How many different types of Chihuahuas are there?
Officially there is only one “breed” or one “type” of Chihuahua. Within the Chihuahua breed there are two official varieties of coat lengths according to the AKC (and other dog kennels) breed standards – the long coat and the smooth coat.
The Look of a Chihuahua
Chihuahuas are the world’s smallest dog breed, normally weighing between 2 and 8 pounds with an average height of 6 to 9 inches.
Long Haired Chihuahua
Smooth Coat Chihuahua
The Deer-Head Chihuahua is called a deer head because of it’s resemblance in shape to that of a deer. The deer head is more elongated than that of an Apple head and also has a longer, narrower snout.
AKC Dog Breeds