The Chihuahua is believed that this is the oldest breed of dog native to the North American continent. Evidence suggests that the Chihuahua played a part in the religious ceremonies of the Aztecs. Intelligent and affectionate, this toy breed is extremely courageous and can make a delightful companion pet.
Chihuahuas come in a wide variety of colors and are divided into to categories based on their coat - short hair or long hair. Very little shedding. Minimal grooming required.
AVERAGE WEIGHT: 2-6 lbs.
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 5-7" at shoulder