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Japanese chin

Japanese chin, or Japanese spaniel, dog native to China. A favorite pet among Japanese royalty for centuries, the species was brought to the United States in the mid-1850s after Commodore Perry's expedition. The dogs have a soft white coat with uniform black or red patches around the face. They weigh about 5–9 lb (2–4 kg).

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