Chihuahua Questions

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Chihuahua Questions

A Visitor asked the following question on 9/9/2005
if my dog weighs 1.7 pounds is it considered a micro mini Chihuahua?

Date Reply Member
9/11/05 Everyone has their own opinion but I consider that a t-cup Diane
DandD Cocker Spaniels and Chihuahuas
9/19/05 A chihuahua is a chihuahua! The AKC standard says that a chihuahua weighs 6 pounds or less. It says nothing about teacup, tiny, micro or mini. You just have a very small chihuahua. Any breeder who tries to get more by calling his chihuahuas by anything other than a chihuahua is an unethical breeder, broker, puppymill. MCM Chihuahuas Gayle Gayle
MCM Little Chihuahua Wonders
9/26/05 Very good answer- i do suggest people read the AKC standards also. Also, the Chihuahua club of america has a good article on this. i posted the teacup myth on my site. It should answer your question. LORI
11/5/06 if your dog is under 2 lbs its not a chihuahua ...see standard. Alexis & Steve
Vian Kennels Chihuahua's