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Italian Greyhuahua

Italian Greyhound / Chihuahua Hybrid Dogs

Information and Pictures

A brown and black brindle Italian Greyhuahua is wearing a black collar being held in the air over a tan couch by a persons hand looking down and to the right.

"Meet Moshe, a one-year-old neutered male Italian Greyhuahua. He weighs 6 pounds, stands 12" at the withers, has a beautiful solid brindle coat, and can run as fast as lightning. Although someone docked his tail before I rescued him, he carries it down and flat against his body. Occasionally he will wag it, but always in slow motion. Moshe has the best of both breeds: sweet, gentle, friendly, observant, cautious, playful and affectionate. The sleek, muscular body coupled with the large ears and rounded forehead make for a face that resembles the fruit bat."

Description

The Italian Greyhuahua is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Italian Greyhound and the Chihuahua. The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed. Not all of these designer hybrid dogs being bred are 50% purebred to 50% purebred. It is very common for breeders to breed multi-generation crosses.

Recognition

ACHC = American Canine Hybrid Club

DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.

A brown and black brindle Italian Greyhuahua is sitting on the shoulder of a lady who is wearing a white shirt.

"Moshe, a 1-year-old neutered male Italian Greyhuahua hybrid."

Close Up Left Profile - A black with white Italian Greyhuahua in front of a house with a second dog in the doorway.

"Cody the Chihuahua / Italian Greyhound (Chi Hound) at 5 months old. Chi Hound is the official CPR registration title for this hybrid."

A black with white Italian Greyhuahua is sitting in tall grass looking through a chain link fence

"This is Cody. This picture was taken at 5 months old. His mother is a Chihuahua and his father is an Italian Greyhound (both purebred). He looks like a Greyhound, but he is smaller with big bones and muscles like an ox. He is extremely fast, strong, playful, and has endless curiosity. He thrives on attention and loves tug-of-war and playing fetch. Like the Greyhound, he has a glossy satin coat and never barks. As a very active dog he is constantly thinking of ways to get into everything and steals everything from the Chihuahuas. He is also loving, attentive, sensitive, and listens when you tell him something."

A black and white Italian Greyhuahua is sitting in grass and looking up

"Cody the Italian Greyhuahua puppy at 4 months old."

A black and white Italian Greyhuahua is activly climbing over the top of a wire fence with a house under construction behind it.

"Cody as a 3-month-old puppy out of control." This is what we call an escape artist!

Close Up - A black with white Italian Greyhuahua is wearing a blue shirt laying on top of a red blanket inspecting a cat that is poking its head under the arm of the plastic green chair out in a yard.

"Cody the Italian Greyhuahua puppy at 3 months old checking out the cat."

A black with white Italian Greyhuahua is laying on a tan pillow and blue blanket biting a black, gray and green blanket.

"Cody the Italian Greyhuahua puppy at 3 months old."

A small black with white Italian Greyhuahua puppy is trotting through a grassy yard.

"This is Cody when he was 2 months old. He had those big Greyhound rabbit feet on a little Chihuahua body."

A black with white Italian Greyhuahua is wearing a blue shirt laying in a red blanket in the lap of a lady

Cody the Italian Greyhuahua puppy at 2 months old wearing a blue shirt

A small black with white Italian Greyhuahua puppy is wearing a royal blue shirt laying on a bed that has an orange blanket and a green blanket on it.

Cody the Italian Greyhuahua puppy at 2 months old wearing a blue shirt