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Here is some useful information about Boston Terriers and Chihuahuas. For more information, check out the CKC website, at www.ckcusa.com!

Boston Terrier

ORIGIN: United States 
HEIGHT:
15-17 in.
GROUP:
Mastiff 
WEIGHT:
15-25 lbs.
COAT:
Short & Smooth
COLOR:
Brindle with White markings, Black with White markings.
STANDARD:
Head: Square with a flat skull. Eyes: Dark, large and round. Ears: Small and fine, carried erect. Muzzle: Short, broad and deep. Nose: Black and self-colored according to coat. Bite: Even or undershot. Neck: Medium length and slightly arched. Top-line: Level. Chest: Deep with well sprung ribs. Body: Short back, strong loins and belly slightly drawn up. Legs: Forelegs straight and well muscled. Hind legs are muscular, with stifles and hocks well bent. Feet: Small and round. Tail: Set low, short and tapered to a point. Movement: Smooth flowing gait, with graceful movements. Temperament: Alert, and a good family pet.

Chihuahua

ORIGIN: Mexico 
HEIGHT:
5-10 in.
GROUP:
Southern 
WEIGHT:
1-7 lbs.
COAT:
Short & Smooth; Long & Soft
COLOR:
All colors
STANDARD:
Head: Rounded, apple-dome skull, with a short muzzle. Eyes: Set wide apart, full and dark in color. Ears: Large and erect. Neck: Slender and slightly arched. Chest: Deep, but not barrel shaped. Ribs are well-sprung. Body: Back is level, straight and as short as possible. Legs: Forelegs are straight, fine and set well under the body. Hind legs are positioned well under the body, with bent hocks. Feet: Small, with soft pads and toes separated, but not spread. Tail: Medium length, carried upward, low, or curled over back, but never tucked. Movement: Smooth flowing gait, with graceful movements. Temperament: Alert, and a good family pet.
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The Chihuahua is the smallest dog in the world & comes in 2 varieties; the Long-coated & the Short-coated. The breed is alert & an excellent house pet.

Did you know?

The Boston Terrier is one of America's native breeds having been developed in Boston, MA.
 
The Boston Terrier is also sometimes called "the American gentleman among dogs.
 

What about those Chihuahuas?

Legend and history are rich in tales of the ancestors of the present Chihuahua. He is described as a popular pet, as well as a religious necessity, among the ancient Toltec tribes and later among the Aztecs. Archaeologists have discovered remains of this breed in human graves in Mexico and in parts of the United States.

Castro's Cherokee Cennel
P.O. Box 94 * Cherokee * Texas * 76832
(325) 372-7229

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