• Dec 18, 2019
Not each breed can brag of so ancient origin. Exact date of emergence of Japanese chins cannot be defined even approximately. According to one of versions, the breed exists about 3 thousand years.

In Japan of cinchona were considered as Sacred Lions of Buddha, lived in palaces and temples and were accepted in society. On pain of death to ordinary people it was forbidden even to touch them.

In temples meet images of these doggies. They were also embodied in figurines, represented on porcelain vases.

B 14 were a century already breeding books, however methods of selection contained in secret.

the best reckoned doggies with slanting and round eyes. Surely had to decorate a forehead a protorank or a white spot, ears had to be black.

All elements of appearance were thought over. A protorank on the head — the cut-off samurai forehead. Black ears — the hair fluttering during fight. A magnificent collar and "skirt" — a kimono. Even movements — lungs and tripping — remind gait of the Japanese in a ghetto — national footwear.

of Yaponsy hin was appreciated ability to treat a stress and a depression, to restore composure.

the First Japanese chins got to Europe in the 17th century. The wife of the English king Charles II Ekaterina Portugalskaya became the first happy owner of the representative of breed.

In 1854 the emperor of Japan presented several hin to the queen of Great Britain Victoria. And soon these representatives of the Land of the rising sun strongly set in in houses of the English nobility, having deserved love and admiration.

In the 80th years of the 20th century six Japanese chins got to the USSR. To this day most of representatives of breed in the former Soviet Union — descendants of those six dogs.

Till 1977 breed was known under the name of "Japanese spaniel", but since August, 1977 "Japanese chin" officially is called.

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