 20 - 27 cm from ground to shoulder.

Fur length long - medium
Fur flat coated - curly
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail rolled up - lang
Anatomy slim, slim, sporty
Size ♀ 20 - 60 cm
Weight ♀ 1 - 28 kg
Size ♂ 20 - 60 cm
Weight ♂ 1 - 28 kg
Suitable For Beginner, Children, Seniors, suitable for allergy sufferers, Beginner, Blind people, Children, 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.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Japanese Chin-Poodle crossbreeds can live from 12 to 15 years.

  • Japanese Chin-Poodle hybrids usually reach a size of 30 to 40 cm.

  • The coat hairs of a Japanese Chin-Poodle mix can be many different colors, from black to brown, red and white.

  • Japanese Chin-Poodle mixes are very affectionate and lovable, very obedient and intelligent. They are easy to train and like to spend time with their owners.

  • The coat of a Japanese Chin-Poodle mix must be brushed with a soft bristle wand at least once a week. It is also important to trim the coat regularly to avoid tangles.

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