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Chihuahua

a very small (1-6 lb) dog originating in Mexico. It has a prominent, domed skull, erect ears and medium-length tail carried over the back. There are long-coated and smooth-coated varieties in many colors. The breed is predisposed to hydrocephalus and the presence of an open fontanelle (molera) is allowed for in the breed standard.
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DNA results showed her that her new dog was part miniature pinscher, part Yorkie terrier and part Chihuahua, which the shelter dubbed a "Chorkie.
If you are considering getting a chihuahua, choose a healthysized one - which would be about 900 to 1000g at eight weeks.
Though both the owner and pet were not injured in the robbery, one of the thieves pointed his rifle at the Chihuahua before being chased out of the store by the dog.
Leigh said: "We've got another chihuahua called Crystal who we bought around the same time as Paris.
Pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua Chloe (voiced by Barrymore) gets lost while on holiday in Mexico and has to try to find the way back home.
Sheri Koenig testified at the restitution hearing Friday that 235 Chihuahuas were seized, along with 61 birds.
Seven speedy Chihuahuas from across the country will race for the title of America's Fastest Chihuahua during PETCO's Fifth Annual National Chihuahua Races - and the featherweight contenders promise a heated competition.
In the movies Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde II, Reese Witherspoon had a pet Chihuahua, Bruiser.
APPLAUSE, A-PAWS - Tails were wagging Saturday at the Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills when more than 300 Chihuahuas attended an exclusive doggie screening of the upcoming canine comedy "Beverly Hills Chihuahua.
The problem is people see it and think all Chihuahuas are like that - it's not right.
The second annual PETCO Unleashed national finals brought together the seven fastest Chihuahuas from across the country.
BURBANK - More than half of the 200 Chihuahuas rescued from squalid conditions in an Acton house in 2002 have been placed in private homes through the help of Burbank-based Chihuahua Rescue.