The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog in the world; it was named after the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. The Chihuahua is a graceful, alert, swift-moving little dog with saucy expression, compact, and with terrier-like qualities of temperament. It is a strong-willed, intensely loyal dog breed. It becomes very attached to its owners, even to the point of jealousy.
There are two distinct breed types, one with a long coat of soft texture, the other with a short coat. Identical otherwise, both can be whelped in the same litter. Adored for its small size, the Chihuahua is a bright eyed, dainty dog. It is perfect for apartment living.
Any color or mixture.
Long: Long, soft to touch, slight waviness is permissible Short: Short, dense, soft to touch
It tends to wheeze and snore. It is prone to corneal dryness and secondary glaucoma, slipped stifle, gum problems, colds, stress, and rheumatism. To minimize the risk of your Chihuahua developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a puppy from a reputable Chihuahua breeder.