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Chipoo is a very friendly dog that makes a great companion and loves to be part of a family. It is highly intelligent and energetic with the desire to always please its owner. Discover more about our Chipoo puppies for sale below!

Breed History

Chipoo is a crossbreed of the Chihuahua and Miniature Poodle. It is also known by other names such as Chih Poo, Chiapoo, Chipooe, Wapoo, Poohuahua, etc. 

Like other designer breeds, Chipoo has gained quite a level of popularity. While some breeders create Chipoo by crossing a purebred Poodle with a purebred Chihuahua, which is called a first-generation cross, others cross Chipoo with Poodles or Chihuahua, which is called a backcross. Different crosses bring about different characteristics.

Temperament

The Chipoo has a good-natured temperament and it is also friendly, a trait is got from the Miniature poodle. It also does really well with strangers, other dogs and children. This intelligent dog is also highly affectionate.

Environment

Chipoo is an energetic and friendly dog that enjoys the company of its family, whatever apartment you live in is good with this cute breed. All it requires is a small spot in the house to call its own.

Exercise

This dog breed is very active indoors and as a result, a lot of its exercise needs can be met by indoor activities. All it needs is enough room to run around either indoor or outdoor with supervision. 

Chipoo loves the dog park a lot as it gives it the opportunity to run around and explore several other things all at once. Exercising a Chipoo is good for its health and temperament. You should bear in mind that when walking a Chipoo, it should be short but frequent because of its small legs.

Grooming

The Chipoo’s coat type goes a long way in determining the type of grooming it needs, grooming might be required on a daily or weekly basis. For the Chipoo, bathing should only occur when necessary and areas of the eyes should be cleaned regularly in order to remove tear stains. Chipoo also loves bubble bath and this can be done with premium dog shampoo as it will help clean its skin and also get rid of infections. Its teeth should be brushed daily and ears cleaned once or twice a week.

Our Chipoo puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country. 

The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Chipoo puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.

Contact us today to learn more about the availability of our Chipoo puppies for sale. We look forward to helping you find your next family member. Our pet counselors can answer any questions you have about our Chipoo puppies.

 

Ten Frequently asked Questions about the Chipoo

What kind of food is suitable for the Chipoo?

This breed needs a diet that contains dry food of high quality; it shouldn’t be fed generic dog food as it is not good for the dog’s digestive system. Dry kibble is a good option for the Chipoo.

Does Chipoo have any associated health problems?

Yes. Chipoo is prone to some health problems such as low sugar, dry skin, eye infections, lose kneecaps, etc. Dental issues might also arise if it is not fed the correct diet.

Does Chipoo bark a lot?

It has the tendency, Chipoo will bark to alert its family of the presence of strangers and at the same time bark when it is excited.

What type of character does the Chipoo possess?

Chipoo is a very devoted dog breed that tends to bond really well with one person. It is always eager to play and cuddle and enjoys the company of its owner. Some have a tendency to bark frequently.

How big does a Chipoo get?

Chipoo’s size is dependent on the size of the Poodle parent. On average, it can weigh from 3 to 20 pounds and grow about 5 to 15 inches tall.

How many puppies can a Chipoo have?

A Chipoo can litter about 4 to 5 puppies. However, they require extra special care because of their miniature parentage.

How long does a Chipoo live?

On average, Chipoo has a life span of 12 to 15 years. Some live longer though, depending on how well they are being catered for.

What are the most common coat colors a Chipoo comes in?

The most common coat colors among Chipoos are fawn, white, black and apricot brown.

Does a Chipoo interact well with other dogs?

Yes. Chipoo interacts well with other dogs as long as they are raised in the same environment. If this is not the case, it might be quite difficult for the Chipoo to accept a new dog coming into the family as it can be quite protective of its territory and family.

Can Chipoo serve as a good family pet?

Chipoo possesses a small size that makes it suitable for apartment living, it does well as a good family pet but is not recommended for families with smaller kids. It is best suited for homes with no kids or homes with older kids.

If you need a perfect companion dog and wouldn’t mind putting in the time to care for it, Chipoo is the best match for you.

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