Chihuahua Mixes, Designer Dogs or Healthy Hybrids?

Chihuahua mixes make life more interesting

Ok so what happens when you cross a Chihuahua with a Jack Russell Terrier?


Téa the Jackchi Puppy

You get a feisty little bundle of fun called a JackChi, aka Jackahuahua, aka my little Téa. Well technically she's only 1/4 Jack Russell so I like to call her a Jackahuahuahuahuahuahua!

Originally I wanted a full breed Chihuahua but when I saw her my heart melted. Thinking about it now though, I can definitely see the benefits of a crossbred puppy.

While mixed breed dogs aren't as predictable in terms of size, coat or temperament. Who wants predictable?

Although not free from inheriting genetic problems, it is believed mixed dogs are healthier than purebred dogs.

Hybrid dogs are a mix of two or more different purebreed dogs bred to remove or include specific genetic characteristics, reducing health problems or improving temperaments. Having all the best bits!

Another benefit is that they are more affordable than purebred Chihuahuas. I must say this wasn't my motivation for adopting Téa though.

With the new label 'Designer Dogs' making crosses very popular it is still very important you adopt a puppy from a responsible breeder or better still a rescue centre.

Designer Dog Names

Working out all of the different names can be fun. My favourite is my mother's dog Lola. She calls her a Chiporkie - 1/2 Yorkie, 1/4 Chihuahua and 1/4 Pug.


Lola the 'Chiporkie'

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I decided to begin a list of Chihuahua mixes here and I'm sure there will be many more additions.

Chihuahua Affenpinscher Mix, Affenhuahua, Cross
Affenpinscher Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Beagle, Cheagle, Chihueagle, ChiBea, Cross
Beagle Chihuahua Cross -

Cheagle, Chihueagle, ChiBea
Chihuahua Bichon Frise Mix, Chichon, Chi-Chon, Cross
Bichon Frise Chihuahua Cross -

Chichon, Chi-Chon
Chihuahua Boston Terrier Mix, Boston Huahua, Bo-Chi, Cross
Boston Terrier Chihuahua Cross -

Boston Huahua, Bo-Chi
Chihuahua Brussels Griffon, Chussel, Brussels Chiffon, Cross
Brussels Griffon Chihuahua Cross -

Chussel, Brussels Chiffon
Chihuahua Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Mix, Chilier, Cross
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Chinese Crested Mix, Chi-Chi, Cross
Chinese Crested Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Corgi Mix, Chigi, Corgihuahua, Cross
Corgi Chihuahua Cross -

Chigi, Corgihuahua
Chihuahua Dachshund Mix, Chiweenie, Chihuachshund, Cross
Dachshund Chihuahua Cross -

Chiweenie, Chihuachshund
Chihuahua Dalmatian Mix, Chimation, Cross
Dalmatian Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua French Bulldog Mix, French Bullhuahua, Bull-Chi, Cross
French Bulldog Chihuahua Cross -

French Bullhuahua, Bull-Chi
Chihuahua Havanese Mix, Cheenese, Cross
Havanese Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Italian Greyhound Mix, Italian Greyhuahua, Cross
Italian Greyhound Chihuahua Cross -

Italian Greyhuahua
Chihuahua Jack Russell Terrier Mix, Jack Chi, Jackahuahua, Cross
Jack Russell Terrier Chihuahua Cross -

Jack Chi, Jackahuahua
Chihuahua Japanese Chin Mix, Chi-wa, Cross
Japanese Chin Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Lhasa Apso Mix, Chi Apso, Cross
Lhasa Apso Chihuahua Cross -

Chi Apso
Chihuahua Maltese Mix, Malchi, Cross
Maltese Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Miniature Pinscher Mix, Chipin, Cross
Miniature Pinscher Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Miniature Schnauzer Mix, Chizer, Cross
Miniature Schnauzer Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Papillon Mix, Chion, Cross
Papillon Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Pekingese Mix, Cheeks, Pechi, Cross
Pekingese Chihuahua Cross -

Cheeks, Pechi
Chihuahua Pomeranian Mix, Chiranian, Pomchi, Pompchy, Chi-Pom, Cross
Pomeranian Chihuahua Cross -

Chiranian, Pomchi, Pompchy, Chi-Pom
Chihuahua Poodle Mix, Chi-Poo, Wapoo, Cross
Poodle Chihuahua Cross -

Chi-Poo, Wapoo
Chihuahua Pug Mix, Chug, Chugg, Pughuahua, Chipughua, Pihuahua, Cross
Pug Chihuahua Cross -

Chug, Chugg, Pughuahua, Chipughua, Pihuahua
Chihuahua Rat Terrier Mix, Rat-Cha, Cross
Rat Terrier Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Shih Tzu Mix, Shichi, Cross
Shih Tzu Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Silky Terrier Mix, Silkyhuahua, Cross
Silky Terrier Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Toy Fox Terrier Mix, Taco Terrier, Foxhuahua, Cross
Toy Fox Terrier Chihuahua Cross -

Taco Terrier, Foxhuahua
Chihuahua West Highland Terrier/Westie Mix, Chestie, Cross
West Highland Terrier/Westie Chihuahua Cross -

Chihuahua Yorkshire Terrier/Yorkie Mix, Chorkie, Cross
Yorkshire Terrier/Yorkie Chihuahua Cross -


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