Meet the world’s smallest dog.

Vital Stats

Height: 6 to 9 inches at shoulder
Weight: 3 to 6 pounds
Coat: smooth or long
Life span: 10 to 18 years

The Chihuahua’s charms include his small size, outsize personality, and variety in coat types and colors. He’s all dog, fully capable of competing in dog sports such as agility and obedience, and is among the top 10 watchdogs recommended by experts.

He loves nothing more than being with his people and requires a minimum of grooming and exercise. Full Chihuahua profile on
[usrlist “Apartment appropriate:5” “Easy to groom:5” “Sensitivity:5” “Tendency to bark or howl:5” “Intelligence:3” “Playfulness:3” “Friendly toward strangers:2” “Dog friendly:2” “Watchdog ability:2” “Amount of shedding:2” “Drooling potential:1” “Ease at being home alone:1” “Cold tolerance:1” “Predatory tendencies:1”]