• Jul 28, 2018

around the world. It is a recognizable look which has the features of character and appearance inherent only in dogs of this country: a Japanese chin, an Akita Inu (the representative of this breed acted in the movie "Hachiko"), the Japanese spitz-dog and others.

Japanese Breeds of Dog
the Japanese chin is considered one of the most convenient room dogs for содержания

Японский хин

The Japanese chin is considered one of the most convenient room dogs for contents. This Japanese dog who won once love of emperors of Japan nowadays continues a procession along the world, getting everything new admirers. In spite of the fact that хин treats brakhitsefala, the good health is inherent in it. Having really surprising character and charming appearance, the brave kid takes a place of honor in the list of decorative breeds.

In a small little body weight not exceeding 3 kg truly samurai heart fights. Quiet and judicious houses, it changes on walk, with pleasure hosting any game offered it by the owner. Care of wool cinchona idle time, regular washing and combing – that's all cares of the owner. A Japanese chin – that case when advantages seriously outweigh shortcomings.

of Feature of breed of an Akita Inu (video)

Description of an Akita-inu

Became an Akita Inu (the Japanese Akita) the most known breed thanks to a legendary dog of Hachiko, the best-known symbol of dog fidelity. This dog come to meet many years to the train of the died owner. It is higher than average growth, with dense stuffed wool of the prevailing red color, these dogs perfectly live in open-air cages on the street all the year round. They got such cover from ancestors who appeared in places with severe climate.

The independent temper of an Akita Inu is well familiar to all owners of these surprising animals. The pretty appearance akit is deceptive. These are the serious dogs used in the homeland as sentry and hunting. They will not begin to kowtow to the owner or to leave from a fight with tribespeople. An Akita demands sure, persistent, but valid education. Only in this case the Akita will thank and will become true as Hachiko.

There is also the American Akita - it is a branch Japanese an Akita Inu to which modern appearance the American selectors laid hands. They gave to breed absolutely other shape. From the ancestor remained only dense wool with a dense underfur and a tail a ringlet. The head accepted absolutely other outlines, the heavy look became more massive. Sweet expression with slanting eyes, peculiar to all shpitseobrazny японскм to dogs, and the pointed muzzle disappeared.

the American Akita makes an impression of the serious security guard. Mistrustful to strangers, the Akita is capable to frighten the thief of terrible bark and the impressive sizes. Among dog breeders she has reputation of rather spiteful dog who is not tolerating familiarity from strangers. As well as the Akita Inu, at the American have a willful independent character which demands a responsible attitude to education.

Japanese Breeds of Dog
Акита-ину

Порода shiba-inu

The next representative of friends of the person from the Land of the rising sun – a sib (a shiba-inu, a shiba). It the average size the doggie similar externally to cunning chanterelle with slanting eyes. The charming appearance allowed Sibi to win popularity both in the homeland of breed, and in other countries. However siba, despite all the appeal, have a peculiar character.

the Red Japanese is independent, makes contact with the owner when wishes it, is inclined to escapes. In Japan shiba-inus used before for hunting for a small bird. The habit to independent work peculiar to the majority of hunting breeds had a strong impact on Sib's character. This former working dog can become the beautiful partner, but her education will require certain experience and strong nerves.

There is also a Tosa Inu (the Japanese mastiff, tosa-ken) – a true Japanese dog, the Samurai of the film logical world. Very large, massive (growth up to 80 cm and up to 60 kg and more) the tosa causes enthusiastic views of people around. These dogs gladiators informed of the purpose and up to now.

Classical fights in Japan are forbidden, but podpolno use them in this entertainment still. The combative past left a mark on the present of these moloss. Quiet externally, having samurai endurance, they are capable to attack the opponent suddenly rigidly. Having mistrustful character, by powerful force, tosa in hands of the inexperienced beginner can cause many problems. In our country tosa appeared in the nineties the past century, but did not get special popularity because of stubborn cocky temper and high cost of puppies.

Gallery: Japanese breeds of dog (55 photos)

Japanese spitz-dog

Solar, snow-white, cheerful doggies from all representatives of classical spitz-dogs have the quietest and stood firm. They are not persuasive, but will be always glad to attention of the owner. If not really light color on which any pollution, complex wool in leaving, and not the tiny size is noticeable these dogs having excellent health could compete with the German spitz-dogs from whom they were brought in the first half of the XX century.

the Breed is recognized by almost all film logical organizations, except American . These white spitz-dogs are mistrustful to strangers and are betrayed to the owner. They completely have no aggression to people and other animals. The spitz-dogs who are perfectly giving in to training easily study various tricks and perform with success in circus.

