How big do teacup Chihuahuas get?


A fully grown Chihuahua typically weighs 4 to 6 pounds. Reputable breeders emphasize that a special breed of Chihuahuas known as teacups does not exist.

The term "teacup" is a breeder invention designed to market dogs and make them seem more appealing. Although the growth of dogs that are marketed as teacup Chihuahuas may be stunted through strict diets when they are young puppies, there is no guarantee that teacup Chihuahuas do not grow to be equal in size and weight to other Chihuahuas as adults. However, Chihuahuas as a breed are classified as miniature dogs. So virtually every type of Chihuahua remains very small relative to the size of other breeds.

Q&A Related to "How big do teacup Chihuahuas get?"
theres no such thing as a "teacup" > most people think they are getting a teacup animal when really its just a normal sized one
Although black is a color that is found in many chihuahuas, solid full black dogs are extremely rare. Black teacups are often more than one color with either tan markings, white or
As an adult, a teacup chihuahua will usually not weigh more than 2 to 3.5
ARRRRRGH. There are no teacup chihuahuas. If you get a "teacup Chihuahua", you should really ask is my puppy sick. I know you just want to give a dog a home and are a nice
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