Chihuahua are transcendent companion dogs. They may be used simply as lap dogs.

This dog breed have medial IQ set side by side other dog breeds.

Chihuahua cause less difficulties with shedding set side by side other breeds. The breeds requires medial brushing and grooming.

Chihuahua is medial demanding to develop. Careful is ponderous as the Chihuahua is a notably hypersensitive breed. These dogs have medial energy set side by side similar dog breeds. The dog breed demands relatively wee physical training.

The breeds may be suspicious of strangers. Tends to be fairly dog aggressive. These dogs can be great pets for older kids. They have notably few predatory tendencies. The Chihuahua do not instinctively play-bite.

This dog breed tend to bark loudly and excessively. Although the Chihuahua can live in notably hot climates, it's not the ideal contidions for this breed. These dogs does not handle cold climates. Chihuahua puppies love to play, and the affection to play with you will persisit if you play with them every day. They love to be with the family, and rarely (if ever) try to escape. It is demanding to keep this breed home alone – most Chihuahua's really hate it. The Chihuahua do not mind living in a small apartment.

Breeding country: this breed was generated in Mexico. The dog breed is still in high demand in Mexico City.

Class of Chihuahua: Chihuahua is included in the FCI record. The dog breed is recognized in the section «Chihuahuen» (9.6) in the class «Companion and Toy Dogs». FCI number for chihuahua is 218 and was added to the record 2004-03-24. American Kennel Club categorizes the dog breed as «Toy Dogs». United Kennel Club approves the dog breed as «Companion Dogs» in their record. Canadian Kennel Club categorizes the dog breed as «Toys».

Chihuahua State of health: Sadly, a few may experience dangerous health difficulties. Many Chihuahua's will get eye problems or eye contidion. Difficulties with tooth and gum is notably common in this dog breed. Heart disease is a frequent contidion in this breed. Luxating patella (slipped stifle) is a frequently seen in these dogs. Furthermore, they may have health difficulties such as fractures, jawbone disorders, rheumatism.

The breeds display: This breed is relatively toy. Dogs get as tall as 6 to 9 inches tall. Bitches will get 6 to 9 inches tall. Dogs get as heavy as 2 to 6 pounds. Bitches can weigh 2 to 6 pounds. The chihuahua has big erect ears. is customarily of average length. The body type of the Chihuahua is light. The hanging low tail is of medial length. Its muzzle is relatively short. The coat is of medium length.

Colors of this breed is frequently any color including fawn, sand, chestnut, silver and steel blue, black and tan, parti-color.

Other information about the chihuahua: Predicted years to live for a chihuahua is 15 to 18 years. The dog breed is attractive and easy to find for sale. The chihuahua were originally bred for companionship. Other names for the dog breed is Chihuahueño, Smooth-haired Chihuahua, Long-haired Chihuahua, Chiwawa.

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