Chihuahua Breed Standard
Group: All chihuahuas, whatever size or coat length are part of the Toy breed group
Classification: all chihuahuas fall into the Long or Short Coat category
Appearance: Graceful, Alert, Saucy expression appearance
Temperament : Intelligent, affectionate, reserved towards strangers, can be stubborn!
Weight: Well balanced 6lbs and under
Coat : Smooth, close to body and glossy
Colour: Chihuahuas come in every colour. Merles are disqualified in showing.
Head shape: Well-rounded apple-dome skull with lean cheeks and jaws. Muzzle moderately short and slightly pointed.
Ears: Large ears held erect when alert and at a 45 degree angle when relaxed.
Body: Level top line (back) and slightly Longer than they are tall
Info from the Canadian Kennel Club. For more information on the chihuahua breed standard visit CKC Chihuahua Breed Standard