• Nov 13, 2018


The history of breed of a chihuahua is full of legends and myths. There are no exact data on origin of a chihuahua.

Chihuahua on Photo Hands On a photo: dog of breed of a chihuahua. Photo:

One of hypotheses consists that chihuahuas as breed arose on the earth of Aztecs. One more theory connects the history of breed of a chihuahua with lands of Toltecs – ancient Indian tribes and also with the Maya civilization. The third version transfers ancestors of a chihuahua to Egypt. Also attribute to these dogs the Japanese, Chinese and Maltese roots and even alien origin.

Anyway, the history of breed of a chihuahua originates in depth of centuries. And these dogs are obliged by the name to the province located in the north of Mexico. Exactly there for the first time found a chihuahua in their modern look.

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unity is in that why people needed these dogs. There is a legend according to which chihuahuas grew up on meat, other version is directly opposite and does these dogs by sacred animals. It is considered also that chihuahuas of a silver-blue color played a role of harnitel of the Blue stone of Indians.

As independent breed of a chihuahua for the first time recognized in the USA. For the first time they were presented at an exhibition in Philadelphia in 1884. The American club of fans of breed was formed in 1923, and in 1949 created the English club of fans of a chihuahua. 1954 was marked by adoption of the first Anglo-American standard of breed of a chihuahua.

In 1956 the breed was divided into a long-haired and short-haired version. It is considered that in sleek-haired chihuahuas blood of toy terriers, and in long-haired – papilyon and the Pomeranian spitz-dogs also flows.

Today the chihuahua is considered national breed of Mexico. These tiny doggies around the world (they steadily enter the twenty of the most popular breeds) are popular, but especially there are a lot of them in Great Britain, Canada, the USA and Latin America.


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