The Chihuahua is undoubtedly the smallest dog in the world. From the top of his 16 cm (6 inches), he claims his title loud and clear. Even though he is literally tiny, his physique is both well balanced and harmonious. He is compact and well proportioned.
Between 15 and 23 cm (5.91 to 9.06 inches) for the male
Between 15 and 23 cm (5.91 to 9.06 inches) for the female
Between 2 and 3 kg (4.41 to 6.61 pounds) for the male
Between 2 and 3 kg (4.41 to 6.61 pounds) for the female
His dress can be of any colour and the possibilities are very diverse.
Depending on the variety of Chihuahua, his hair can be short or long. It is also shiny and soft.
The Chihuahua's eyes are quite prominent. His ears are large and erect. His muzzle is short and black. Tail is short.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 9, section 6 and is #218