Japillon Breed Appearance
The Japillon parent breeds, the Japanese Chin and the Papillon, are of equal height and weight, which makes predicting the size of the Japillon easy. The Japillon is a toy-sized dog that stands under 11 inches and weighs no more than nine pounds. The head is round, and the muzzle ranges from slight to flat depending on which parent breed the dog most resembles. The bite is scissor and the lips are tight. The Japillon's body is delicately boned with thin legs and a compact body. The coat is silky, and the tail is heavily feathered and curls over the back.