Bullhuahua:English Bulldog and Chihuahua Mix
Facts & Origin
English Bulldog and Chihuahua mix - a hybrid breed.
This cross is a perfect example of a "designer dog", combining two popular breeds to create a low-hair companion ideal for city life. The English Bulldog brings its gentle and loving personality to the mix, while the Chihuahua adds its own spirited nature, resulting in a fun-loving pup that will keep you entertained for hours.
|Origin||UK / Mexico|
|Life expectancy||10 - 20 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of English Bulldog and Chihuahua mix - Such is probably his nature.
The English Bulldog and Chihuahua mix is a sturdy, good-natured dog that is perfect for families with young children. This mix is a great watchdog, as it is very protective of its family and home. Like most bulldogs, they can be stubborn and willful, but with the right training and socialization, they can be well behaved dogs.
This cross is a relatively new breed, and so there is not a lot of information about them. However, we do know that they have inherited the best traits from both parents. They are intelligent and alert, like the Chihuahua, but also calm and gentle, like the Bulldog.
The English Bulldog-Chihuahua mix is not an energetic dog, so it does not need a lot of exercise. 2-3 normal walks or a play session in the backyard is enough to keep them happy and healthy. They are also relatively easy to train as they learn quickly and please their owners.
This mixed breed is a good choice for families looking for a loyal and loving companion who will also protect his home. If you are considering adding an English Bulldog-Chihuahua mix to your family, be sure to do your research and find a reputable provider. There are many torture breeds and "breeders" out there. Keep away from them and avoid animal suffering!
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in English Bulldog and Chihuahua mix.
Like any mixed breed, the English Bulldog-Chihuahua mix can inherit health problems from both parents. Some of the most common health problems in this breed are:
- Allergies: both Bulldogs and Chihuahuas are prone to allergies. The most common symptom is itchy, red skin. If your dog scratches a lot, be sure to have him examined by a veterinarian to rule out allergies.
- Hip Dysplasia: This is a common problem in both Bulldogs and Chihuahuas. Hip dysplasia is a condition in which the hip joint does not fit properly into the socket. This can cause pain and lameness.
- Patellar luxation: this is a condition where the kneecap slips out of position. It can be painful and cause lameness.
- Heart Disease: Both Bulldogs and Chihuahuas are prone to heart disease. The most common form in this breed is pulmonary stenosis, a narrowing of the pulmonary valve. This can lead to breathing problems and even heart failure.
- Eye problems: Bulldogs and Chihuahuas are both prone to what is called cherry eye. This is when the tear gland pops out of its normal position and looks like a cherry. This can be very uncomfortable and may require surgery to correct.
- Weight Problems: Both Bulldogs and Chihuahuas tend to gain weight easily. This can lead to all sorts of health problems, so it is important that your dog maintains a healthy weight.
- Brachycephalic Syndrome: This is a condition that affects short-nosed breeds like Bulldogs and Pugs. It can cause breathing problems, heat intolerance and a number of other problems.
The best way to keep the English Bulldog-Chihuahua mix healthy is to take good care of it and take it to the vet regularly.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The English Bulldog-Chihuahua mix is a small dog with a short, smooth coat. The coat is typically brown or black, with white markings on the chest and feet. The English Bulldog Chihuahua mix has a unique appearance, with a large head and muscular body. They usually weigh between 13-15 kg and are 45-50 cm long. They have a short, dense coat that comes in a variety of colors.
|Fur length||short - medium|
|Ear shape||Floppy Ear - Standing Ears|
|Tail||stubby - lang|
|Anatomy||muscular, massive, square, hefty, slim|
|Size ♀||15 - 40 cm|
|Weight ♀||2 - 35 kg|
|Size ♂||15 - 40 cm|
|Weight ♂||2 - 23 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, Seniors, Children|
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Can be hereditary in certain breeds.
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
If an insulin dose was overdosed or accidentally administered twice, the dog may experience hypoglycemia.
If dogs don't get a good food or sugary food, tartar can quickly appear.
Puppies of this mix can either more closely resemble the English Bulldog or the Chihuahua, or be a perfect 50/50 mix of the two. They can have the short, stocky build of the Bulldog with the long ears and big eyes of the Chihuahua or the small, compact body of the Chihuahua with the short muzzle and wrinkles of the Bulldog. No matter what they look like, these puppies are absolutely adorable!
Adult English Bulldogs and Chihuahua mixes usually weigh between 13-15 kg and are 45-50 cm long.
The life expectancy of an English Bulldog and Chihuahua mix is usually 10 to 12 years.
Yes! These puppies are usually great with children as long as they are properly socialized and trained. They may be a little too small and fragile for very young children, but they usually do well with school age children and above.
Occasionally. However, they are not known to be barky.
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