Chihuahua Breed Info
We all have a basic idea of what your average Chihuahua looks like, but did you know that it is classified by the type of coat it has? The two main types of Chihuahua Coat, the smooth coat and long coat/long-haired Chihuahua.
In the smooth coat variety, the texture is smooth, glossy, and coarser than the hair of a long coat. Some Chihuahuas dog
On the other hand, a long-haired Chihuahua Coat texture is soft and can be flat or have soft curls. The ears have a cute fringe and the tail has full hair. The Chihuahua’s feet and legs have slight feathering, the hind legs have “pants,” and the neck should have a larger ruff.
A thin coat Chihuahua would normally be a disqualification for the show. Many breeders state that the long coat Chihuahua has a gentler temperament than that of a short coat Chihuahua (although some people disagree). Long coats shed, but as the short coat, it is minimal.
Generally, a long-haired Chihuahua will need to be cleaned more often than the short coat. The front side of the coat on the chest, called the bib, can get dirty and matted.
You also want to keep the rear end of a long coat Chiwawa clean since