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Chiweenie

Purebred Cross: Dachshund, Chihuahua Group: Designer
Height: 5 - 9 inches Weight: 4 - 11 lbs
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Chiweenie: Additional Info

Temperament

The Chiweenie breed is intelligent, courageous and playful. Training this breed is key, as they can be quite stubborn. They make for great watch dogs and will let you know when a stranger is near.

Coat

Their coat exhibit three coat varities: smooth coat (short hair), long hair and wire hair.

Coat Colors

The coat can be solid, marked, or speckled and in many colors & combinations. The most common colors are fawn, black & tan, white, chocolate and blue merle.

Coat Care

Grooming varies between the shorthaired and longhaired Chiweenie. The shorthaired version of this breed needs to be brushed 2 -3 times per week to keep a healthy coat. The longhaired on the other hand may need to be brushed on a daily basis. It is also important to pay close attention to this breeds eyes & teeth to avoid certain health issues.

Health

The Chiweenie life expectancy is between 13 – 15 years. Health concerns to watch for in this breed are:
• Allergies
• Luxating Patellas
• Dental Issues
• Epilepsy
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.

History

The Chiweenie is a designer breed created through the cross of the Dachshund and the Chihuahua breed. The Chiweenie is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

Purebred Cross Breeds

Dachshund, Chihuahua

Chiweenie Puppies for sale in PA

Click on any of the available Chiweenie puppies for sale to receive the breeder name, telephone number, and additional information on the puppy. Any puppy that has a white box, instead of blue, comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee.