Chihuahua, has many theories on the origin of this breed. It was originated in Mexico, though. And that's the most that's really known on their origin. They come in many colors, sizes, coat lengths. The height is usally 6-10 inches, but can get to 12-15 inches. A Chihuahua must not weigh more than 6 pounds for American breed standards for confirmation. Tea cup Chihuahuas are just Chihuahuas that weigh 2-4 pounds and can get more health issues and can get hurt easierly. Chihuahuas are the smallest breed of dog and the only dog to have a mallera or soft spot on the crown of its head. They also like the bite the you, and yes, it does hurt. One time, I started bleeding. I had a booboo.
Short Hair ChihuahuaEdit
Has smooth or rough fur.
Long hair ChihuahuaEdit
Typically sheds less than short haired chihuahuas some how, has smooth long hair. Usually takes 2 years or more for the full long haired coat to develop.
More About ChihuahuasEdit
The temperament of the owner can effect the temperament of the puppy. Ill tempered Chihuahuas have a higher chance of attacking though most will only do so if threatened. They do not always get along with other breeds. Can be overprotective and loyal to their owner. They usually grow closest to one or two people. They are one of heathiest breeds and usually live to be between 12 to 15 years.
In popular culture Edit
- Beverly Hills Chihuahua (Chloe, Papi, Monte, several others)
- Krypto The SuperDog (Mammoth Mutt)
- Lady and the Trmp (Pedro)
- Oliver & Company (Tito)