|Life Span:||14-16 years|
|Height:||Male: 6-9 inches|
|Female: 6-9 inches|
|Weight:||Male: 4-6 lbs|
|Female: 4-6 lbs|
|Coat :||Smooth, close and glossy|
|Color(s) :||Any color - solid, marked or splashed|
|Living Area :||Any|
|Hair Length:||Long Or Short|
|Exercise Need :||Daily walk|
|Recognized By :||
(CKC) Canadian Kennel Club
(FCI) Fédération Cynologique Internationale
(AKC) American Kennel Club
(UKC) United Kennel Club
(KCGB) Kennel Club of Great Britain
(CKC) Canadian Kennel Club
(ANKC) Australian National Kennel Council
(NKC) National Kennel Club
(NZKC) New Zealand Kennel Club
(APRI) America Pet Registry, Inc.
(ACR) American Canine Registry
(DRA) Dog Registry of America
|Date of Origin :||Ancient|
|Place of Origin :||Mexico|
|Todays Use :||Companion dog|
|Originally Used :||Companion dog|
|Other Name :||Chis|
Chihuahua also known as “Chis” is considered as the smallest breed in the world. This is the oldest breed in the American continent. The name Chihuahua was given to the breed as this breed is ascended from the Mexican state of Chihuahua. This breed was first brought to Europe by the famous explorer Christopher Columbus during 16th century, where it gained its popularity. This breed was used in religious ceremonies and was pet to the upper class. Chihuahua was recognized by AKC (American Kennel Club) in 1904 and now has become one of the most popular breeds in the world. These lively tiny dogs are well known as "Purse Dogs".
Chihuahua Care & Grooming:
Chihuahuas need a great deal of human attention like petting, touching etc. This is a very active dog so daily walk is very much required to keep him healthy. This breed is an average shedder. The short-coated Chihuahua should be gently brushed occasionally and the long-coated Chihuahua needs to be brushed regularly with a soft bristle brush. This breed should be bathed once or twice in a month, while bathing special care should be taken not to get water into their ears. Otherwise an infection may develop. Their nails should be trimmed regularly. Chihuahuas prefer some small meals to one big meal per day. Chihuahuas are sensitive to cold so proper care should be taken while exposing them to cold weather.
Chihuahua Health Problems:
Chihuahua is one of the longest living dog breed which can live up to 16 years or more. They are prone to some health problems like Hypoglycemia and Patellar Luxation, Eye problems, Heart disease and Tooth and gum complaints. Chihuahuas are prone to weak knees, it may create difficulty in walking while they get older. This breed born with a soft spot on the top of the head known as Molera. This spot may not be closed fully so care should be taken as any strong hit on this place can kill him. Chihuahua requires expert veterinary attention in areas like birthing and dental care.
Age: 7.0 years
About Blue : he is the most sweetest dog
Age: 0.8 years
About Allie :
Age: 0.3 years
About Midnight : he very sweet loveabe and very kind he loves to pay and have fun he has some seizures
Age: 3.4 years
About Snuggles : snuggs is a great playful dog i love her so much!!!!!!
Age: 2.0 years
About Harley : we also have a male exact same coloring ,but from a differant parents look like twins ! we love both like children
Age: 12.10 years
About Peppy : For Chihushua he is so loving he makes my nicer when I get home from work. As it been said, I pay the mortage Peppy ownes the house my best friend and buddy.
|Life Span:||12-15 years|
|Height:||Male: 10-11 inches Female: 9-10 inches|
|Weight:||Male:12-18 lbs Female: 12-18 lbs|
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