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(Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Japanese Chin mix) The Cava-Chin is an adorable small hybrid. The coat can be wavy and slightly long. The appearance of the Cava-Chin can vary greatly. The parent Japanese Chin due to the fact a variety of breeds created this canine. There may or may not be an underbite.

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This little hybrid is playful and affectionate. He is a great family pet. He may be independent at times seeking out his own enjoyment. Know that he may be tempted to chase cars, so he should always be on leash when not in his yard.

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8-12 inches
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13-15 pounds
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General Health

If he inherits the brachycephalic face of the Japanese Chin, he may have some breathing issues. These dogs would probably not do well in a hot climate.

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The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a relatively new breed itself. They were known to be hunting dogs and gave great comfort to their owners. This canine was brought to the U.S. in the 1940s. The Japanese Chins exact beginning is not known for sure, but they may have been in existence since 520 AD. Japanese nobility were quite fond of this breed.

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The Cava-Chin will not be a high maintenance pet. Brushing a couple of times a week with a pin brush should be sufficient. Be sure to remove any tangles before bathing. Pay close attention to dental hygiene.

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Ideal Environment

A trip to the dog park would please this social little guy. But be sure he doesn\'t over exert. He ls obedient and has a good memory. Treats as rewards will make a great training tool. A fenced yard with toys to occupy his playful nature work well for the Cava-Chin.

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