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Beagle Chihuahua Mix: A very special hybrid

Beagle Chihuahua Mix: A very special hybrid

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The Beagle and the Chihuahua, a combination that seems chaotic and impossible, but that is actually a great success! The Beagle Chihuahua Mix, also known as the Cheagle, is a mixed breed. Basically, this is a designer dog.

Now, we do know that there is a lot of controversy around designer dogs and their status. But, despite that, the Cheagle really is an amazing and special dog. And you will see why.

Before we get to know the Cheagle a little bit better, you can also check out our articles on other designer dogs:

Beagle Chihuahua Mix: Everything to know

Cheagles are very energetic and loyal dogs who will fit in great with everyone!

This hybrid is a relatively new breed, so unfortunately there isn’t yet a standard on how large they get. However, you can expect them to be quite small, around 14 inches, and weigh somewhere between 20 and 30 pounds.

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But, as we’ve already said these numbers aren’t set in stone, it all varies depending on which parents genes are more dominant.

Appearance

The coat of a Cheagle is usually very short, shiny and quite easy to groom and keep up. You’ll have to brush them only once or twice a week.

However, their skin tends to get quite dry and flaky, so it’s a good idea to apply a natural oil, like coconut oil, to their fur. This way their skin will stay moisturized and their fur shiny and healthy.

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The colour of their coat can be brown, black, white and cream. Generally speaking, it’s a combination of these colours, but sometimes it happens that they are one solid colour.

Personality

Cheagles are definitely fun-loving, playful and more importantly very loyal dogs. Besides this, because of their size, they might seem like lapdogs, but they are little furballs of energy! They will definitely prefer a round of fetch instead of a cuddle session on the couch.

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Many Beagle Chihuahua mix owners agree that this hybrid dog is very stubborn! This means that they are a bit difficult to train. But brace yourself with patience and treats and your Cheagle will learn any trick and command!

These dogs love their family, however, they do have the tendency to choose one human as their favourite and latch on to them.

BEAGLE CHIHUAHUA MIX
The Cheagle is a truly unique dog with great characteristics

Cheagles are also great watchdogs. They will let you know as soon as something, or someone enters your estate!

Health

Like any other designer dog, the Cheagle is also prone to many health problems. This hybrid will most likely experience many conditions that their parents the Chihuahua and the Beagle suffer from.

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Now, don’t get scared by that. Generally speaking, Cheagles are healthy dogs, but just keep in mind that they are prone to a few health issues:

This is why regular veterinary checkups are very important and crucial in maintaining your dog’s health.

Exercise

As already mentioned the Beagle Chihuahua mix is full of energy But, despite this, they don’t actually need that much exercise. This is mainly due to their size.

The Cheagle generally needs around 30 to 45 minutes of exercise every day. The exercise sessions don’t even have to be that intense, a nice stroll around the block or a play session in the garden or park will be enough.

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Because of all of this they can adapt to any living space, be it a large house or a tiny apartment. the only thing that is important to the Cheagle is to spend as much time as possible with their family.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the Beagle Chihuahua mix is an amazing designer dog. They are loyal, loving, protective and full of energy. There won’t ever be a dull moment with them!

However, do keep in mind that they get very attached to their family, so they need a home where they won’t be alone. If they are left alone for long periods of time they might become a little destructive.

But, other than this you definitely won’t regret if you get a Cheagle. And when it comes to their status of a designer dog, shelters are full of Beagle Chihuahua mixes. Before you decide to buy, check out your local shelter. And always remember, it’s better to adopt a dog than buy one!

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