A Chihuahua and Papillon mix is commonly called a Chion. Sometimes, these mixed dogs are also referred to as a Papihuahua.Know More
The Chion is recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club and the International Designer Canine Registry. These dogs typically weigh between 5 and 8 pounds and have a long life between 10 and 15 years.
Chions tend to bark a lot, especially at strange noises. Because of this, they make excellent watchdogs. They can be shy around strangers but are playful and friendly with their families. They get along well with children, especially if raised with them, and they are energetic, playful dogs.
Although mixed breeds are generally healthier than full breed dogs, Chions have a few health issues that prospective owners should be aware of. Dental issues and bad knees can be common in these dogs, and because of their large eyes, eye injuries tend to be somewhat common as well.Learn more about Dogs
A Cairn terrier mixed with a Chihuahua is known as a Toxirn by the American Canine Hybrid Club. The Designer Dogs Kennel Club, the International Designer Canine Registry and the Designer Breed Registry refer to this hybrid breed as a Cairn-chi or Cairnchi.Full Answer >
The rat terrier Chihuahua is a mixed breed that is one part rat terrier and one part Chihuahua. These dogs are also known as the rat-cha or rat-chi and chia-rat.Full Answer >
A mix between a Chihuahua and a Schnauzer is called a Chizer. Chizers are small dogs that reach 6 to 14 inches in height and 4 to 15 pounds in weight. They are typically playful, energetic and loyal.Full Answer >
A Chihuahua and Fox Terrier mix may have traits such as short stature, stocky weight, tightly curled tail and large ears that stand upright. Also called Taco Terriers, these dogs can be a first-generation mix of a Chihuahua and a Fox Terrier or a multigenerational cross of Taco Terriers.Full Answer >