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Chihuahua

Breed: Chihuahua Find Litters

The Chihuahua is the smallest breed of dog and is named after the state of Chihuahua in Mexico. The Chihuahua’s charms include his small size, outsize personality, and variety of coat types and colours. They love nothing more than being with their owners and require a minimum of grooming and exercise. With an average weight of just 2-4 pounds, Chihuahuas are more susceptible to the effects of cold weather.

Common Chihuahua health problems are usually those associated with small breed dogs, such as Hypoglycemia, Patellar luxation, Tracheal collapse, and Teeth problems.

Common Medical Disorders

Eye disorders
  • Corneal dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) - "dry eye"
  • Progressive retinal atrophy
Musculoskeletal disorders Patellar luxation
Cardiovascular disorders
  • Mitral valve dysplasia
  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
  • Pulmonic stenosis
Nervous system disorders Chiari-like malformation (CM) and syringomyelia (SM)
Skin disorders
  • Demodicosis/ Demodectic mange
  • Pattern baldness
Urinary and reproductive disorders Cryptorchidism, retained testicle

Lifetime Cost of Ownership

Accessories £8 per month. Total £960
Food £30 per month. Total £3,600
Health and Dental £10 per month. Total £1,200
Veterinary Care Traditional pet insurance for a Chihuahua would be £2,448 over ten years. Equivalent cover through claim sharing would cost £1,714. Claim sharing saves you £734.
10 Year Cost £8,208 with insurance or save £734 with claim sharing

Temperament

Character Devoted, Alert, Courageous.

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