What is a Chihuahua?
The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog in the world and is originally from Mexico. Chihuahuas are a popular breed of pets, and have become a pop culture phenomenon in Western commercials and movies, especially in the United States. Chihuahuas are characterized both as having a high-strung temperament and as being cute personal companions since they can be carried almost anywhere. They were first recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1904. The Chihuahua, as well as being bred small, has a compact body frame, and strong and sturdy legs. They are generally between 2-12 lbs. (1-6 kg), and when bred are not to exceed 6 lbs (3.6 kg). They usually stand no taller than 9 in. (23 cm). They can be short haired or long, and are very popular in both styles. They have short and powerful legs, with a rectangular shaped torso and apple shaped head. The Chihuahua face is characteristic for its large dark eyes and its erect ears standing at attention. The Chihuahua is generally characterized ph