Chihuahua Husky Mix | Know all about this Cheeky breed

One of the craziest ideas would be to think of a Chihuahua Husky Mix. A cross breed of the smallest dog Chihuahua and a large dog Siberian Husky.

Due to the differences in the size of the two dogs, it would not be feasible to get this done naturally. But science has progressed these days and the IVF method can help. Still, many breeders feel unethical about this. Husky has to be the mother due to size issues.

Chihuahua Husky Mix is known by different unofficial names like Chi-Husky, Huskyhuahua, or the Husky-Chi.

There is not much information available about this cross breed from the breeders of repute. And hence one has to see about the parentage of this crazy breed to expect what it could be like.

Chihuahua husky mix

Physical Characteristics:

Chihuahua is a very small dog and Siberian Husky is a large dog. Chihuahua size ranges from 5 to 8 inches and weighs less than 6 pounds. Husky size varies from 21 to 24 inches in height and 45 to 60 pounds in weight.

Keeping this in mind Chihuahua Husky Mix cross breed would be expected to be a small to medium size dog. They can have a size range from 10 to 15 inches and weigh around 10 to 30 pounds based on their genes.

The life expectancy of a Chihuahua is around 12 to 20 years. Huskies have a life expectancy of around 12 to 15 years. Keeping this in mind, we can expect the Chihuahua Husky Mix cross breed to have a life expectancy of around 12 to 15 years.

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Chihuahua Husky Mix temperament

Chihuahuas are small-sized dogs but have a punchy attitude. It gels well with one owner but will not be easygoing with others in the family including children and strangers.

Husky are large independent dogs who bond well with the family. Though children need supervision while playing with them. It is difficult to train Husky due to their independent attitude.

Thus this cross breed would be expected to be obstinate and not for families with kids. Firm obedience training would be required for this cross breed.

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Chihuahua is generally healthy but is also known for health problems associated with toy dogs like Patellar Luxation, and Hypoglycemia.

Husky are large dogs who are also generally healthy but are prone to health issues like hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia & hypothyroidism.

As this is not a known cross breed, expect any of the above health issues and be cautious of the same.

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Is Chihuahua Husky Mix the right breed?

Well, there are a couple of ways to think about it.

Would the new breed be healthy?

We know that if we make a cross breed, they may have some unusual genetic defects but as this is not a known cross breed, we may not be sure of the same.

At the same time, we know cross breeds can be healthy due to what is known as hybrid vigor

Would it be ethical?

Many would believe this not to be right. As it is not feasible to make a crossbreed naturally due to the huge differences in size. This cross breed is only possible with the IVF treatment and advancement of science.

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Is it right for the family?

This cross breed could be playful and joyous yet obstinate. This is not going to be the recommended cross breed for the family with children and small pets. These dogs would also be obstinate in training and firm consistent training would be required.

About the parent breeds

Let us look briefly at the parent breeds of Husky-chi.


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Chihuahua is the world’s tiniest dog from Mexico but has a huge personality in them. They are smart dogs who are fast learners.

Chihuahua tends to associate themselves with one person in the family. They are not suitable for families with small children as they may harm chihuahua.

Chihuahua is quite alert and makes a good watchdog. He will not back down to threats like big dogs due to his bold attitude and hence needs to be under supervision so that he doesn’t harm himself.


Siberian Husky

Huskies are beautiful medium-sized dogs known for their wolf-like appearance. They were originally bred in northern Russia as sled dogs.

They are working dogs who need daily exercise. Huskies are typically not recommended for apartment living. They do not bark much but howl.

Husky is an intelligent and independent dog who can be obstinate at times. They are quite affectionate dogs even to strangers and hence are not a watchdog.

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What is a husky chihuahua mix called?

Chihuahua Husky Mix is known by different unofficial names like Chi-Husky, Huskyhuahua, or the Husky-Chi.

What is the life of a husky chihuahua mix?

They are expected to live around 12 to 15 years going by their lineage.