Thinking about purchasing an Chiweenie? Then read our breed profile including a brief description, information on height, weight, color, coat, temperament, grooming, activity and history. Purchasing a new puppy is a commitment that may last ten or more years so please educate yourself on the Chiweenie breed, including all stages of their life from puppy hood to older dog.
Ask yourself will I be a good owner? Do I have the time it takes to train a new puppy? Do I have the resources to give my new dog a rewarding life. Do I have a local veterinarian that I can take my new dog to? Do I have a groomer or can I do the grooming myself on a regular basis.
Fundamental requirements for a being a good Chiweenie owner;
Before making a purchase talk to the breeder, ask them many questions about their dogs and the breed in general. A good breeder will teach you about the Chiweenie and they will have many questions for you about your home and life style and if this breed is suited for you and your family.
Questions you may want to ask an Chiweenie Breeder:
It is recommended that you sign a contract with the breeder so that there will be no misunderstandings on the arrangements made. Then bring home your new Chiweenie and enjoy as "there is no greater love then a dog's devotion."
Chiweenie Breed Profile
The Chiweenie is a mix of Chihuahua and the Dachshund and can be a miniature dog or standard size, depending on the parents they are bred from. This is a relatively new breed, so little information is available on this breed. However, it is a gentle dog, like it's parents and very good with children.
Height: 5 to 9 inches
Color: Browns, blacks, cream, white,
reds, tan and any combination of those colors.
Temperament: Gentle, playful temperament;
energetic, yet highly trainable.
Training: Since this breed comes out of the Dachshund, which is average in learning obedience, and the Chihuahua, which is fairly easy to train, the Chiweenie can be typically easy to train.
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010