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Beagle + Chihuahua

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Chihuahua and Beagle Mix - a hybrid breed.

This mixed breed is the perfect companion for those who want the loyalty of a beagle with the playfulness of a Chihuahua. With its small stature, the Chihuahua-Beagle mix is perfect for apartments or small homes.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Chihuahua-Beagle mix breed typically has a small stature, with an average height of 30 cm and a weight of 3 kg. They often have a slender and graceful build with long legs in proportion to their body. Their coats can vary in appearance, but are often short and sleek with a variety of colors and markings.

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Cute little black beagle and chihuahua mixed breed dog standing to the side and looking forward to the camera, isolated on white background
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Origin UK - Mexico
Life expectancy 10 - 20 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average - low
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AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised
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Possible character traits of Chihuahua and Beagle mix - Such is probably his nature.

Dog ownership is a big responsibility, and mixed breeds can sometimes be the best of both worlds. Chihuahua and beagle mixes are no exception! These spirited pups are the perfect size for city living, and their combined energy levels make them great walking or running partners.

Their big personalities make them great watchdogs, but their loyalty to their families means they love to snuggle on the couch just as much. Because of their small size, they are relatively easy to train and learn quickly.

A Chihuahua-Beagle mix is a great choice for first-time dog owners or those looking for a low-maintenance companion. And because of their outgoing personality, they are well suited for homes with children and other pets.

What diseases can occur in Chihuahua and Beagle Mix

Epilepsy

Epilepsy is the most common neurological disorder in dogs, and Beagle mixes are no exception. About 5% of all dogs suffer from seizures at some point in their lives, but in Beagle mixes, the rate is closer to 10%. The exact cause of epilepsy is not known, but it is thought to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors. There is no cure for epilepsy, but fortunately most dogs with this condition can be successfully treated with medication.

Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is a condition that affects the hip joints. It is a very painful condition that can lead to lameness and arthritis. Hip dysplasia is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors and is unfortunately quite common in Beagle mixes. The best way to prevent hip dysplasia is to have the hips of the parent dogs examined by a veterinarian before breeding.

Allergies

Allergies are one of the most common health problems in dogs, and Beagle mixes are no exception. Allergies can be triggered by a variety of things, including food, pollen, and dust. Many dogs with allergies require lifelong treatment, which can be very costly.

Cataracts are a common cause of blindness in dogs, and beagle mixes are no exception. Cataracts are caused by a protein buildup in the lens of the eye and can be genetic or acquired. Treatment for cataracts usually involves surgery to remove the affected lens.

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a condition that affects the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones that regulate metabolism, and when it is not functioning properly, the dog's metabolism can slow down. This can lead to a number of problems, including weight gain, hair loss and lethargy. Hypothyroidism is usually treated with medication, but in some cases surgery may be required.

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Chihuahua-Beagle mixes typically have a short, smooth coat that is brown and white in color. They may also have black or tan patches on their fur.

Fur length short - medium
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Standing Ears
Tail lang
Anatomy massive, strong, square, slim
Size ♀ 15 - 38 cm
Weight ♀ 2 - 10 kg
Size ♂ 15 - 41 cm
Weight ♂ 2 - 11 kg
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  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • Hypoglycemia

    If an insulin dose was overdosed or accidentally administered twice, the dog may experience hypoglycemia.

  • Tartar

    If dogs don't get a good food or sugary food, tartar can quickly appear.

  • Eye infections

    Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.

  • This mix typically has the small, delicate features of a Chihuahua with the short, smooth coat of a Beagle. The head is typically triangular in shape with large, alert eyes and floppy ears. The body is compact and muscular with short, strong legs. The tail is usually long and may be tapered or curved.

  • This mix is usually lively, friendly and playful. They can be bold and outgoing or shy and reserved, depending on their individual personalities. They are usually good with children and other animals.

  • This mix usually needs moderate exercise. A daily walk or play session should be sufficient. They are also welcome to participate in dog sports or agility training.

  • This mix typically has a short, smooth coat that is easy to groom. Brushing once or twice a week with a soft brush or comb is usually sufficient. They may also need to be bathed occasionally.

  • This mix is generally a healthy breed. However, they can be prone to some health problems such as patellar luxation, tracheal collapse, epilepsy and hypoglycemia.

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