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Here is a complete list of Japanese Dog Breeds with Pictures and Breed Profiles

DogBreed
Akita
Complex and Challenging
General Information
Origin Japan
Group Working
Size Large
Weight 65 to 130 pounds
Height 24 to 28 inches
Life span 10 to 12 years
Intelligence High
Breed Traits
Dominant
Bold
Protective
Watchdog
Active dog
Difficult to train
AKC Ranking

46th

DogBreed
Japanese Chin
Companion and Lap Dog
General Information
Origin Japan, China
Group Toy
Size Small (toy)
Weight 4 to 7 pounds
Height 8 to 11 inches
Life span 10 to 14 years
Intelligence Average
Breed Traits
Alert
Slightly active
Independent
Watchdog
Best companion
Not easy to train
AKC Ranking

97th

DogBreed
Shiba Inu
Confident and good natured
General Information
Origin Japan
Group Non-Sporting
Size Small to medium
Weight 17 to 23 pounds
Height 13 to 17 inches
Life span 12 to 16 years
Intelligence Very good
Breed Traits
Strong-willed
affectionate
Watchdog
Good family pet
Fairly active
Moderately hard to train
AKC Ranking

45th

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