Country of Origin
There are different theories as to the origin of the breed and standards for the breed differ from club to club. Some say the breed originated in Asia. Others say the breed originated in the U.S.A.
Height: 10-11 inches
Weight: up to 10 pounds
There are two coat types:
Smooth Coat and Long Coat.
Colors: Solid colors are rare and highly prized. All colors are acceptable.
Intelligent, affectionate, alert. Even tempered. Ideal therapy dog.
Calm, sweet natured, seldom bark, friendly. Loves children. Adapt to surroundings easily.
Comb weekly to remove dead hair. Bath when necessary.
Highly intelligent, easy going dog. Easy to train.
Low to moderate. Okay in apartment.