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Deer Head Chihuahua

December 28, 2022

The Deer Head Chihuahua belongs to the Canidae family, genus Canis, and the Canis Lupus species. These small dogs grow to an approximate height of 8 – 12 inches and weigh approximately 7 – 12 pounds.

If you're looking for a playful, aggressive, ferocious, and protective pet, this pint-sized dog is an ideal pet with considerable confidence and personality.

Fun Facts:

  • Deer Head Chihuahua dogs are black, gray, white, brown, tan, or liver in color.
  • They can have long or short hair.
  • These dogs have brown, pronounced eyes, erect fox like ears, a sloping forehead, and a long, sloping muzzle.
  • The breed is protective, playful, confident, and ferocious, despite its small size. The toy breed is also trainable and sociable when raised alongside other pets.
  • Deer Head Chihuahuas have a lifespan of 14-16 years.
  • These dogs are native to Central America but are also present in North America. Notably, the breed is ideal for areas with a warm climate.
  • The breed is believed to have been around with the Aztecs in the 1500s.
  • The Chihuahua was first recognized by the AKC in 1904 and was split into two groups—the Apple Head Chihuahua and the Deer Head Chihuahua.
  • Deer Head Chihuahuas have longer and more sloped muzzles than their Apple Head counterparts.


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