Dog Breed Profile

Chi-Poo History

The Chi-Poo is a fairly new hybrid, or designer, breed of dog that was created by breeding a Chihuahua and a Pomeranian. The Chi-Poo is a medium-sized, medium-sized, easy-to-care-for small canine. The Chi Po is a cross between a Chihuahua and a Pomeranian. The chi-poo is a medium sized, medium sized, easy to care, small canine. The chi-po, or chi-poodle, combines two of the most intelligent, loyal, and lovable dogs in the world, the chihuahua and the pomeranian. This adorable hybrid, or designer, is a 50/50 mix of the 2 most popular breeds in America.

Time of Origin


Country of Origin

United States Of America


Chihuahua, Poodle

Chi-Poo Physical Characteristics

The Chi-Poo is a toy-breed hybrid that typically stands 9 to 11 inches at the shoulders and weights between 3 and 12 pounds. They have a small, compact build with straight legs and a curly, fine, or medium-length coat of hair. They feature a short, flat head with a rounded skull. The eyes of the Chi-poo are large and round, the ears are high-set and erect, and the nose and lips are moderately small. The nose has the same color as the eye. The muzzle is shorter than the head and curved. The tail is set high and is curled over the back. The feet are small and pads are thick.

Eye Colors


Nose Colors


Coat Colors

Cream, Brown, Blue, Gray, Silver, Brindle, Black, White, Fawn

Height Range

Male Height Range: 9 – 13 inches

Female Height Range: 7 – 12 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 10 – 20 lbs

Female Weight Range: 8 – 18 lbs

Chi-Poo Health

Description of breed health.


12-15 yrs

Chi-Poo Health Concerns

Patellar Luxation, Glaucoma, Hypoglycemia, Overactive Tear Glands, Dry Skin

Chi-Poo Temperament and Behaviour

The Chi-Poo is a lovable, lively, and outgoing small breed of dog. They are excellent companions for their owners and love to play and interact. They have a lot of energy, and enjoy going for walks and playing indoors and outdoors. They are very intelligent and are quick to learn new tricks. They are independent, but are also eager for affection.

Chi-Poo Activity Requirements

Chi-Poos, also known as Poo-Chi, are a designer dog that was first bred in 1995. They are a cross between a Chihuahua and a Toy Poodle. Because of their small size, most Chi-Poos do not require much, if any, physical activity. However, some do enjoy walks and playtime in the backyard. If you are considering a Chi-Poo, be sure to meet with your potential breeder to discuss the specifics of their energy level. Some may be more active than others, and your breeder will be able to tell you how your new addition is likely to behave.

Miles Per Day

8 miles

Activity Per Day

45 minutes

Daily Food

1 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Chi-Poo is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Chi-Poo is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Chi-Poo is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Chi-Poo is part of the Unclassified group.

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