Chihuahua (Long Coat)

KC Pedigree, Tiny

Moderate shedding

Good for first time owners

The world's smallest breed of dog, the Chihuahua has one of the biggest canine personalities! Never underestimate these little pocket rockets, who can excel in agility, heelwork to music and other canine sports, and who think they are far larger than they really are.


Attractive to ...

Many people! Whether it's life as a cosmopolitan city dog or as a country canine, the Chi is super adaptable, fitting in with single owners, couples and families of all ages.

Not the best for ...

Those who just want a handbag dog. Yes, Chihuahuas do fit in a handbag and they like accompanying their people wherever they go, but there's a lot more to this little dog than being a cute accessory.


Chihuahua, Chi

Cross between





Really, really small - could almost fit in your pocket.

Exercise Needs

Low (Under 30 minutes)
A walk and a good sniff can be like reading a novel while doing a marathon for a little dog.


Jacket and skinny trousers
Any feathering can get knotty. Some coats self-clean by depositing mud all over the kitchen floor.


Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

12 years

Good first dog?



Julia Fletcher's Chihuahua (Long Coat)s

I have been breeding for over 30 years. I hold numerous dog training and behaviour qualifications as well as breeding. After extensive research and training, I run a canine fertility clinic and so help other people on their breeding journey. My passion is Cavalier King Charles Spaniels but I also breed Long Coat Chihuahuas.


SakuraBloom Chi's

Here at SakuraBloom we are one big fur family. Im Kat and my partners name is Andrew and we bought our first home together back in 2014. We are licensed breeders and we live breathe, sleep and eat with our dogs! I am home 24/7 with our fur family so I get to do all the fun activities throughout the day. Andrew works with heavy machinery in the day and cuddling puppies by night. Andrew has grown up with dogs all his life. As I have always loved every animal growing up but always wanted a dog. Due to parents having high demand jobs we was unable to have a puppy. So when Andrew and I moved into our first home we bought our first dog (Bella) within 2 weeks of moving in! The best decision we ever made!


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