Chihuahua-Rat Terrier Mix is a wonderful cross for anyone who wants a frisky and kittenish dog that demands very little care, but a lot of attention and affection. There are some rather intriguing facts about this mixed dog breed.
As the name implies, this dog breed is the combination of a Chihuahua and a Terrier. It is a Toy dog that offers you the best of both worlds – the comical and loyal nature of a Chihuahua and the boldness and high spirit of the Terrier. These qualities make this mix an outstanding pet, especially when space is an issue in your home.
An Australian cattle dog (blue heeler) Chihuahua mix is an unusual combination. Heelers, or Australian cattle dogs are high-energy dogs weighing up to 50 pounds while Chihuahuas are tough, small dogs weighing up to 6 pounds. Both breeds live into their teens, so the mix will likely have a long life.
The chihuahuas are the smallest dogs in the world, and you can easily carry them around in your pocket. They have been named after the place 'Chihuahua' in Mexico. They are graceful, alert, swift-moving and lively.