Chihuahua

Chihuahua

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HEALTH AND
GENERAL INFORMATION

SIZE:

HEIGHT:

6 inches to 9 inches tall at the shoulder

WEIGHT:

 3 to 6 pounds

GENERAL HEALTH:

 In general, Chihuahua dogs are healthy but this is not a guarantee that your dog is 100% healthy. Your dog could suffer from: Hypoglycemia, Collapsed Trachea and Open Fontanel. Is very important to take action immediately if you spot any kind of symptoms

LIFE SPAN:

 10 to 18 years

EXERCISE:

 Like any other breeds, Chihuahua dogs makes no exceptions. Some may prefer daily exercise despite the fact that they are not very energic and other may prefer to chill and relax all the day. If your dog is gaining unwanted weight then you should take action as soon as possible

ENERGY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

PERSONALITY:

 They are lovely, alert and need early socialization

BARKING FREQUENCY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

HUNT DRIVE:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

AGGRESSIVENESS:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

SHEDDING HAIR:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

MOUTHINESS POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

WANDERLUST POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

TRAITS

EASY TO GROOM:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

FRIENDLY WITH STRANGERS:

VERY
FRIENDLY

FRIENDLY

NOT FRIENDLY

 

EASE OF HOUSE-TRAINING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

EASE WITH CHILDREN:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

INTELLIGENCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY INTELLIGENT

PLAYFULNESS:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY PLAYFUL

OUTSIDE/INSIDE BEHAVIOR

APARTMENT LIVING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY DIFFICULT

 

COLD WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

HOT WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

PROS AND CONS

PROS

CONS

 They are very cute and could adapt very well to an apartment living  They could be very unfriendly with strangers

 

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