A reindeer chihuahua is also known as a deer-head chihuahua, and has been named for its uncanny resemblance to that of a deer, as it has an elongated head and neck, a narrower snout and longer legs in comparison to other breeds. Although elegant, reindeer chihuahuas are not show dogs because they are unable to meet the breed's standards, which is to weigh less than 6 pounds.
In comparison to other chihuahua breeds, reindeer chihuahuas tend to be healthier overall and possess fewer genetic problems. Chihuahuas are a highly-intelligent breed and have been known to be extremely swift and alert, making them wonderful companions.Learn More
Chihuahua is spelled like so. The breed is named after the Mexican state Chihuahua, spelled the same way, where the dogs were first discovered in the mid to late 1800s.Full Answer >
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 >
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 >
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 >