Country of Origin: Mexico.
Coat: Can be long or short. A variety of colors are acceptable.
Character: These dogs are intelligent and sometimes too brave for their own good. They usually bond with only one person.
Temperament: Living with other dogs and cats is usually not a problem. Small children may regard the dog as a toy.
Care: Regular grooming with a brush and comb is required. The claws must be kept trimmed, and teeth must be checked frequently for tartar buildup.
Training: Although they are usually not trained because of their small size, Chihuahuas are eager to learn.
Activity: Chihuahuas can usually get enough exercise by running around indoors.
Chihuahua Description: The Chihuahua, the smallest breed of dog in the world, is named after the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. A graceful, alert, swift-moving little dog with a saucy expression. There are two distinct breed types, a long coat of soft texture and a short coat. Recently, Chihuahuas have become famous as the Taco Bell™ dog. Adored for his small size, the Chihuahua is a bright eyed, dainty dog who is perfect for living in close quarters, such as apartments..