What Were Chihuahuas Bred for?

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Chihuahuas were bred by ancient Central American civilizations. The purpose for their breeding was companionship and religious ceremonies.
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Our Chihuahua was bred to keep my wife and me in line. She lets us know when its time to get up, when we all need to eat, what time we need to take a long walk so she can do her thing
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All research I've done in the past says they were originally used to hunt things like rats/mice but then were bred more for companion dogs for the wealthy.
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Chihuahua's were used in religious ceremonies and were pets to the upper class. ChaCha
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No, Chihuahuas have always been bred as pets. There are various stories about their origin - some of which may be pure fantasy. They may or may not be descended in part from dogs
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