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Chihuahua Breed Standard: Toy Group

General Appearance:

 

A graceful, alert, swift-moving little dog with saucy expression, compact, and with terrier-like qualities of temperament.

Size, Proportion, Substance

Weight - A well balanced little dog not to exceed 6 pounds. Proportion - The body is off-square; hence, slightly longer when measured from point of shoulder to point of buttocks, than height at the withers. Somewhat shorter bodies are preferred in males.

 


Mary S. Atwood has sent in her Chihuahua dog picture of Ginger, Mary writes:

"Hi, Here are some photos of my Chihuahua, Ginger:"

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Chihuahau Dog Picture

Thank you for sending in your Chihuahua Pictures Mary, looks like Ginger is a real cutey and has a great home! Nice pictures.


How They Measure Up:

History:

The Chihuahua was named after the Mexican State where they were first obtained. The date back as far as the 9 th Century AD.

Chihuahua's are from the Toy Dog Group

Country of Origin: Mexico

Coat Type: They come in both Smooth and Long haired varieties, a wide range of colors are acceptable.

Height: 6 to 9 inches.

Weight: 2 to 6 pounds.

Nature: Loyal Companion Dogs, good alert dogs, dislike the cold weather ( so do I ! ) can be finicky eaters but I hear they like hot dogs ;-)

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