Hybrid Origin: The Poochin is a hybrid between the Poodle and the Japanese Chin. Country of Origin: Poochins originate in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Poochin is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: Poochins commonly are a cheerful, aware and high-spirited dogs. Poochins generally get along well other pets and animals. Poochins are eager to please their owners but commonly require a little extra work on training. The Poochin is not known to be aggressive barkers. Poochins make a great indoor dogs as they require only minimal exercise. Poochins do not do well in extreme hot and cold weather conditions. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Poochin is 10 - 13 years.