Friday, March 12, 2010
Average Life Span: 14 to 18 years
Grooming: Doesn't need any cuts but you may want to make sure you vacuum often because they shed a lot. A brush is not required with this breed.
Height: Females: 6 to 9 inches
Males: 6 to 9 inches
Weight: Females: 6 pounds or less
Males: 6 pounds or less
Personality: Best with a one person home but are sometimes good with families. They are very protective, but be careful, this breed will try to take on dog that are tripled their size.
Activity Level: Low to low-medium
Exercise Requirement: Doesn't need a lot of exercise
Known Health Problems: cardiac, and knee problems
More Information: The Chihuahua is known as the smallest breed of dogs.