Chihuahua Dog Breed

The Chihuahua being the smallest of all dog breeds, They is bold and fearless and will guard its master, it has a good temper but is suspicious of strangers and so, makes good watchdogs.

BREED GROUP:  Toy Dogs
RECOGNITION: AKC, UKC, CKC
OCCUPATION:
  Companion
HEIGHT:  15-23 cm
WEIGHT: 1-3 kg
COLOR(S):  All colors
LONGEVITY:  14 to 18 years
EXERCISE:  Active
GROOMING: Easy
TRAINING: Challenge

Origin

Chihuahua being the oldest breed in America continent and is named after the region of Mexico. It was only brought to Europe at the end of the nineteenth century.  What breeds were used to make up these breed are unclear, but some think it originated from the Fennec Fox.

They have been found in the pyramids of Cholula, which were built before 1500s. This breed from being the sacred dog of the Aztecs to being around in Ancient Egypt thousands of years ago.

1923’s set up an Chihuahua Club, it have been one of the most popular dog breedsin  America. They is  smallest breed in the world.

Coat

The Chihuahua has a dark and round head, and wallow eyes, with a very large proportion ears. These dog breed comes in two varieties, which are the Smooth coat and also the long coat. The long coat has a soft, long coat, and this can be single or double. The smooth coat has a short, soft and dense.

Coat colors comes with both solid, marked Colors chestnut, steel blue, silver black, sable, white, fawn, black & tan and parti-color.

Training

The Chihuahua can be difficult to train, but with patience, love, and consistency do well and They learn fast and firm, quite but gentle training.  They respond best to positive reinforcement. In fact, the right approach can make their training of any easy.

They can be housetrained or the paper training method. They also need exercise and playtime.

Here are the dog training tips for your reference.

Grooming 

Grooming this little dog is not difficult, and they do need a minimal grooming. The long coat should be combed every other day and checked for tangles. The smooth coat require occasional brushing only.

Two kind of variety only need bathe once a month  with using mild shampoo. The short hair coat variety will shed whole year. Normally they are medium shedder. They does not tolerate cold climates and must be protected when taken outside.

Overview
The Chihuahua is the smallest among all the other breeds. They are the oldest breed in America. They have a very unique personality.  They are smart, energetic, and have a human-like expression. This breed is not necessarily the best choice for children, as dogs can be fragile.

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