The Chihuahua: A Small Dog with a HUGE Personality!
The Chihuahua, charming, graceful and sassy! They are a member of the toy group and rank 33 out of 193 akc dog breeds. They weigh 6 lbs or less by breed standard (mixes often vary) and have an average life expectancy of 14-16 years! They are small dogs with enormous personality. The Chihuahua is a national symbol of Mexico and is one of the oldest breeds in America. The rounded apple head is a breed hallmark. They come in many colors and patterns, and there are both long hair and short hair varieties. They possess loyalty, charm, and believe they are much larger in stature than they really are. They are clever, so they require training as puppies. Their size and demeanor make them ideal city or country companions.