Hybrid Breed

Chihuahua + Miniature Schnauzer


Chihuahua and Miniature Schnauzer mix - a hybrid breed.

This fun-loving mixed breed is the perfect combination of two of the most popular breeds around. The Chihuahua and Miniature Schnauzer are both known for their loyalty and affection, and this mix is no different. With their playful personalities and love of being petted, this breed is the perfect addition to any family.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix is a small dog breed that typically weighs between 3 and 4 kg and is between 20 and 30 cm tall. They have a short coat that is usually black, brown or white and a distinctively shaped head with large, erect ears. Their body is compact and muscular, and they have relatively short legs.

Alternate Name -
Origin Mexico / Germany
Life expectancy 12 - 20 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level low - high
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Chihuahua and Schnauzer mix - Such is probably his nature.

Chihuahuas and Miniature Schnauzers are both small, intelligent dog breeds. They are also both popular choices for pet ownership. A mix of these two breeds is not as common, but is becoming more popular as people learn the many benefits of having such a dog.

The Chihuahua is the smallest dog breed in the world and is known for its great personality. Chihuahuas are loyal and loving dogs that make excellent companions. They are also relatively easy to care for and can live up to 20 years.

The Miniature Schnauzer is a German dog breed that was originally bred as a pedigree dog. Today, Miniature Schnauzers are often kept as pets. They are intelligent, playful and affectionate dogs that make excellent family pets. Miniature Schnauzers usually live to be 13-16 years old.

The Chihuahua Mini Schnauzer mix is a hybrid dog breed that combines the best characteristics of both breeds. These dogs are small, energetic and loving. They make excellent companion dogs and are relatively low maintenance. With a life expectancy of 15-20 years, they are a long-term commitment.

When choosing a Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix, it is important to find a reputable breeder. This mix is not yet recognized by the American Kennel Club, so there are no official standards for this breed. This means that there is a greater chance of health problems with these dogs if they are not bred responsibly.

Before you get a Chihuahua-Schnauzer mix, do your research. These dogs can make great pets, but they are not for everyone. Be prepared to give your new furry friend plenty of exercise, socialization and love.


  • awake
  • attentive
  • barking
  • active
  • dedicated
  • sociable
  • alive
  • brave
  • fiery
  • friendly
  • fearless
  • obedient
  • intelligent
  • concentrated


  • Companion Dog
  • Family Dog
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What diseases can occur in Chihuahua and Miniature Schnauzer mix.

The Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix is a popular mixed breed. They are known to be a healthy breed, however, some health problems have been documented in these dogs. The most common health problems in Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzers include congenital deafness, epilepsy, patellar luxation and hypoglycemia. These health problems are not common, but can occur in this breed.

The Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix has a soft, silky coat that is typically dark brown or black. The coat may also have some white markings. The coat is medium in length and does not require much grooming.

Fur length medium
Fur flat coated - rough-haired
Ear shape Standing Ears - Tilt-ear
Tail lang
Anatomy slim, muscular
Size ♀ 15 - 39 cm
Weight ♀ 2 - 8 kg
Size ♂ 15 - 39 cm
Weight ♂ 2 - 9 kg
Suitable For Children, Seniors
  • 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.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • 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 Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix is a cross between a Chihuahua and a Miniature Schnauzer.

  • A Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix usually has the small size and smooth coat of a Chihuahua with the longer legs and wiry coat of a Miniature Schnauzer.

  • A Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix usually weighs 3 to 4 kg and grows 8 to 12 centimeters tall at the shoulder.

  • A Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix usually lives between 10 and 15 years.

  • A Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer mix is prone to the same health problems as either parent, including dental problems, obesity, hypoglycemia and tracheal collapse.

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