About the Japanese Terrier

Japanese Terriers are animated, happy dogs of marked intelligence. Adaptability and great affection are two uppermost qualities of this breed. A small-sized dog of smart appearance with a clear-cut and compact outline.

The coat is very short, being about 2mm in length. Not too noisy, these sensitive dogs appreciate the company of both grown-ups and children. It’s easy to see why they are so well liked by Japanese families.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

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Japan
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FCI Group 3
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Small
Avg life expectancy
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Alert / Friendly / Lively

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  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Needs moderate exercise