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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:13-18 Years

Cheenese Build Information

The Cheenese is a hybrid dog. It is derived from the pure breeds Havanese and Chihuahua. Like other hybrids, this dog may vary in height and weight according to the level of each pure breed from which it is derived. It is a blend of two small pure breed varieties, so it will typically be a small dog. This dog’s approximate height may be about 10 inches tall, and its average weight is apt to be about eight or nine pounds. Its coat could be a mix of various hues, and the coat for this hybrid will generally be soft and long.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

This dog may not be an optimal choice as a watchdog or for households with children, and it needs to stay active and get ample exercise.

Activity Level:Active
Kid Friendliness:Moderate Friendly


A Cheenese dog may need moderate grooming in order to maintain its silky coat.

Colors:Blue, Gray, Light Brown, Red, Silver, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Cheenese Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Dutiful Watchdog:No