Japanese Breeds of Dog
Japanese spitz-dog

Kai, or tiger dog

Breed Kai better known as to a kay-in (to a kay-in, a kay-Torah-ken) – shpitseobrazny a dog of the average size, growth up to 53 cm and up to 18 kg which distinctive feature is exclusively tiger color. It is considered that Kai is able to get, like a cat, on trees. The past to a kay-in is inseparably linked with hunting for big game (a deer, a boar), the investigation of it to a dog the stern temper and desperate courage got.

as the partner Kai are reliable and devoted to the owner , but, as well as akita, to them need a firm hand in education. The beginning dog breeder is not recommended to get this breed. Because of the character and difficulties of keeping of a dog were not widely adopted in the world in spite of the fact that modern tiger dogs do not possess a wild habit of the ancestors.

Кисю – one more "Japanese" of typical east shape having ancient history, but recognized only in the thirties the 20th century. It is higher than average growth, with short wool, this hunting dog and in the present is used at the shelter of large hoofed animals. Its work is similar to work of a laika: to find an animal and, oblaivy, to hold him on the place before arrival of the hunter. Unlike Kai, I teem has softer temper and can become the excellent partner. She is clever, obedient. It is capable to live both in the apartment, and in the open-air cage.

Strong, courageous кисю did not get wide circulation, Japan remains the main area of its dwelling.

Japanese Breeds of Dog
Kai (tiger dog, to a kay-in, kay-Torah-ken)

Hunting Hokkaido

To Hikokk (the Ainu, a set, Hokkaido-inu) – one of bright representatives of Asian spitz-dogs. This hunting dog is extremely rare outside Japan. of the Average size, it is larger than a shiba-inu, but more small than an Akita Inu . Very mobile, vigorous the hikokka was not lost by the hunting skills, and in the absence of due education with pleasure will hunt on small pets or birds. Earlier with these brave hunters went also to a bear.

The breed concerns long-livers, it is not offended by health, has no serious hereditary genetic diseases. As the partner it is possible to use, but it is important to provide to the pet necessary exercise.

Japanese Breeds of Dog
of Hokkaido (Ainu, set, Hokkaido-inu)

of Shikoku (to a shikok, Kochi-inu, Kochi-ken, Shikoku-ken)

The history Shikoku contains several centuries. Arose to a shikok on the island of the same name. Its main destination – hunting. The average size, unpretentious appearance, this dog was ranked as national property of Japan in 1937. After that evacuation of representatives of this breed from the country brings certain difficulties.

Shikoku – the quick, mobile, needing full walks dog. As well as other dogs of this east group, to Shikoku needs special approach in training. But unlike some other Japanese breeds of Shikoku can become the convenient partner at much smaller expenses of time.

Japanese Breeds of Dog
of Shikoku (to a shikok, Kochi-inu, Kochi-ken, Shikoku-ken)

Japanese terrier

The fox terrier took part in creation of this young breed of decorative dogs which took a recognizable form only in the thirties of the XX century. From it the typical color of Fox and a square format of the case got. Dimensions they less fox terrier, have lighter frame, growth up to 38 cm and up to 6 kg.

The breed is recognized as FCI, but, despite it, the small doggie is very rare even on the homeland. Outside Japan representatives of these terriers meet cheerful nature in single copies. These terriers perfectly are suitable for a role of the partner for owners with active living position. They devoted, sociable, mobile, have good-natured character.

Some Japanese breeds of dog are not known to a wide range of dog breeders.

Japanese Breeds of Dog
Japanese терьер

Непризнанные breeds

Sakhalin huskies (karafuto-ken) – unrecognized Russian-Japanese breed of dog of the riding direction, origin from the island of Sakhalin. The dog is higher than average growth, is closer to large, externally bearing a faint resemblance at the same time to both dogs of the Japanese group, and Siberian Huskies.

Were traditionally used as riding. Dogs clever and very devoted. History which happened in Antarctica to the 15th Sakhalin huskies became a basis for the well-known movie "Eight Below" in which dogs showed just phenomenal miracle of survival in severe Antarctic conditions. 2 dogs waited for nearly a year until behind them polar explorers return. In wide film logical circles the breed is a little known. The breed among the athletes who are engaged in races on teams is more popular.

The last representative of this group of dogs – unrecognized breed сансю. It is considered that сансю chow-chows were brought at the beginning of the XX century by crossing to a sika-in and short-haired.

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There are also other versions of emergence of this breed. This is a classical dog of the Japanese appearance. Despite popularity in Japan, it is still not recognized by any film logical organization. It has a good-natured character allowing to carry out a role of the partner and friend of children. The average size, up to 25 kg. Treats long-livers. Outside Japan it is almost not known.

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