Pedigree imagery
Chihuahua cover
Chihuahua thumb


Chihuahuas are loving and loyal dogs that make up for their small size with big personalities.


Average Size:

Weight Range:
1.8 – 2.7 kg

Height Range:
15 – 25 cm

12 - 16 years

Bred For:
It is believed that they were used as living heating pads for injury or illness.

They are delicate, easily frightened and generally protective and loyal to one particular person.

Compatibility With Pets/Children:
They are not compatible with impatient or noisy children and they get along well with fellow Chihuahuas or Chihuahua mixes.

Health Risks:
Dental disease, hydrocephalus, hypoglycemia, collapsed trachea.

Grooming Requirements:
A good dental care routine and occasional brushing.

Exercise Requirements:
Short, slow walks every day. They can also be exercised in small spaces.

Nutritional Requirements:
High-quality protein eriched with nutrients. They usually prefer dry food in small pieces.

adp_related_article_block396 378 YOUR DOG MAY ALSO LIKE …

Copyright © Mars 2022, Trademark of Mars Incorporated and its affiliates