12 things you probably did not know about Chihuahuas!

1.Techichi. As the American Kennel Club said, the Techichi might be the forerunners of the Chihuahuas.


2.Only one size is available. Chihuahuas are always born in one size, and they are mostly preferred to as toys.


3.Chihuauhuas are believed to be brought to Europe by Christopher Columbus. Due to a letter they found that was written to the kind of Spain, he mentions a tiny dog in the letter.


4.They like who they are! Chihuahuas are known to love being friends with dogs with the same breed.


5.Most recognized breed. Chihuahuas are known for their small size and big ears, so they are easily recognized.


6.Chinese Crested and Chihuahuas. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), they think that Chihuahuas and Chinese Crested cross-breeding is what caused the breed’s size.


7.Oh oh, China?! It is thought that the breed is originally from China, then was brought overseas.


8.The Fennec fox theory. A theory surrounding the Chihuahua and the Fennec fox, to be somehow related. As they have the same oversized ears, wide eyes, and same feet. Also the Fennec fox prefers living in groups of his own type, just like Chihuahuas.


9.The smallest Chihuahua living (height)! A female Chihuahua named Milly is known to be the smallest dog ever, with only 3.8 inches tall.


10.The smallest Chihuahua living (length)! Brandy is only 6 inches from her nose till the end of her tail.


11.Yet another theory about Chihuahuas! In the Aztec religion, the color yellow was the color of death. And they saw the yellow Chihuahuas as guides to the afterlife.


12.As Animal Planet said, the Chihuahuas only got popular when Xavier Cugat was seen with one in public.


Chihuahua dogs are funny, playful, kind, and calm. Chihuahuas are a Mexican breed, with a 12 to 20 years life span. Chihuahuas’ weight starts from 0.98 to 1.8 kg, and their height starts from 15 to 23 cm. You will find that they are very talented dogs, the can sing and talk, or mimic their owners. They are very smart dogs and they interact well with the surrounding sounds. So if you want happiness, and a lovely cute little dog that is funny and entertaining and easy to hold before all, very loyal and loves to travel, a dog that lives for a long time, then you have to own a Chihuahua dog.