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Cava Chin

Cava Chin

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-14 Years

Cava Chin Build Information

The Cava-Chin is a hybrid breed that crosses the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Japanese Chin. Like the parent breeds, the Cava-Chin is a small dog that will have an adult weight of 6 to 15 pounds.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

The Cava-Chin will be a social dog that is loyal to its owners. It will be extremely alert and notify you of any strangers in the area, but because of its small stature, won’t actually scare anyone. Their coat will be soft and silky, and they will require brushing every other day to maintain cleanliness.

Activity Level:Moderately Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Energy Level:Moderately Active
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Red, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Cava Chin Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Similar breeds to the Cava-Chin are the Havanese, Lhasa Apso, Pug, and Cairn Terrier.

Training:Moderately easy to train
Jolly for Jogging:No
Dutiful Watchdog:No