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. More »

Young Chihuahua puppies and Chihuahuas with a genetic disposition for droopy ears have floppy Chihuahua ears. Mixed breed Chihuahuas also may have droopy ears. Adult Chihuahuas that normally have erect ears can have droo... More »

When identifying a mixed dog breed, use its size, ears, coat and color to help determine its origins. In general, mixed breeds fall somewhere in between the weight of both parents. If a dog weighs 80 pounds, only a handf... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

A deer head Chihuahua is a type of Chihuahua that has a longer snout than the apple head version of the breed and suffers fewer health problems. His narrower skull is reminiscent of that of a deer, thus the reason for th... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

One of the easiest ways to find adoptable Chihuahua puppies is to work with a rescue organization that focuses on the breed. Use pet adoption websites such as to search for Chihuahuas in local all-breed she... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

The rat terrier Chihuahua is a mixed breed that is one part rat terrier and one part Chihuahua. These dogs are also known as the rat-cha or rat-chi and chia-rat. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

A Great Dane and Chihuahua mix is not a popularly recognized breed; it is either a hybrid or a mixed breed. Hybrids or designer dogs are created by mating dogs of two different pure breeds. A dog of unknown ancestry with... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs