Chestie:Chihuahua and West Highland White Terrier Mix
Facts & Origin
Chihuahua and West Highland White Terrier mix - a hybrid breed
Looking for a small but spirited companion? That's the Chihuahua-West Highland White Terrier mix! These puppies have inherited the best traits from both parents. They are loyal, loving and fiercely protective of their family.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Chihuahua West Highland White Terrier mix has a slender body with a weight of 3 kg and a height of 20 cm. He has a short, white coat with black markings and large, dark eyes. His ears are pointed and he has a long, slender tail.
|Origin||Mexico / Scotland|
|Life expectancy||12 - 20 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|Activity level||low - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Chihuahua and West Highland White Terrier mix - Such is probably his nature.
The Chihuahua/West Highland White Terrier mix is a very loving and loyal companion. They make excellent family dogs as they are very affectionate towards children and other pets. However, they are also very good at protecting their family and home, which makes them excellent watchdogs. This breed is also generally very intelligent and learns tricks and commands easily.
The Chihuahua/West Highland White Terrier mix is a small to medium sized dog with a compact and strong build. They have a short, smooth coat that is typically white with brown or black markings. Their ears are pointed and their tails are long and tapered.
This breed is relatively healthy, although they can be prone to certain health disorders such as patellar luxation, hypoglycemia, and congenital deafness. However, with proper care and exercise, these dogs can live long and happy lives.
So if you're looking for a loving, loyal, and intelligent companion that also makes a great guard dog, the Chihuahua and West Highland White Terrier mix could be just the pet for you!
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Chihuahua and West Highland White Terrier mix.
One of the most popular mixed breeds is the Chihuahua-West Highland White Terrier mix. As with any mixed breed, there is no guarantee as to what health problems this mix may be prone to. However, there are some health problems that are common in both Chihuahuas and West Highland White Terriers.
One of the most common health problems in Chihuahuas is patellar luxation. This is a condition where the kneecap slips out of position. This can be painful and may require surgery.
West Highland White Terriers are also prone to a number of health problems. One of the most common is deafness, which can be caused by a genetic defect. Westies are also prone to a condition called copper storage disease, which can lead to liver problems.
Since health problems can occur in both breeds, it is important to take your Chihuahua-West Highland White Terrier mix to the vet regularly. This way, problems can be caught early and your dog will have the best chance of living a long and healthy life.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The coat of a Chihuahua-West Highland White Terrier mix is usually white with brown or black patches. The color of the coat can vary depending on the specific mix of the two breeds.
|Ear shape||Standing Ears|
|Tail||lang - short|
|Size ♀||15 - 30 cm|
|Weight ♀||2 - 7 kg|
|Size ♂||15 - 28 cm|
|Weight ♂||2 - 10 kg|
|Suitable For||Children, Seniors|
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
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.
Malocclusions of the dentition often occur in dogs with short muzzles.
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.
A Chihuahua and West Highland White Terrier mix is a cross between two purebred dogs - a Chihuahua and a West Highland White Terrier. These mixed breeds are sometimes referred to as Westiehuahua.
The appearance of a Chihuahua and West Highland White Terrier mix can vary depending on which parent dog they mimic more. However, most mixed breeds are small to medium in size and have a short, white coat. They also have erect ears and long legs.
Both Chihuahuas and West Highland White Terriers are bred to be companion dogs, so it's no surprise that their mixed breeds make great companions as well. They are usually friendly, loyal and loving dogs that love to spend time with their family.
Yes, Chihuahua and West Highland White Terrier mixes tend to make great pets. They usually get along well with children and other pets and are loyal, loving companions.
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