Chihuahua Breed Information Articles

smooth coat chihuahuaChihuahuas 101: A rundown on the important aspects of the Chihuahua Breed

The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog in the world. According to the AKC (American Kennel Club), the Chihuahua can officially weigh between 2 - 6 lbs. The CKC (Continental Kennel Club) allows up to 7 lbs. for chihuahuas. This weight standard is based on a healthy weight. Read More...


chihuahua breed standards diagram

What makes a Chihuahua a Chihuahua? Breed standards and physical characteristics

The Chihuahua is usually an agile and graceful dog, capable of fast speeds for their small size and a considerable vertical leap. However, some of the smaller and more fragile types of this breed can be quite frail in the legs and as a result can become overly cautious in their own movements and may even appear clumsy at times. Read More about Breed Standards...


a happy chihuahua

The playful, loving, sometimes aggressive, always loyal Chihuahua:

Generally speaking the Chihuahua is a very good tempered dog. Chihuahuas make a great companion dog because they form such a strong bond with their owners. They are also very fond of snuggling and sleeping under the covers with you on a cold night. Chihuahuas are extremely loyal to their owners and very eager to give and receive affection from them. Read More About Temperament...



a deer head chihuahua

Apple-Heads, Deer-Heads, Long-Coat, Smooth Coat: What does is all mean?

The Chihuahua breed has the most variations of any other breed in regard to their shapes, colors, and coats. While Chihuahuas only have two coat lengths (either long-hair or short-hair), they come in a wide array of colors; fawn, brindle, sable, chocolate, black, tri-coated, rare blues, and rare whites just to name a few. Read More about Types of Chihuahuas...


Chihuahua ColorsChihuahuas come in many different colors. Chihuahua colors and markings.

The Chihuahua is unique in that it has an almost endless variety of colors, markings, and patterns. Not to mention that most color combination can be found on both the long haired Chihuahua or the short haired Chihuahua. Read more about Chihuahua colors...




Chihuahua Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about Chihuahuas. Chihuahua FAQ's

We'll try to clear up some misunderstandings about Chihuahuas, and answer some common questions about the breed.

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#1 you're all jerksmuslimchink6969 2015-08-21 15:53
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