in Awww 15 Cool Facts About Chihuahuas by Judy Powell July 26, 2023, 2:05 am 22shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest 4 Techichi dogs were a normal part of Mayan culture, although they were used mostly as a food source and hunting companion, rather than a pet. Judy Powell 5 When the Toltecs conquered the Maya, they integrated the dogs into their own lifestyle but began to keep them as pets. By the time Aztec culture dominated pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica, the Chihuahua's ancestors were revered as mystically powerful. Judy Powell 6 Although the smallest dog in recorded history was a Yorkshire Terrier, the smallest dog breed overall is the Chihuahua. Judy Powell Page 2 of 5Previous 12345Next22shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest See more Previous article The 16 Cutest Vizsla Dogs Currently Online Next article Duck Tolling Retrievers: Tireless Fearless Hunters and Good Friends Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.