Last Updated on November 9, 2022 by Becky Roberts
Quick Summary: The Chihuahua is a big dog in a small package (weighing less than six pounds). Those who are familiar with this breed know that they’re feisty! We can also compare them to terriers in manner and behavior. Originating from Mexico, these adorable tiny “purse dogs” are one of the oldest breeds of dogs in America and have a rich history that goes back to pre-Columbia’s ancient kingdoms. Below, we’ll look at 20 of the most popular Chihuahua mixes to help you pick your next pet.
Chihuahuas are affectionate, sweet, and full of personality. They’re extremely loving, crazy, and a bit spunky. They just love being the center of attention! There are so many reasons why Chihuahuas are so loved, and their popularity implies that there’s a wide variety of mixed breeds to choose from.
Both apple head and deer head Chihuahuas are very popular, and for those of you who are interested, most of these mixed breed puppies inherit all the sass and sexiness of their purebred counterparts. There are some mixes that we’ve not included in this list; however, these are the most well-loved Chihuahua mixes you’ll see.
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Chihuahua Mixed Breeds
The possibilities for Chihuahua mixes are practically infinite, but they are among the most sought-after and distinctive mixes that you can find. In that regard, there are 20 adorable mixed breeds you must know about. There are a few breeds that are not included here because we could not accommodate them all, such as the Jack Chi. But they’re all equally lovable, and we’ve covered them all in our other articles, so check them out as well.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Shih Tzu Mix
The Shi-Chi breed has gained popularity in recent years mostly because of the appealing combination of the Shih Tzu and Chihuahua’s vibrant personalities.
Although it is a mixed breed, the Shi-Chi breed is recognized by at least five breed registries, including those of the American Canine Hybrid Club and the Designer Breed Registry. They make great small pets for designer breeds and can fit well in purses.
They have a big heart and are loved by all who surround them. They are extremely gentle and genuinely kind to children and strangers. Their jolly disposition makes them perfect pets for families of all kinds.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Pomeranian Mix
A cross of the Pomeranian and a Chihuahua is a mix made in heaven. They are not only friendly and loving, they are also active without being overly active. They’re always eager to please, but they are also adept at being independent. This is why they’re so well-known.
Their happy disposition makes them popular with kids. Because they’re tiny, it’s best to keep your children in check till they’re used to the Pomchi’s size. One word of caution – do not let your children pull their tails!
Be aware that they may be a bit snobby regarding their food items and other things and can become angry if they’re removed. In addition, they’re confident and vigilant dogs. Their tenacity and watchdog-like characteristics can make them an ideal alarm system and also an enduring companion.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Toy Poodle Mix
This adorable designer dog is a combination of the most sought-after toy breeds of dogs that are the Poodle as well as the Chihuahua. They need little care and can be a great companion for children and adults.
Chi-Poos are great for those who live a full schedule as they don’t mind being left to themselves. They are generally friendly dogs that can be sat relaxed for hours, especially when you travel often.
The highly active dogs require only a little exercise, which means just a quick walk through the neighborhood is sufficient. They are extremely adaptable and be a good fit in large families. They can live in tiny apartments and in mansions. Simply pay attention to them, and they’ll be contented.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Cocker Spaniel Mix
They are known for their quiet nature as they are not loud dogs that bark a lot. Chi-Spaniels blends the peaceful disposition that the Cocker Spaniel has and the enthusiasm and sweetness that comes from the Chihuahua. They love to believe that they can lie on your laps when they’re usually too large!
They’re great with other animals and children and are great pets for families. They are also able to adapt to all living situations, which includes tiny apartments or houses that have yards (or no yards). However, this doesn’t mean that they aren’t interested in running! They need to exercise, and getting out at least once a day is vital to keep them entertained.
Their color is based on what their parents are like, and they will get the colors of either one of their parent breeds.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Pug Mix
Chug is the exhilarating hybrid of the Chihuahua and the Chinese Pug. They typically keep the smaller shape of the Chihuahua but retain the Pug’s distinctive wrinkled, short-muzzled face.
Chugs are a lot of fun, and they are affectionate dogs that love their owners. However, they can also be stubborn and independent, and they are challenging to handle if they are not socialized since birth.
Their coats need a lot of grooming – they shed a lot and require regular brushing. If you’re able to provide them with the attention and obedience as well as socialization that they require, they’ll be a wonderful companion for the rest of your life.
Chugs are wonderful with children and other pets!
Breeds: Chihuahua and Boxer Mix
The Boxachi is an extremely new breed. There’s not a lot of information available on them as of yet; however, they do have traits that are shared by both parents.
