• Just a quick question - What is the ideal weight for a Rat Terrier/Chihuahua mix? Thank you!

    Hi Kristi,
    I recommend that you ask your local veterinarian about this question. There can be variation within breeds for the ideal weight of an individual animal. Some Chihuahuas will have an ideal weight of 5 pounds while others will have ideal weights of 10 pounds or more. The ideal weight for an individual pet will depend on that pet’s breed as well as their  body structure. Your vet knows your pet and they will be able to give you your pet’s ideal weight.


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