Is this a Chihuahua or a Chiweenie?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by drewskimac, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. drewskimac

    drewskimac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's about 17 weeks old. Was sold to us as a pure Chihuahua, but i've been told she looks to be a chiweenie. She's a cutie regardless, and I love the little feller.

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  2. drewskimac

    drewskimac Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    It's cute, Chihuahua are so diverse as far as how they look due to all kinds of breeding. You could line up 100 Chihuahuas and none would look the same. I would wait to see as it matures whether it has stubby legs.
     
  4. drewskimac

    drewskimac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! It is really , erhm "barky", and "yappy", so right now i'm leaning towards chihuahua as far as mannerisms. Oh, and she's very protective of the 4 members of her family and acts tough to anybody else.
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    They are a bossy breed and need to learn manners too. Mine is half Chihuahua, they do like playing and barking. Yours is a pretty color.
     
  6. dainerra

    dainerra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chiweenie isn't a breed. if you don't trust the person you got her from (or think that they purchased from a less than honest person) then you will never know for sure.
     
  7. drewskimac

    drewskimac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought a Chiweenie was a cross between a chihuahua and a dachshund?
     
  8. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep, but it's not an actual breed recognized by any registry, same as cockapoo, and labradoodle.
     

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