Boxers can be fun and curious, while the Chihuahua is smart and sassy. This mix can create an adorable toy-sized boxer that resembles a stuffed animal! There is a variety of sizes among every Boxachi, and the size range from 6 and 40 pounds.
One of the major advantages for this dog breed is the fact that they’re usually extremely healthy, since the parents are both ancient breeds that have existed for a long time.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Beagle Mix
One of the most popular hybrids, the half Beagle half Chihuahua mix blends the best characteristics of both parents. They’re affectionate and friendly but are as courageous as their Chihuahua parents.
Cheagles are full of energy! Fetch is among their most favorite activities, but they don’t need a lot of physical activity! They don’t require much grooming either; however, be aware that they’re susceptible to heart issues and eye problems.
Cheagles also don’t make an excellent hunting or tracking dogs despite their Beagle mix due to their small size. However, they’ll make great lap dogs and long-term pets.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Bolognese Mix
A distinct breed that combines the famous Chihuahua with the less well-known Bolognese creates the Bolo-Chi. Finding this breed is quite difficult since there aren’t any reputable breeders who offer this breed within the US.
Both breeds of dogs are specifically bred to be companions, so when you live in an apartment or a tiny house, you’ll be able to fit them in. The Chihuahua part of the Bolo-Chi does not like strangers too often; however, the Bolognese is a bit more tolerant, so your dog’s friendliness could be a different thing.
However, they are extremely affectionate and can be very friendly with their owners. Bolo-Chis are hypoallergenic dogs which means that this breed is ideal for those who suffer from allergies.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Japanese Chin Mix
The combination of Chin-Wa, the Japanese Chin and Chihuahua creates the most adorable small pet. Chin-Wa is extremely social and enjoys being the center of attention.
The breed is available in a range of shades, including brown, cream, and black. They also come in grey, black, white, and red. Their fur doesn’t require much maintenance, but brushing once a week is enough to keep their coats shining.
The appearance of each breed is different since certain breeds get their ears from the Chihuahua while others are derived from the Chin. They don’t require much exercise and are great lap dogs.
Be aware that this breed is resistant to training.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Papillon Mix
Chions are a cross between two small dog breeds that are the Papillon and the Chihuahua. The mix gets its wisdom from its Papillon parent, which makes it easy for them to be trained. They also look more like Papillon instead of their original parent.
It’s not common to see the breed that is taller than 8 inches and more than 7 pounds. They can fit comfortably in a large pocket! Chions are available in a wide variety of lengths and coat colors, including long, medium straight, wavy, straight, wet white, gold and brown, as well as cream, tan, and black.
The tiny dogs don’t get along well with children of younger age despite their small size. They are more comfortable with adults. However, if you get them involved early, they will be able to get along with other animals and even people.
Chions can be difficult to train due to their stubbornness, and patience is needed if you invite them into your home.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Silky Terrier Mix
The Silky Terrier and the Chihuahua create this adorable little toy-sized mix. They’re not larger than 10 inches tall, and they typically weigh between 5 and 10 pounds. Their silky, thick double coat is usually inherited from their parents, but their fur isn’t overly difficult to groom.
They are affectionate and loving and are great companion dogs. However, be aware of their obstinacy and aggression when they’re not well-socialized or trained.
They aren’t a good fit with young children or families who move around or leave home often. If you don’t give your Silkyhuahua enough time and attention, and love, you could see lots of barking or digging behavior that is beginning to emerge. So be sure to show them plenty of affection!
Breeds: Chihuahua and French Bulldog Mix
The new hybrid is a cross between two breeds: the Chihuahua and The French Bulldog. The distinctive appearance and size are now quite well-known as a dog that can be dressed up.
The distinctive characteristics of French Bulldogs’ stubby limbs and the diminutive size of the Chihuahua are evident within this dog breed. They are also available in a variety of colors; however, they are most often seen in black.
The Bullhuahua’s larger, more muscular appearance and snarky personality of the Chihuahua make them more assertive and confident. They are extremely confident, loyal, and easy to train, and don’t require much grooming or exercise.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Labrador Retriever Mix
This spicy and sweet breed is a rare cross between the breeds Labrador Retriever and Chihuahua. Labrahuahua is a breed of dog that is a clone of the parents in that they are incredibly smart, sassy, and a lover of people.
They are awestruck by children of every age, as long as they show them lots of love! These little ones require attention, but I’m sure it won’t be a problem because they’re so adorable. Their size and appearance are the perfect blends of both parents.
Labahuahuas love to get lots of exercise since they are so energetic. They are a breeze to take care of, train, and groom, and are excellent companion animals as they are extremely loving.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Miniature Schnauzer Mix
A toy Schnauzer, as well as the Chihuahua, are a pair that creates the Chizer. The Chizer shares an intriguing combination of parents who hail from two different countries that share a border.
