Chihuahua

The loyal and strong willed, Mexican miniature

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Descripción

Expectativa de Vida
15-20 años
Grado de Aprendizaje
High
Tamaño de la Camada
1 to 4
Tamaño
Pequeño
Peso
Perros: 2-6 libras
Hembras: 2-5 libras
Altura
Perros: 6-12 pulgadas
Hembras: 5-10 pulgadas
Otros Nombres
-
País de Origen
México
Grupos
AKC Toy Dogs, FCI Group IX.: Companion and Toy Dogs, TKC Toy
Bicolor Chihuahua picture

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.

Bicolor Chihuahua Puppy picture

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.

Temperamento

Bicolor Chihuahua image

The Chihuahua is courageous, extremely lively, proud and enterprising, it gives and demands affection. It likes to lick its owner’s faces. It is undeniably suspicious of strangers. When strangers are present, it follows its owner’s every move, keeping as close as possible. This breed may snap at teasing children; it is not recommended for children.

Red Chihuahua picture

The Chihuahua must resort to his sharp teeth in self-defense. Socialization as a puppy is a must to avoid excessive aggressiveness with other dogs as well as reserve with strangers. It may be slightly difficult to train, but it is intelligent, learns quickly, and responds well to proper, gentle training. It can be noisy and may require patience to housebreak. It tends to be fairly dog aggressive. It makes a very good watchdog.

Colors

Chihuahua Puppy picture

Any color or mixture.

Coat

Grey Chihuahua Puppy image

Long: Long, soft to touch, slight waviness is permissible Short: Short, dense, soft to touch

Problemas de Saluds

Problemas de Salud

They tend to wheeze and snore quite often, and in rare cases this can lead to colds and rheumatism. If a cough, wheeze or snore continues regularly check with a vet. It can also suffer occasionally from corneal dryness and secondary glaucoma. To minimize the risk of your Chihuahua  developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a puppy from a reputable Chihuahua breeder.

Condiciones de Vida

Chihuahuas hate the cold and may shiver even in moderate temperatures. So be well aware in winter months. It will tolerate and even appreciate a warm sweater on cooler days. It is perfect for apartment life and is low maintenance in the home.

Living environment

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Artículos

Choosing Your Puppy

Chihuahua is the longest living dog breed

It's an open secret among dog lovers and dog breeders that smaller breeds generally outlive larger ones. Why this is so, is not generally known. In accordance with this trend, the diminutive Chihuahua is the longest living breed of dog!...
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