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Registration: All Chiweenies are registrable with the International Designer Canine Registry and are eligible for full registration and pedigree services.

Click here to learn more about Chiweenie registration; how to register your Chiweenie or to dual register your Chiweenie with the International Designer Canine Registry.

The International Designer Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for the Chiweenie in 2009.

Breed Characteristics

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  Other Pet Compatibility

  Grooming Necessity

  People Friendliness

  Shedding Level



Hybrid Origin:  The Chiweenie is a hybrid between a Chihuahua and the Dachshund.

Country of Origin:  Chiweenies originate in the United States of America.

Original Purpose:  The Chiweenie is a great companion for the whole family.

Breed Characteristics:  Chiweenies are bold, bright, learn fast and full of courage.

Chiweenies tend to be independent and headstrong.

With proper socialization Chiweenies are a great pet for the entire family.

Chiweenies are intelligant and take to training very well.

The Chiweenie make a great indoor pet but requires daily exercise.

Life Expectancy:   Average life expectance for the Chiweenie is 8 - 10 years.





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