This breed is the one of smallest dog breed. Its name derives from the place of origin in Mexico. They come in different varieties. They are known for tiny size and large eyes. They have large ears and a long tail.
They come in a variety of colours such as:
- Steel blue
Types of Chihuahua
– They can also differ in length, which means that they can have short or long hair. Long-haired ones shed less than short-haired.
The average height can go up to 23 cm
Weight can go up to 3 kg.
Their lifespan is longer than other dog breeds, and they could live up to 18 years.
Suitability for Children – Low
Tendency to Bark – High
Energy – Medium
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Medium
Grooming Requirements – Once a Week
Trimming Required – None
Amount of hair shed – Moderate
Food Cost – upto $5
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $44