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Mi-Ki Resource

Mi-Ki


A fairly new breed developed in the 1980s, the Mi-Ki incorporates aspects of the Papillon, Maltese and Japanese Chin. A lap-loving companion, this tiny toy breed usually doesn’t grow much taller than 11 inches at the shoulders. Affectionate, calm and intelligent, the Mi-Ki thrives in homes large or small, with everyone from seniors to children (with the appropriate supervision).

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Breed Details

Group:
Country of Origin:
USA
Size:
Small Dog Breed
Color:
All colors, including solid, grizzled, parti- or tri-colored.
Coat:

Two coat types: The smooth coat is medium length with slight feathering on the ears, legs and tail, but no mustache or beard. The long coat has silky, straight hair with long feathering on the ears, legs and tail, often with a beard and mustache. In the conformation ring, long coated Mi-Ki's are usually shown with a shaved head.

Grooming:

Regular weekly grooming for smooth and long coats.

Life Expectancy:
13 to 14 years.
AKC Group:
Rare
Height:
7 to 9 inches at the shoulders not to exceed 11 inches.
Weight:
4 to 8 pounds. At least 3 pounds and no more than 10 pounds.