Half dachshund and half Chihuahua, the chiweenie is an appealing little dog with lots of energy who is small enough to fit in anywhere. While it’s hard to know exactly how such dogs will turn out, in general they have a mix of the qualities of their parents including looks, personality, temperament and size.
Chihuahuas generally don’t weigh over 6 pounds, miniature dachshunds are 11 pounds or under and chiweenies are small as well. The average chiweenie weighs no more than 10 pounds and may weigh as little as 5 pounds. The average height for this designer breed is typically about 8 inches at the shoulder.