5 Facts about Chihuahua


Chihuahua are one of the most adorable and cutest of all dog breeds. Their face is so sweet and attractive that no one can resist hugging and kissing them. Given below are five interesting facts about them.

1. Chihuahua was originated in Northwestern Mexico and were discovered my American Tourists.However the breed has been there centuries ago and are considered to be descended from Techichi an extinct dog breed.Those dogs were used by Mexicans specially in religious ceremonies.

2. Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed among all existing dog breed.Their size ranges up to 7 inches and a Chihuahua weights below 6 lbs.A Chihuahua weighing more than 6 lbs can not qualify for AKC registration.

3. Chihuahuas are most largely seen with celebrities in their pockets and handbags like Britney Spears,Miss Minx,Madona and Jenifer Lopez are often seen with their Chihuahuas.

4. Chihuahuas have been among the top 10 dog breeds in United States.However last year they are ranked as 18th most registered dog breed in AKC most popular dog breed statistics.

5. Chihuahuas have a high ratio for C-sections.Their small size becomes the biggest hurdle for them while giving birth.They also face some problems after delivery like low milk production.

Source: Anniemany

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