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Chin Wa

Chin Wa

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-12 Years

Chin Wa Build Information

The Chin-wa is a hybrid type of canine. It is derived from the pure breeds Japanese Chin and Chihuahua. This is a toy version of two small breeds, so it is apt to be very slight in build. Its average height may be approximately 10 inches tall, and its average weight should be about six or seven pounds. The Chin-wa may have a coat that is one of or a combination of a wide variety of colors, including white, gray, red, brown, and black. Its coat could be short or long, and the coat does not usually need a lot of grooming.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

This Chihuahua and Japanese Chin hybrid does not usually make an excellent choice for watchdog, and it may not be suitable for homes with children. It is an intelligent and affectionate dog, and it does not require a great deal of exercise to stay in good condition.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Moderate Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & White, Cream, Gold, Gray, Light Brown, Red, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance

Chin Wa Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Dutiful Watchdog:No