Q:

How much should a Chihuahua eat a day?

A:

Quick Answer

An adult Chihuahua should be fed, on average, ¼ cup to ¾ cup of dry food per day. When adding canned food to the dog's diet, up to half of the dry food can be substituted with the same amount of canned food.

Know More
How much should a Chihuahua eat a day?
Credit: Dan Hallman Photolibrary Getty Images

Full Answer

The exact amount of food a Chihuahua needs varies depending on the dog's weight and the quality of the food. Specific feeding guidelines are printed on the back of the bag or can. Puppies under eight weeks of age should be fed three to four times per day, while older dogs should be fed twice a day.

Sources:

  1. dogbreedinfo.com

Is this answer helpful?

Similar Questions

  • Q:

    What do you call a Chihuahua and poodle mix?

    A:

    A Chihuahua and poodle mix is commonly called a chipoo (or chi-poo), but might also be called a wapoo, choodle, poochi or fiesta poo. A chipoo is a designer dog that originated in the United States.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is a mini Chihuahua?

    A:

    Mini, micro or teacup Chihuahuas are marketing labels for Chihuahuas that are smaller than average. The American Kennel Club does not have divisions for Chihuahuas by size, and exceptionally small dogs do not receive any preference in the show ring.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What breed is my Chihuahua mixed with?

    A:

    The breed that a Chihuahua is mixed with is unknown. There are many ideas as to the origin of the breed, but there is no proof that any are true.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is a blue Chihuahua?

    A:

    A blue Chihuahua is a very rare and prized type of Chihuahua whose gray-blue color is the result of a recessive gene that causes the color of a black Chihuahua to become diluted. The recessive trait must be possessed by both parents to produce this type of Chihuahua.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore