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Chiranian Breed Information


Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
AKA: Pomchi, Pom-Chi, Chipom, Chi-Pom, Chi Pom, Chiapom, Pomahuahua, Chimeranian, Pomachi, Pom-A-Chi
Mispellings: Pomawawa, Pomhuahua

Caring for a Chiranian

Feeding: The Chiranian being a very small dog does very well with free-feeding. Small dogs typically need food more often to get enough nutrients and keep their blood sugar level.

Living with a Chiranian

Personality: The Chiranian is a very sweet, loving dog.

Temperament: The temperament of the Chiranian may vary. They are generally good-natured, affectionate, protective dogs that enjoy being close to their family. They are very courageous which makes them a great watchdog. Chiranians seem to love everyone they meet.

Family Dog: The Chiranian gets along well with other dogs and cats.

Shedding: The Chiranian shed very little and is a seasonal shedder.

Grooming: The Chiranian requires frequent brushing to keep the skin and coat healthy.

Training: The Chiranian may be a bit stubborn but is typically eager to please its owner which makes them very responsive to training.

Behavior: The Chiranian is full of energy and loves to play with people and toys. They love fetch and tug-o-war. They do love people and may tend to follow you anywhere you go.

Barking: The Chiranian likes to bark when people come to the door.

Weather: The Chiranian should not be kept outside in extreme weather conditions especially cold weather.

Exercise: The Chiranian can get sufficient exercise indoors, but they would love a walk or outdoor romp in a fenced in area.

Physical Ability: Being so small the Chiranian may need to have doggie steps to get onto the bed or other furniture.

Living Conditions: The Chiranian is well suited for indoor or apartment living.

Chiranian Appearance

Appearance: The Chiranian has a distinctly round head, tapering muzzle, large, round eyes and moderately sized, erect ears. Their long body and short limbs can be covered in a short to very long coat.

Size: A fully-grown Chiranian is between 6 to 9 inches tall and weighs between 2 to 10 pounds.

Eyes: The Chiranian has black eyes.

Ears: The Chiranian has pointed ears.

Tail: The tail of the Chiranian is curled.

Color: The coat of a Chiranian can be brown, gray, gray-blue, red-beige or tan.

Coat: The Chiranian has a very soft, short coat.

Chiranian Facts

Life Expectancy: The life expectancy of the Chiranian is 10+ years.

Characteristics: The Chiranian is a loyal and affectionate dog who loves to run very fast and can dart here and there very quickly.

Chiranian Health

Health: Hybrids my suffer from any of the health conditions that affect either of the parent breeds. There are currently no known health issues specifically associated with the Chiranian.

Litter Size: The Chiranian can have a litter size ranging from 2 to 8 pups.

* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
*** It is important to do research on your dog's history before choosing a dog. We are dedicated to providing the most accurate information possible about each breed.

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