A Chihuahua will generally reach sexual maturity between six and seven months and will stop growing physically around 10 months of age. Find out how female Chihuahuas will be smaller than the males and reach sexual maturity later with information from a certified dog trainer in this free video on Chihuahuas.
Hello, this is Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg, with Miami Dog Training, in Miami, Florida. In this clip, we're going to talk about when does a chihuahua actually stop growing. Most small dogs tend to reach their sexual maturity, most toys or minis like the Chihuahua tend to reach their sexual maturity at about six months. Now, you do have some exceptions with maybe some, you know, mixed breed Chihuahuas or some larger, some of the larger Chihuahuas, but that that's, you know, kind of a individual basis. But typically, sexual maturity ends at about six months, so they probably grow until they're about ten months physically, and you know, which is a lot faster than some of your larger breeds. This is a full grown adult male, and he's actually a really large Chihuahua with long legs, you know. You have your teacup Chihuahuas which, you know, don't get more than three pounds, whereas this guy's about six or seven pounds. Another thing is that you might find it's females are, you know, generally smaller, but also go through their sexual maturity at about seven months, whereas these, whereas the males tend to mature a lot earlier. This has been Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg, with Miami Dog Training.