Hybrid Breed

Chihuahua + Pekinese


Chihuahua and Pekinese mix - a hybrid breed.

This energetic little mix is the result of crossing a Chihuahua with a Pekingese. They are alert and curious and make excellent watchdogs. They can be quite headstrong and therefore need consistent training from a young age.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Chihuahua-Pekinese mix has a small, compact body and a short coat. They typically weigh between 1-3 kg and are 20-30 cm tall. They have large, pointed ears and a long, narrow muzzle. Their tail is typically curled over their back.

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

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

Welcome to the potential owners of a Chihuahua-Pekinese mix! This spirited and loyal pup is sure to bring you endless love and companionship. But before you choose this fun dog, you should know a few things about its character and what it means to be a responsible owner.

This hybrid breed is the result of crossing a Chihuahua with a Pekingese. It can also be referred to as a Pekahuahua. These dogs are small and usually weigh between 1-3 kg. They have a life expectancy of 10 to 12 years.

In terms of personality, the Chi-Pekingese is a confident and playful dog. They learn quickly and are very intelligent. However, they can also be stubborn and willful. They are known to be loyal and faithful to their family and make excellent watchdogs.

The Chi-Pekingese is not a demanding dog, but they do need some daily exercise to stay healthy and happy. A short walk or a play session in the backyard will suffice. They are content to hang around the house and don't need a lot of space.

This mixed breed does not need a lot of grooming, but does need to be brushed regularly to prevent matting and tangles. It cleans up on average.

Now that you have learned a little more about the Chi-Pekingese, let's talk about what a responsible owner needs. First and foremost, you need to provide this dog with love, attention and care. A Chi-Pekingese is not a pet that you just put down and forget about.

Secondly, you must be willing to train the Chi-Pekingese. They are intelligent dogs and can learn tricks and commands quickly. However, they can also be stubborn. Positive reinforcement training methods are the best way to get them to listen.

Finally, be prepared for some health issues. The Chi-Pekingese is prone to certain diseases such as patellar luxation, heart disease and respiratory problems. Regular veterinary checkups and a healthy diet will help prevent these problems.

What diseases can occur in Chihuahua and Pekinese mix.

When it comes to health, the Chihuahua and Pekinese mix is a fairly hardy and resilient breed. However, like all dogs, they are prone to certain health problems. Some of the most common health problems in Chihuahua-Pekinese mixes include:

  1. Dental problems: Because of their small jaws, Chihuahua Pekingese mixes are prone to dental problems such as over-jawing, misaligned teeth, and tooth decay. Therefore, it is important to brush their teeth regularly and have them examined by a veterinarian on a regular basis.
  2. Dislocated kneecap: This is a condition where the kneecap (patella) slips out of position. It can be painful and may require surgery to correct.
  3. Elbow Dysplasia: This is a condition of the elbow joint that can cause pain and lameness. It is common in larger dog breeds, but can also affect smaller breeds such as the Chihuahua-Pekinese mix.
  4. Bladder stones: Bladder stones are a common problem in small dog breeds, and the Chihuahua-Pekinese mix is no exception. These stones can cause pain and difficulty urinating and may need to be surgically removed.
  5. Heart Problems: Some Chihuahua Pekingese mixes are born with congenital heart defects that can lead to heart failure and death. Therefore, it is important to have your dog examined regularly by a veterinarian and to monitor him for signs of heart problems.

This dog breed has a short and smooth coat. The most common colors for this breed are black, brown and white. However, there is also a wide variety of colors and patterns that can be found in this breed. The most common colors are black, brown and white. However, there is also a wide variety of colors and patterns that can be found in this breed.

Fur length medium - long
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Standing Ears - Triangle
Tail lang - fanned out
Anatomy slim, strong
Size ♀ 15 - 23 cm
Weight ♀ 2 - 6 kg
Size ♂ 15 - 23 cm
Weight ♂ 2 - 6 kg
Suitable For Children, Seniors, Beginner, Seniors
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Denture malocclusions

    Malocclusions of the dentition often occur in dogs with short muzzles.

  • Shortness of breath

    Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.

  • Bronchitis

    Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.

  • Disc problems

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

  • A cross between a Chihuahua and a Pekinese is also known as a Peki-Chi or Chi-Pek. These dogs are a mix of two popular toy breeds and are known to be small, affectionate and lively.

  • A Peki-Chi typically has the head and facial features of a Pekingese, but the small, compact body of a Chihuahua. These dogs usually have a long, dense coat that can be either straight or wavy, and they come in a variety of colors, including black, brown, white, and cream.

  • Peki Chis are small dogs that usually weigh between 1-3 kg and are 20-30 cm tall to the shoulder.

  • Peki Chis are generally friendly and outgoing dogs that enjoy being with people. They can be very playful and energetic, but also have a relaxed, gentle side. These dogs are usually good with children and other pets.

  • Yes, Peki Chis make great family dogs. They are loving and affectionate dogs that enjoy spending time with their owners. They are also relatively easy to train and are not known for barking or chewing.

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