The Japanese Terrier is a small dog with a very clearly defined profile, compact and elegant silhouette.
Resembling his ancestor the Smooth-coated Fox Terrier, he is distinguished by his very short coat and its colors. His small size does not diminish in any way his elegant and very distinguished appearance.
Between 30 and 38 cm (11.81 to 14.96 inches) for the male
Between 30 and 38 cm (11.81 to 14.96 inches) for the female
Between 8 and 12 kg (17.64 to 26.46 pounds) for the male
Between 8 and 12 kg (17.64 to 26.46 pounds) for the female
His dress is white, but with a black and red head.
His coat is smooth, short, thick and very shiny.
His head has a flat and narrow skull. His eyes are medium size and dark. His ears are set high, in v-shape and falling forward.
His nose is black. His thin tail is cut off, usually at the level of the 3rd or 4th vertebra.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 3, section 2 and is #259