Udini' Casa Dolcechihuahua
Chihuahua in the round head and the characteristic shape of apple plays a predominant role in the judgment of typicality but not to neglect a good construction of trunk movements such as to enable agile and quick.
The stop is very pronounced , pronounced and broad as the forehead is rounded above the base of the muzzle , it must be short and slightly pointed . The closure of the teeth scissor or pincer bite , eyes wide, round shape , very expressive and never protruding. Ears broad, upright, widely open, large insertion , gradually tapering towards the tip is slightly rounded . At rest are inclined laterally and form an angle of 45 °.
The neck is of medium length , slightly arched and a large collar is highly sought after.
The body is compact and well-built with the dorsal line straight , the steps are long, flexible , energetic and active with good reach and good drive . The movement remains elastic , loose and elegant, her head held high and firm back.
The Chihuahua can be a long-haired or short-haired , all colors are accepted with all possible shades and combinations , ENCI agrees and acknowledges also the couplings between subjects shorthaired and longhaired .
The breed chihuahua does not take into account the size , but only the weight that should be between 1.5 kg and 3 kg.
Attentive, lively and very courageous, the Chihuahua is the companion dog par excellence , and despite the appearance of minute possesses great strength .
It is an intelligent dog , which can move fast and snappy , very courageous and able to stand up to dogs much bigger ! Exceedingly fond of the master, not willingly tolerate strangers ( which makes it a good host in turn ! ).
In Italy, the selection has achieved excellent levels mainly due to the constant commitment and dedication of experienced and passionate connoisseur of the race ( the first Italian breeders , well over 30 years ago , were : Del Pasador , the Court of Montezuma, De Fatis , Arrendene , and to follow those currently present.
In ancient times it was believed that this characteristic crack in the skull of chihuahua is always open , put them in direct communication with the gods emphasizing the divine and mystical dimension of these little creatures.
A peculiar characteristic of the breed is the typical sneeze that does worry many new owners often after drinking or at a time when it is particularly excited chihuahua reacts as if it were left breathless, neck stretches and moves quickly , his eyes are wide open with the gaze towards his master . A very effective remedy is to close the nostrils with your fingers to try to make it breathe through the mouth or throat massage .
Contrary to what you might think in this race there is no toy chihuahua , mini -toy , t -cup , fly , and the like , but the only chihuahua with a weight of 1.5 kg and 3 kg as required by the standard. The trend in recent years has contributed to the spread of Chihuahua , together with a high misinformation about race, has seen the proliferation of these names completely unrelated to the selection that are designed solely instrumental marketing.