Today is International Chihuahua Appreciation Day! This breed has continued to capture the hearts of everyone they meet for centuries. Their bold, loyal, and loving personalities have them them a favorite breed. Here are some fun facts about Chihuahuas that you might not have known.

Fun Facts About Chihuahuas

1. Chihuahuas were considered sacred to the ancient Aztec civilization and believed to hold spiritual significance.

2. They were bred to thrive in Mexico’s warm temperatures.

3. Chihuahuas are the world’s smallest dog breed.

4. They have fun, confident and sassy personalities.

5. They are fiercely loyal to their owner, typically bonding with just one person.

6. Chihuahuas are very smart and easy to train.

7. Their alert nature makes them great watchdogs.

8. Chihuahuas have a long life-span, an average of 12-15 years.

9. Chihuahua coats come in two varieties, short and long-haired.

10. A chihuahua named Gidget was the Taco Bell mascot from 1997-2000.

Written by Vincent M.

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