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Chi-Poo

The Chi-Poo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Chihuahua and the Mini Poodle breed. The Chi-Poo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).

  • Country of Origin: N/A
  • Weight: 5 - 12 lbs
  • Height: 8 - 13 inches
  • Color: The coat can be solid or a combination of colors.

Breed Characteristics

Size
Activity
Children
Other Dogs
Grooming
Watch
Guard
Trainability

The Chi-Poo is intelligent, active and playful. This breed is spunky and makes a great watch dog. With their high level of energy they love to play in the yard with their owners.

The Chi-Poo life expectancy is between 13 – 16 years. Health concerns to watch for in this breed are:
• Luxating Patellas
• Seizures
• Ear Infections
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.

Coat:

Their coat exhibits three coat varities: smooth coat (short hair), long hair and wire hair.

Coat Color:
The coat can be solid or a combination of colors.

Coat Care:

Grooming varies between the shorthaired and longhaired Chi-Poo. The shorthaired version of this breed needs to be brushed 2 -3 times per week to keep a healthy coat. The longhaired on the other hand may need to be brushed on a daily basis.