Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Chihuahua - Smooth Coat


General information

  • Originated in Mexico, although mystery surrounds its arrival in that country.
  • Also comes in a long-coated variety, although the short-coated is much more common.
  • Very temperature sensitive, will shiver at the slightest breeze.
  • The ultimate lapdog, is most happy when on a human lap, will therefore require less exercise than some breeds of this size.

Biological Data

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information