Hybrid Breed

Griffon Bruxellois + Chihuahua

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Griffon Bruxellois and Chihuahua Mix - a hybrid breed

The Griffon Bruxellois and Chihuahua Mix is an energetic, lovable dog breed mix. They have the compactness of their Chihuahua parent and the bolder characteristics of the Belgian Griffon Bruxellois. These are intelligent, but also love to go for long walks. Therefore, they are often found along hiking and biking trails. Although they are small, they appreciate playing with other dogs. They are loyal and guard their home and family faithfully. They like to snuggle up in their owners' arms and take a good afternoon nap. So they are a perfect blend of a loving Chihuahua and a curious, brave Griffin Bruxellois.

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Origin Belgium / Mexico
Life expectancy 12 - 20 years
Care requirements high-maintenance - low-maintenance
Activity level low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised
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Possible character traits of Chussel Mix - Such is probably his nature.

A Griffon Bruxellois and Chihuahua mix breed is a fascinating and intelligent little dog. This Griffon Chihuahua cross is a combination of the two original breeds, which together produce an affectionate, beautifully formed dog. Most Chussels have a very soft coat that can come in a variety of colors. Their coats are dense and short, with fawn or brown being the most common colors.

The Grillon Chihuahua mix is a very loyal, affectionate and loving dog. They are very quick, curious and energetic, but at the same time very lovable. Although they cannot be used as guard dogs due to their size, they are usually considered loyal friends and companions.

This breed is very intelligent and always wants to learn. They are very lively and have a lively temperament. They like to be encouraged and entertained - either through play or training. But they also need quiet times where they can relax and recuperate.

The Chussel is a very sweet and loving dog that builds a strong bond with its owner. It is important that they receive attention and affection from their owners to keep them healthy and happy. In general, the Grillon Chihuahua mix is a lovable, loyal and faithful dog. They are an interesting breed that have a lively temperament, intelligence, energy and a love for learning. They will always accompany their owners with love and affection if they receive the attention and affection they need.

Character

  • touchy
  • companionable
  • concentrated
  • vigilant
  • inquisitive
  • awake
  • attentive
  • barking
  • active
  • dedicated
  • sociable
  • alive
  • brave

Usage

  • Companion Dog
  • Family Dog
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What diseases can occur in Griffon Bruxellois and Chihuahua mix.

Griffon Bruxellois Chihuahua mixes are a popular breed. They are energetic, affectionate and can also serve as a guard dog. However, these mixed breeds have some known diseases that can cause them problems.

Some of the most common conditions found in this breed include allergies, heart problems, eye problems, and hip problems. Allergies can be caused by various things such as dust, mold, pollen, pet dander, etc. Heart problems are usually congenital and need to be treated by a veterinarian. Eye problems can be caused by skin disease, inflammation or allergies. Hip problems can occur due to poor diet or lack of exercise.

Some other health problems can also be transmitted. One example is ear infections caused by bacteria or viruses. Since the skin of Griffon Bruxellois Chihuahua mixes is very sensitive, they are also prone to skin conditions such as eczema and allergies.

It is important that dog owners* recognize the symptoms of these diseases so they can be treated early. Regular checkups with a veterinarian can help prevent serious health problems. Proper diet and physical activity are also very important to maintain a dog's health.

These diseases should not be considered as a reason not to have a Griffon Bruxellois Chihuahua mongrel. As long as you always follow the recommendations of the vet and have a good diet and exercise plan, you can live long and happily with your dog.

The coat texture and color of a Griffon Bruxellois and Chihuahua mixed breed are different. Most of this breed have a short, thicker, long-lasting hair that is silky and fluffy. There are many different shades, but the most popular are brown and black with white. Usually the outer hair of the breed is very long and dense, but it is not very harsh. Depending on the specific dog, the coat color can also be reddish brown, cream or tan. These colors are often mixed together with white patches. In addition, the coat texture can vary from dog to dog, but most are smooth, straight, woolly or curly.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Chussel is a small, attractive breed with a very unusual combination of characteristics. She has a shaggy, long-haired, sand to cream coat, with dark markings over her eyes and down her back. Her body measurements are very similar to the conventional Griffon Bruxellois. She has a shoulder height of about 20-25 cm and weighs between 2-4.5 kg. Their physique is compact and muscular, thanks to the Chihuahua genes. The muzzle and nose are often round, the eyes are medium-sized and bright, the ears are pendulous and set high.

Fur length medium
Fur rough-haired - flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears
Tail short - lang
Anatomy slim, square
Size ♀ 15 - 25 cm
Weight ♀ 2 - 6 kg
Size ♂ 15 - 30 cm
Weight ♂ 2 - 6 kg
Suitable For Beginner, Children, Seniors
  • Breathing problems

    Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Spinal disorders

    However, as the dog ages, this elasticity can be lost and completely inhibited by diseases such as spondylosis.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A Griffon Chihuahua is a hybrid breed consisting of a Griffon Bruxellois and a Chihuahua.

  • Griffon Chihuahuas are affectionate, lively, intelligent and loyal. They are very friendly and affectionate towards people as well as other dogs.

  • Griffon Chihuahuas can range from 6 to 10 inches tall (about 15-25 cm), depending on the parents.

  • Griffon Chihuahuas are small dogs and require little grooming. They need regular brushing to remove knots and tangles.

  • No, Griffon Chihuahuas are not demanding, but it is important to choose a high quality food that meets their nutritional needs.

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