Chihuahua’s are not just smart and full of energy, they are also the smallest and lightest weight of all dog breeds in the world.
How Much Do Chihuahua’s Weigh?
A Chihuahua’a average weight is between 2 to 6 pounds (.9 to 2.7 kg).
The AKC states that purebred Chihuahua’s should not weigh over 6 pounds (2.7 kg), but there are many Chihuahua’s that maintain great health at higher weights.
One of the largest Chihuahua’s on record weighs in at 28 pounds (12.7 kg).
What Is The Lifespan Of A Chihuahua?
A Chihuahua’s lifespan is 14 to 18 years on average.
One of the oldest Chihuahua’s was named Megabyte, who passed away at the age of 20 years and 265 days.
~ Fun Fact ~
Who is the most famous Chihuahua? Arguably, the title goes to Gidget, the dog that starred in Taco Bell commercials in the early 2000’s. Gidget also appeared in many other commercials on television during her life. She passed in 2009 at the age of 15.