Chihuahua Mix

Chihuahua Mix

Each unique Chihuahua mix has its own interesting history!

Chihuahua mixes come in different sizes, colors, coat lengths and head shapes ("apple-shaped" or "deer-shaped" head). Its coat is either short-haired or long-haired. The Chihuahua parent a small, tiny dog with long legs for its size which allow it to move at a fast gait. This dog breed is the smallest breed recognized by some kennel clubs. The coat of the Chihuahua parent is smooth en glossy.

Personality

The Chihuahua parent tends to bond with its master and is affectionate with its owner. Though this is an indoors dog, it is lively and needs daily exercise. It prefers warm environments and can get exercise from short walks or running indoors. These dogs are generally unsuitable for homes with small children.

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Function:Companion
Origin:United States
Preferred Climate:Warm
Group:Toy
Life Span:13-18 Years
Nicknames:No nicknames known
Hypoallergenic:No

Chihuahua Mix Build Information

Chihuahua mixes come in different sizes, colors, coat lengths and head shapes ("apple-shaped" or "deer-shaped" head). Its coat is either short-haired or long-haired. The Chihuahua parent a small, tiny dog with long legs for its size which allow it to move at a fast gait. This dog breed is the smallest breed recognized by some kennel clubs. The coat of the Chihuahua parent is smooth en glossy.

Size:Toy
Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs
Litter Size:5 - 10 Puppies
Tail Dock or Crop:No

Behaviour and Personality

The Chihuahua parent tends to bond with its master and is affectionate with its owner. Though this is an indoors dog, it is lively and needs daily exercise. It prefers warm environments and can get exercise from short walks or running indoors. These dogs are generally unsuitable for homes with small children.

Activity Level:Moderately Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Aggressiveness Level:Moderate
Barking:Noisy
Dominating or Submissive?:Submissive
Energy Level:Moderately Active
Good to Other Pets:Friendly
Guardian Skills:No
Independant:No
Kid Friendliness:Friendly

Appearance

The Chihuahua mix is low maintenance and needs occasional grooming. Coat care of this breed is minimal.

Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Blue, Chestnut, Fawn, Parti-color, Sable, Sandy, Silver, White
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Chihuahua Mix Common Health Conditions

Some possible hereditary traits in Chihuahua mixes are hypoglycemia, molera or fontanel, cherry eye, and reverse / backwards sneezing.

Chihuahua Mix Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

Ever heard of these designer breeds? Affenhuahua, Cheagle (Chihueagle or ChiBea), Chichon, Boston Huahua, Corgihuahu, Cheenese, or Chimation? There is a wide variety of Chihuahua mixes!

Training:Easy
Hunting Companion:No
Jolly for Jogging:No
Sighting Capabilities:No
Ideal for Tracking:No
Retrieving Skills:No
Pointing Breed:No
Herding Skills:No
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes
Security Guard Capable:No
Police Performer:No
Wet Water rescues:No
Assist Disable Owners:No
Dog Sledding:No
Able to Perform Dog Carting:No
Agile/Zippy:No
Fun with Lure Coursing:No
Obedient:No
Possible Schutzhund Work:No
Trainable for Tricks:No