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Chihuahua Dog Breed

Overview

Low Maintenance: This breed does not require frequent grooming and thus are easy to maintain.
Moderate shedding: If you have a dog is prepared for them to shed. This breed has heavy shedding twice a year and brushing regularly will help control this problem.
Difficult to train: House training this breed can turn out to be difficult although if you are ready to work hard nothing is impossible. Training this breed needs patience, understanding and experience.
Personality: This breed is very sensitive and seeks your affection and companionship. Chihuahua is reserved at the first meet however will make friends if introduced properly. Besides affectionate housemates Chihuahua are intelligent and fast learners.
Good for new owners: This breed is difficult to train and is not recommended for timid or first time dog owners.
Not good with kids: Since Chihuahua’s are small in size they are more prone to injury and thus not recommended for homes with children under age of 8.

Breed Info

Common Nicknames

Temperament

  • Alert
  • Courageous
  • Lively
  • Protective
  • Trainability

    Hard

  • Shedding

    Moderate

  • Grooming

    Low Maintenance

  • Breed Type

    Moderate

  • Size

    Small

Health

  • Portosystemic Shunts

    Medium

  • Patellar Luxation

    High

  • Mitral Valve Disease

    Medium

  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

    High

  • Cryptorchidism

    High

  • Corneal Dystrophy

    High

Other Info

  • Hypoallergenic

    No

  • Litter Size

    2-5

  • Weight Gain Potential

    Medium

  • Drooling Tendency

    Low

Body Statics

Life Expectancy

14 Years

Min.

18 Years

Max.
  • Male Weight Range
    4-6 Kg
  • Female Weight Range
    4-6 Kg
  • Male Height Range
    6-9 inches
  • Female Height Range
    6-9 inches

Characteristics

Temperament

Alert, Courageous, Lively, Protective

  • Sensitivity Level

    High

  • Barking

    Frequent

  • Mouthiness

    Moderate

  • Hunting Drive

    Medium

  • Impulse to Wander

    Low

Suitable For

  • Couples
  • New Owners
  • Citizens
  • Kids
  • Family
  • Security

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Being pet lovers our self, we understand the importance of a pet’s health. All our puppies are at least eight weeks old when they are sent to you. Before your bundle of joy reaches you, he is required to undergo an extensive health checkup by a licensed veterinarian.

Vaccinated & Insured Pet

To make the initial experience with your furry family member smooth and trouble-free, we make sure that all our puppies are up-to-date on their vaccinations and are insured.

Responsible Breeders

All of our puppies are raised by responsible breeders who consider their pet’s health their foremost priority. We have zero tolerance for puppy mills and all our breeders are pet lovers just like us who are looking for the best homes for their fur babies.

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