Cookie Consent by Free Privacy Policy Generator Update cookies preferences
Skip to Content


See Recommended Dog Foods For Chihuahua

Size: Small

Weight: 2 - 6 lbs.

Height: 6" - 9"

Life Span: 14 - 18 years

Health Problems: Patellar luxation; heart problems

Origin: Mexico

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Toy Breed

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The Chihuahua requires short walks.

Grooming Needs

Occasional brushing is necessary for your Chihuahua.


The Chihuahua tends to be devoted to a single person and is an energetic breed.

Compatibility with Kids

Not a good choice for homes with small children.


Brought to Mexico by Spanish traders in the 14th century, the breed is thought to have come from the Techichi of the Toltec tribe.

Best Dog Food for Your Chihuahua

Puppy, Diet, Senior & Sensitive Stomach Formulas

Small Breed Puppy 6 lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Puppy

For the care and nutrition of Small Breed Puppies.

Small Breed Adult 6 lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of small breed dogs.

Small Breed Senior 6lb. Front Counter

Small Breed Senior

Helps support the lifelong health of small breed senior dogs.

Bil-Jac Picky No More Small Breed Dog Food package front on countertop

Picky No More™ Small Breed

Created to please even the pickiest of small breed dogs. 

The Dog Blog