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Dog Chihuahua

The Chihuahua is a small breed of dog originating in Mexico, measuring between 15 and 23 cm in height and weighing between 1 and 3 kg.

Its body is short, with a well-developed chest and a straight, short back. Its neck is short and its tail is sometimes carried high and curled over its back.

The Chihuahua's head is large in relation to its height, with an apple-shaped skull, that is to say rounded and slightly domed. Its muzzle is short and its eyes are large and expressive, usually rounded or almond-shaped.

The Chihuahua's ears are large and erect, often carried erect and set wide apart. They are butterfly-shaped, i.e. wide at the base and tapering towards the tip.

The Chihuahua has a short, smooth coat, although it can also come in a long-haired version with a silky, profuse coat. Its coat color can vary from fawn, black, chocolate, blue, cream, white and many other color combinations.

The Chihuahua is described as lively, alert, bold and full of confidence. Despite its small size, it can be very brave and protective of its owner. He can be a little wary of strangers and may show territorial behaviors. It is an excellent companion, loving and devoted to its owner.

The Chihuahua is the smallest dog in the world, originally from Mexico. It has short or long hair, of varied color, and an apple-shaped head. He is affectionate, playful, courageous and independent. He doesn't need a lot of exercise, but he does require attention and stimulation. It is ideal for families, seniors and apartment living.

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