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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-12 Years

Chipin Build Information

The chipin is a mixed breed that is a cross between a chihuahua and a miniature pinscher. Chipins are small dogs that weigh between 5 and 18 pounds and are between 8 and 12 inches long. They are very healthy dogs overall, but they can be prone to joint problems in the knees.

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

Behaviour and Personality

Chipins are very intelligent animals and are easy to train. They aren't usually aggressive, but they are excitable and need plenty of daily exercise to release pent-up energy. Chipins are highly social dogs, and while they do well in single-pet households they will need plenty of attention from their owners.

Activity Level:Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Moderate Friendly


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Chocolate, Cream, Gold, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Chipin 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