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Chiweenies – Nickname: Mexican Hotdogs

Chiweenies:  Chihuahua / Dachshund Hybrid

The Chiweenie is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Chihuahua and the Dachshund. The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed. Not all of these designer hybrid dogs being bred are 50% purebred to 50% purebred. It is very common for breeders to breed multi-generation crosses.

Chiweenies are fascinating because no two that I have ever seen that look alike, probably because there are so many variations of both Chihuahuas and Dachshunds.  I have also heard them called Dachschis, but Chiweenie is the registered name for this generally sweet hybrid designer dog. At least our 3 are all loveable lickers, which they get from the Dachshund side but they are also independent, which they get from their Chihuahua mom. 

Recognized Names:
American Canine Hybrid Club = Chiweenie
Designer Dogs Kennel Club = Chiweenie
International Designer Canine Registry® = Chiweenie

Chiweenies, in general, have great dispositions!!

Daphnee, a 3 ½ year old Miniature Dachshund / Chihuahua mix (Chiweenie)

Daphnee is a Miniature Dachshund / Chihuahua mix. "Her mother was the Dachshund and dad the Chihuahua.

Gus, the Dachshund / Chihuahua mix (Chiweenie) at 9 months old

Gus, the Dachshund / Chihuahua mix (Chiweenie) at 9 months old. "This picture really shows the Dachshund on him."

"Jager’s Dad is a purebred Miniature Brindle Dachshund (he has the exact coloring) and his mom is a red Chiweenie (half Mini Dachshund half Chihuahua)."

Taffy is half long-haired Dachshund and half Chihuahua.

Luigi Von Hunkledink Sabo is full grown and only 6 pounds. His mother was a Dachshund, father was a Toy Chihuahua.

Gus, the Dachshund / Chihuahua mix (Chiweenie) at 6 months old

Gus, the Dachshund / Chihuahua mix (Chiweenie) at 6 months old.

Gus, the Dachshund / Chihuahua mix (Chiweenie) at 2 months old

Gus, the Dachshund / Chihuahua mix (Chiweenie) – at 2 months old.

Chalupa, the Chihuahua-Dachshund mix (Chiweenie) at 8 months old

Chalupa, the Chihuahua-Dachshund mix (Chiweenie) at 8 months old.

Chalupa, the Chihuahua-Dachshund mix (Chiweenie) at 8 months old

Chalupa, the Chihuahua-Dachshund mix (Chiweenie) at 8 months old.

CoCo, the Dachshund / Chihuahua mix (Chiweenie). "Her mother is a miniature brown haired Dachshund and her dad is a long haired Chihuahua."

PJ, a Chiweenie at 11 years old

"PJ, at age 11. PJ lounging poolside after a dip in the pool.

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Apachi, at age 4, Dad was a Dachshund and Mom was a Chihuahua

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Angelina, at age 3, (attending a B-Day party in photo) is 3/4 Chihuahua and 1/4 Dachshund (Apachi above is her dad and her Mom is a purebred 1/2 long-haired 1/2 short haired Fawn faced Chihuahua)

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Princess, at age 3.  Princess is 3/4 Chihuahua and 1/4 Dachshund (Apachi above is her dad and her Mom is a purebred 1/2 long-haired 1/2 short haired Fawn faced Chihuahua)

Magnum, at age 18-Months. Magnum is 3/4 Chihuahua and 1/4 Dachshund (Apachi above is her dad and her Mom is a purebred 1/2 long-haired 1/2 short haired Fawn faced Chihuahua)

Goji Posing for the Camera - 04.25.09

Goji, at age 2.  Goji is 3/4 Chihuahua and 1/4 Dachshund (Apachi above is her dad and her Mom is a purebred 1/2 long-haired 1/2 short haired Fawn faced Chihuahua)

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Chiweenie Pups Angelina, Princess, Goji and Magnum at age 22-days with their Chihuahua Mom, Angel, Age 3 (a purebred 1/2 long-haired 1/2 short haired Fawn faced Chihuahua)

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h/t: dog breed info

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November 27, 2010 - Posted by | Animal or Pet Related Stories, Chihuahua, Chiweenie, Dogs, Just One More Pet, Pets

4 Comments »

  1. […] hearts that only a dog could fill. I went to the shelter and saw this little chihuahua/daschund (a Chiweenie as they are called) in a crate with the little puppies. She didn’t say a word when they took […]

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  2. […] sweet little guy, Apachi… a Chiweenie (half-Chihuahua/half-wiener dog or Dachshund), turned 6-years-old on March 28th.  Happy […]

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  3. […] sweet little guy, Apachi… a Chiweenie (half-Chihuahua/half-wiener dog or Dachshund), turned 7-years-old on March 28th. Happy Birthday […]

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  4. […] have been a doggie breakfast. But in just 30 seconds, the luck of a tiny Chihuahua-wiener dog, a chiweenie, named Trixxie turned, thanks to the loyalty of a canine friend. While the little black chiweenie […]

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