in Awww 15 Cool Facts About Chihuahuas by Judy Powell December 31, 2020, 4:40 pm 22shares Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest 10 The breed also is officially divided into the two basic groupings of smooth-coat (i.e., short hair) and long-coat. Some believe the long-coat variety comes from interbreeding with Yorkies. Judy Powell 11 The American Kennel Club first recognized the Chihuahua in 1904, just 20 years after the organization was established. That makes the Chihuahua one of the AKC's earliest registered breeds. The AKC categorizes Chihuahuas in the toy group. Judy Powell 12 Despite the breed's long history, it has never won Best in Show at the AKC-sanctioned Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Judy Powell Page 4 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Duck Tolling Retrievers: Tireless Fearless Hunters and Good Friends Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.