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The Pros & Cons Of Teacup Chihuahuas

Following are the strong points and weak points of Teacup Chihuahuas… according to those who love ’em (and some who don’t).

the teacup chihuahua is a mini chihuahua

As if full-size Chihuahuas weren’t already small enough , there’s suddenly a rise in the popularity of the Teacup Chihuahua!

‘Regular’ are already recognized as — weighing in at just 4 to 6 pounds, on average and about 6 to 10 inches in height.

Meet Milly, the world’s smallest Chihuahua. She’s a miniature Chihuahua that weighs about 1 pound and is only 3.8 inches high.

The Big & Small Of It…

Teacup Chihuahuas are often the cutest and it’s  perceived to be the smallest dogs of all.

But it’s important to make this distinction:

“Along with ‘mini,’ ‘pocket’ and ‘tiny toy,’ ‘teacup’ is sometimes used to describe Chihuahuas and other dogs that are very small. These and similar terms are not officially used by any kennel club or reputable breeder, and are not breeds or specific types of Chihuahua. In particular, all Chihuahuas are toy dogs. There is no such thing as a ‘toy Chihuahua.”

Are Teacup Chihuahuas the smallest of all dogs?…
Probably. If you have one and don’t know if he is ok, you want to give him a check up, if you are wondering why is he limping? or has any other pain take him to Pet Wellness Direct and get the best professionals in charge.

Are Teacup Chihuahuas cute?…
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

One thing’s for sure:
Teacup Chihuahuas (like most teacup breeds) definitely have their fair share of fans andopponents, but owners really need to make sure they have the  at home, they are very little and could run away very easily!

Fans & Owners of Teacup Chihuahuas

a mini chihuahua known as a teacup chihuahuaSurprisingly, I’ve had a very hard time finding pro-Teacup Chihuahua sites (or books).

The few that I did find were tied to breeders — whose intentions and breeding history appeared to be questionable.

So, in support of the Teacup Chihuahua owners out there, I offer you this ever-growing collection of adorable.

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Teacup Dogs Are So Cute, But Is A Teacup Dog Right For You?

Pocket-sized dogs or miniature dogs are commonly referred to as Teacup dogs these days.

You’ve probably seen — or at least heard of — Teacup Chihuahuas, Teacup Poodles, Teacup Yorkies, Teacup Pomeranians to name just a few.

teacup dog teacup dogs

Hollywood celebrities wear them on their sleeve or carry them in their handbag — like the latest style in jewelry.

Seeing these little darlings in movies, on TV, and in our own neighborhoods has created an insatiable market for small dogs. The smaller the better.

But is a Teacup dog right for you?…


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Want To Adopt A Bichon Frise Dog? Pros & Cons Of Bichon Dogs

Many people are drawn to the Bichon Frise breed of dog because they are cute dogs with friendly personalities.

However, it is important to know all of the pros and cons of having a Bichon before you commit to owning!


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