Chizers are a relatively new breed that has seen a rise in recognition over the years.
Small but great lap dogs that love a good rub behind the ear, the Chizer is a lover of attention. They are not tolerant of children, so introducing them to the world as early as possible could save you from a major headache later on.
These dogs are heavy shredders, so cleaning them at least once a week is essential. However, they’re wonderful pets with easy-to-maintain coats.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Bichon Frise Mix
These gorgeous dogs are a cross between two breeds: the Bichon Frise and the Chihuahua. They’re gorgeous designer dogs with extremely soft coats. They have round, big eyes and are tiny enough in size that they can easily be handled with one hand and put in bags.
They’re gentle, sweet, and amiable, never threatening. With such a happy and positive attitude, they are great with children.
The only thing they have to complain about is their barking; however, they’re just barking to attract your attention. Chi Chons require minimal grooming, and they’re not a big shedder and are considered hypoallergenic.
Chi Chons are a wonderful match for everyone.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Cairn Terrier Mix
Although the name doesn’t contain Chihuahua, it’s still a mixture of both Chihuahua and Cairn Terrier. They’re very affectionate dogs that will form an intense bond with you. Based on the way and how you teach them, it could become out of control as they are territorial.
While not a fan of strangers, they’ll be particularly attracted to you! They will only have the best intentions when it comes to protecting you. Make sure you socialize them early, so that they don’t become so anxious toward strangers or other dogs.
The Toxirn is a small lap dog and will not grow larger than 10 inches and weigh less than 6-8 pounds.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Lhasa Apso Mix
Chi Apsos are an interesting combination of Chihuahua and Lhasa Apso. They are a wonderful companion for everyone. Their affectionate and fun nature is sure to brighten any place.
The most fascinating fact about their parent, the Lhasa Apso, is that they were originally bred as watchdogs for Buddhist monasteries in Tibet! They were selected for this purpose due to their tiny size and loud bark.
The Chi Apso isn’t as tiny as the Chihuahua parents; however, they still weigh between 10 and 20 pounds. Their double coat, long and thick, must be groomed every week to prevent getting clumped up.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Dalmatian Mix
The hybrid is extremely uncommon, and it’s a mix of the Dalmatian and the Chihuahua, which are both popular breeds. While this mixed breed isn’t widely known, however, the Chimation is well-known for having the traits of both parents.
The Chimation has lost the working and hunting nature that is characteristic of the Dalmatian and is now an animal companion like the Chihuahua. They are still expected to remain loyal to their family and are very loving.
Be aware of the fact that Chimations have a lower tolerance for strangers and smaller children. Therefore, it is essential to socialize them properly to break this habit. The Chimation is taller than the other mixed breeds listed here and is a medium-sized dog.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Miniature Pinscher Mix
The small dogs are a cross between Chihuahua and the Miniature Pinscher. Although they are only 8-12 inches, these small pets are incredibly affectionate and lively.
The Chipin is extremely intelligent, thanks to the Miniature Pinscher parents. They are fast learners who can easily adapt to a variety of methods of training. Their personality makes them ideal for families with children and other pets.
Chipins are easy to maintain and do not require much exercise or many grooming sessions. Regarding nutrition, choose the food specifically designed for the Chihuahua or the mini-pin.
Their coats can grow lengthy, and when you keep their coat short, you don’t have to clean them frequently.
Since Chipins can be territorial, it’s best to get them socialized from a young age.
Breeds: Chihuahua and Scottish Terrier Mix
The fabled designer dog is a mix of the Scottish Terrier and Chihuahua. The Scotchi is among those hybrid breeds that are officially recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club and the International Designer Canine Registry.
Scotchis are great companion dogs; however, they often do not get along with small children. However, proper training and socialization can help to make them more comfortable.
They are awe-inspiring, and their noble nature and sexy attitude give them a unique persona! They’re also tiny, sitting at just 8-11 inches tall and weighing between 16-20 pounds.
With the many different Chihuahua breeds around today, it could be difficult to choose the right one for you and your family! We hope the above list will help you make an informed decision when choosing your next canine friend.
If you’re considering getting a dog, be sure you pay attention to their grooming habits, fitness requirements, and the amount of affection they require.
Whatever breed you choose (and regardless of the breed you choose), they’ll always be your companion because Chihuahuas are faithful dogs. Be sure to treat them with respect, and they’ll make great lap dogs who are calm and well-behaved. They’ll also be affectionate and loving.
This isn’t an exhaustive list. In fact, there are a few dogs that didn’t make it on our top 20 list, such as the Chigi mix, the Chorkie, and the Chiweenie.