Chihuahua Puppies for Sale

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Breed Group: Toy
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The Chihuahua is the smallest of all breeds and has the distinction of being the oldest breed in America. They were named after the Chihuahua region in Mexico. It is believed that this breed descended from an ancient breed that was larger in size and highly prized by Aztec royalty. This breed erupted onto the national scene as a “must have” dog for a few reasons. The old Taco Bell television commercial, “Yo Quiero Taco Bell?”, featured a Chihuahua. This TV commercial quickly ascended the Chihuahua in popularity simultaneously referring this breed as "The Taco Bell Dog". Their popularity also grew as the rich and famous were often seen carting these small dogs around in stylish oversized purses. What's their appeal? The tiny dog and its feisty attitude coupled with long lasting, enduring loyalty, colorful expressive face, large round eyes and small stature makes this breed one of the most appealing sought after breeds today.
The Chihuahua is a very individualistic, highly intelligent breed. They each have their own unique personality, so only a few generalizations can be made. They are commonly referred to as a "Chi". They are energetic, graceful, and display a human-like expression. Their life span is the longest of any size dog.
The Chihuahua is deeply devoted and fiercely loyal. They typically become extremely attached to one or two people. They are bold, fearless, and highly protective of their masters. They thrive on inordinate amounts of attention. The Chihuahua is by nature gentle, loving, and sweet-tempered. They are wary of strangers and make excellent watchdogs. This breed is not well suited for children or other pets. However, they are sociable with their own kind. Chihuahuas are excellent companions in the right circumstances. They have big dog personalities but most of the times they don’t realize how small they really are. Aggressive tendencies are common amongst this breed especially towards other dogs both large and small. Their aggressive tendencies can make strolls through a park or busy city street difficult without having properly socialized them from puppyhood. A study shown in "The Journal of Applied Animal Behavior Science" found this breed to be one of the top breeds most likely to bite a person or begin an altercation with another dog.
The Chihuahua requires minimal grooming. The Smooth coat variety requires only occasional brushing. The Long coat variety should be brushed several times a week with a soft bristle brush. Both varieties only need bathing once a month using a mild shampoo. Special care must be given to not get water into their ears as they are prone to ear infections. Dental hygiene is a must to prevent tooth loss. The health issues that affect this breed include slipped stifles, open font or soft spot, eye problems, and heart disease. The Chihuahua does not tolerate cold climates and must be protected when taken outside.
The Chihuahua coat comes in two varieties: The Smooth and Long coat. The Smooth coat has a glossy, soft, and close coat which is full textured over the entire body, but quite scanty on the head and ears. The Long coat has a soft, longer coat that can be slightly curly or flat. This variety does have an under-coat. Either coat type comes in a variety of colors such as fawn, brown, black, and white. The coat may be solid in color, marked with splashes of color, or tri-color. They are an average shedder.
Most of this breeds tendencies can be encouraged from gentle, compassionate training starting from puppyhood. Concentrating on training and socializing your puppy from an early age will prevent the Chihuahua from becoming a little tyrant or from exhibiting bad behavior or bad manners often discouraged in larger breed dogs. Unfortunately, too many people who buy a Chihuahua often let their puppy rule the roost which complicates matters for reversing their learned acceptable behavior. The Chihuahua can be difficult to train, but with patience, love, and consistency they do well. They respond best to continued positive reinforcement. Chihuahuas can be housetrained by either the crate method or the paper training method. Early, extensive, and intensive socialization is an absolute must for this breed and the importance cannot be expressed enough.
Do you live in an apartment or condo that allows dogs? The Chihuahua is an excellent apartment or condominium dweller. The majority of their exercise needs can be met indoors by playing with toys, running throughout the house and through play sessions. Chihuahuas absolutely love going for a walk with their owners and greatly benefit from daily walks. When taking your Chihuahua out for a walk we recommend using a hardness rather than a leash given their delicate neck and bone structure.
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6-9 inches
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How much do Chihuahua puppies for sale cost?

The cost for a Chihuahua puppy for sale varies greatly and depends on many factors such as the breeders' location, reputation, litter size, lineage of the puppy, breed popularity (supply and demand), training, socialization efforts, breed lines and much more. Before searching "Chihuahua puppies for sale near me", review their average cost below.

The current median price for all Chihuahuas for sale is $1,650.00. This is the price you can expect to budget for a Chihuahua with papers but without breeding rights nor show quality. Expect to pay less for a Chihuahua puppy for sale without papers, however, we do not recommend buying a puppy without papers.

Looking for a Chihuahua puppy with a superior lineage? Are you trying to determine how much a Chihuahua with breeding rights and papers would cost? You should expect to pay a premium for a Chihuahua puppy with breeding rights or even Chihuahuas for sale advertised as show quality with papers. You should budget anywhere from $4,300 upwards to $10,000 or even more for Chihuahua puppies for sale with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Chihuahuas for sale is $900.

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What can I expect to pay for a Chihuahua puppy near me?

Median Price: $1,650.00
Average Price: $900.00
Top Quality: $4,300.00 to $10,000.00

*Data sourced from 32570 Chihuahua puppies for sale across the United States on

Annual cost of owning a Chihuahua puppy for sale

When googling "Chihuahua puppy for sale near me" it is important to understand the associated costs of owning a dog. The annual cost or "upkeep" is often overlooked when determining a Chihuahuas true ownership cost. When calculating your budget make sure you account for the price of food, vaccines, heartworm, deworming, flea control, vet bills, spay/neuter fees, grooming, dental care, food, training and supplies such as a collar, leash, crate, bed, bowls, bones, and toys. All of these items can add up quickly so make sure you estimate anywhere from $500 - $2,000 or more for the first year then about $500 - $1,000 or more every year thereafter to meet the annual financial obligations of your growing, loving dog.

Most Popular Chihuahua Puppy for Sale Names for 2023

We've compiled the top 20 male and female Chihuahua names for 2023 after analyzing 32570 Chihuahua puppies for sale.
  • 1. Bella
  • 2. Tiny
  • 3. Chico
  • 4. Peanut
  • 5. Coco
  • 6. Daisy
  • 7. Princess
  • 8. Charlie
  • 9. Hershey
  • 10. Max
  • 11. Buddy
  • 12. Teddy
  • 13. Lilly
  • 14. Toby
  • 15. Buster
  • 16. Mocha
  • 17. Molly
  • 18. Angel
  • 19. Chih
  • 20. Chloe

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Location: Houston, Texas
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We specialize in breeding the highest quality, most adorable Chihuahuas. Check out our cute puppy faces and experience love at first sight. We have teacup PUPPIES AVAILABLE NOW. Healthy & sound Chihuahua puppies. They are very playful yet calm. All puppies are AKC registered and are up to date on vaccinations and dewormings, and come with vet check and health guarantee. All puppies are raised in a loving home environment and are well socialized with other small dogs. Satisfaction is guaranteed. Our puppies are raised for personality and will be a much treasured part of your family. Long coat, Short coat, Smooth coat. Champion bloodlines. We even start training them for you. Call us at (832-237-8585) for more information or email us at or for more pictures visit our website at

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Updated: 11/30/2023