About 8 to 11 inches at the shoulders
The AKC sets no weight standard for the breed. However, the body should be proportionate and sturdy to the size of the head. In rescue we've seen chins as small as 4 pounds and up to 22 pounds. The average weight of the chins we've seen in our rescue is 10 to 12 pounds.
Black & white
tan (red) & white
lemon & white
sable & white
*Minimal grooming requirements (brushing twice weekly)
*Sensitive and intelligent
*Bright, alert and playful
*Affectionate and devoted to its family
*May be reserved around strangers and in unfamiliar situations.
Low to moderate; loves short daily walks & romping in the yard
*Cat-like: uses its paws to wash and wipe its face
*Calm and quiet