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      Chiweenie Characteristics

      Breed Name
      Size
      Small
      Energy
      Moderate
      Weight
      8-12 lbs
      Coat
      Varies; short or long, smooth or fluffy.

      About Chiweenies

      This tiny designer dog is a cross between a Chihuahua and a Dachshund. First developed in the late 1990s, Chiweenies most often have the large, Chihuahua ears and long, low body of the Dachshund, but vary in their coloring and hair length. These dogs tend to be vocal, are generally easy to train, and are well-suited for indoor living, in apartments or larger homes.

      Did You Know?

      This adorable crossbreed is also lightheartedly called the ""Mexican Hotdog"" or ""German Taco.""

      Origin of the Chiweenie

      The dog was developed in 1990's in North America and are healthiest when bred from two purebreds.

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