Chihuahuas can mate as soon as they are sexually active, but a responsible breeder will wait to start breeding his or her Chihuahuas until they have reached full sexual maturity at 12 to 15 months for males and 6 to 18 months for females, says the AKC. Some female dogs can take as long as two years to reach full sexual maturity; however, the AKC also cautions that females should never be bred during their first heat cycle.Know More
Before breeding, it is important that the female dog be brought in for a pre-breeding physical examination. At this time, the dog's shots should be updated if needed and the dog should be tested for possible parasites. The female dog should not be overweight before being bred and should have a stable temperament. Without a stable temperament and a more mature demeanor, the dog will often be a poor mother. Males should also be healthy.
The Chihuahua is a tiny dog and is considered the world's smallest dog at 3 to 6 pounds, writes the Dog Channel. The dog comes in a smooth coat or a long coat as well as multiple colors. Anyone thinking of breeding the dogs should remember that due to their size, it is best to keep them away from young children and even adolescents who are unaware of the fragility of the dog.Learn more about Dogs
The Chihuahuas in "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" are Chloe and Papi. Drew Barrymore voices Chloe, and a white Chihuahua named Angel stars in the screenplay. George Lopez is responsible for the voice of Papi, and Rusco is the dog audiences see onscreen. The film and its sequels are Disney productions.Full Answer >
A male dog should be bred once he has reached his sexual maturity, which happens between 12 to 15 months of age, as stated by the American Kennel Club. Male dogs will often be able to produce offspring once they are 6 months old, but it is not recommended to breed them at this time.Full Answer >
Labrador Retriever adults grow to around 65 to 80 pounds for males and 55 to 70 pounds for females. Black is one of the three breed standard colors, along with yellow and chocolate.Full Answer >
Cocker Spaniels are approximately 14 to 15 inches in height with males being slightly larger than females. The American Kennel Club only recognizes one standard size for this small dog breed; there is not a "toy" or miniature variety.Full Answer >