USD 300-400 Price Avg.

Companion Dogs


Cross Breed

Breed Type



12-15 years


Breed Information

Group Companion Dogs
Popularity/Rank 474
Origin United States
Other Names Schnauchi, Schnizer
Breed Type Cross Breed
Price (Avg.) USD 300-400
Size Small
Weight 4-15 pounds (2-7 kg)
Height 6-14 inches (15-36 cm)
Lifespan 12-15 years
Recognized by
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. And Not recognized by FCI.
Purpose Companion
Date of Origin 2000s
Ancestry Chihuahua, Miniature Schnauzer

Appearance & Maintenance

Coat Wiry
Coat Colors Black, Brown, Chocolate, Cream, Golden, Tan, White
Grooming Level
Shedding Level
Eye Color Possibilities Brown
Nose Color Possibilities Black
Coat Color Possibilities Black, Brown, Cream, Gray, Pied, White
Coat Length Small
Coat Density Normal
Coat Texture Wiry
Recommended Brushes Comb, Nail Clipper, Scissors
Brushing Frequency Weekly

Breed Characteristics

Temperament Affectionate, Caring, Delicate, Energetic, Gentle, Intelligent, Loving, Loyal, Playful, Sportive
Sensitivity Level
Affection Level
Social Interaction Required
Watchdog Ability
Biting Force Low
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Prey Drive
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Fighting Dog Not really

Good & Friendly with

Apartment Life Friendly
Stranger Friendly
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Office Friendly No
Senior Citizens Friendly
Pet Friendly
Friendly with First Time Owners No
Service Dog Not really
Therapy Dog Not really
Detection, Sniffer or Security Dog Not really
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
Boat Dog Not really
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really

Health Elements

Health Issues
Health Problems Collapsed Trachea, Cysts, Diabetes, Ear Infections, Eye Problems, Heart Problems, Hydrocephalus, Hypoglycemia, Liver Issues, Megaesophagus, Myotonia Congenita, Open Fontanel, Pa, Pancreatitis
Hypoallergenic No
Energy Level
Exercise Required
Sleeping Required
Weight Gain Potential
Weather & Climate Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
Drooling tendency
Activity Level Moderate
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week 5 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day 60 minutes

Food & Costing

Avg. Daily Food 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Cups Per Day 1 cups
Daily Cost $0.75 - $1.00
Monthly Cost $20.00 - $30.00


Gestation Duration 60-64 days
How often can the Chizer have a litter? Once a year.
Litter Size 4-7 puppies (Once a year.)


The Chizer dog is a hybrid breed that is a cross between the Chihuahua and the Miniature Schnauzer. This breed has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its small size, friendly personality, and adaptability. The Chizer dog has a unique appearance that combines features from both of its parent breeds. They have a long, slender body with short legs and a long tail. Their head is round with large eyes and ears that stand erect. The coat of the Chizer dog can vary depending on which parent breed they take after more closely, but it is usually short to medium length and can be either wiry or soft in texture.

The lifespan of the Chizer dog is typically between 12-15 years when properly cared for. They are considered to be small dogs, usually weighing between 5-10 pounds when fully grown. The colors of their coat can range from black, white, tan, brown or any combination thereof.

The personality of the Chizer dog is one of their most endearing qualities; they are known for being loyal companions who love spending time with their owners and family members alike. They are also very intelligent dogs who enjoy learning new tricks and commands as well as playing games such as fetch or tug-of-war with their owners or other dogs in the household.

Chizers are generally friendly towards other animals including cats and other dogs; however they may be wary around strangers at first until they get used to them being around them regularly. They also tend to get along well with children if socialized properly from an early age; however due to their small size it’s important for children not to handle them too roughly as this could cause injury or distress for the animal itself.

The temperament of the Chizer dog tends to be quite calm yet alert; they make excellent watchdogs due to their keen sense of hearing which allows them to detect potential danger before it arrives at your doorstep! However despite this trait they do not bark excessively unless there’s something worth barking about so you won’t have any problems keeping your neighbors happy either!

In terms of health issues, the Chizer dog tends not suffer from many hereditary conditions although some may develop eye problems such as cataracts later on in life if not taken care off properly by its owner(s). It’s important therefore that regular checkups are carried out by your vet in order ensure your pet remains healthy throughout its lifetime!

Finally when it comes down adaptability level these little guys do very well living both indoors or outdoors depending on what suits you best; however if kept outdoors then make sure you provide adequate shelter during cold weather periods so that your pet stays warm enough during these times! As far as benefits go having one these pups around will certainly bring lots joy into your life thanks their loving personalities – plus since they don’t require much exercise you won’t need worry about taking them out for long walks every day either!


The Chizer is a small, rare breed of dog that is thought to be a cross between the Chihuahua and the Toy Poodle. The breed is believed to have originated in the United States, and was once quite popular. However, the Chizer breed almost became extinct due to a lack of interest from breeders. In recent years, however, the Chizer breed has become popular again and is now recognized as a distinct breed by several kennel clubs.

The exact origins of the Chizer breed are unknown, but it is believed that the breed was developed in the United States sometime in the late 1800s or early 1900s. The Chizer is thought to be a cross between the Chihuahua and the Toy Poodle, two breeds that were quite popular at the time. The Chizer was once quite popular itself, but interest in the breed dwindled in the mid-20th century. This was likely due to a combination of factors, including World War II (which led to a decrease in interest in all non-essential breeds) and changes in fashion (toy dogs fell out of favor as larger breeds became more popular). As a result of this decline in popularity, very few Chizers were bred during this time period and the breed came close to extinction.

In recent years, however, there has been a resurgence of interest in the Chizer breed. This is likely due to a combination of factors such as an increase in popularity of toy dogs and improved marketing of the breed by dedicated breeders. As a result of this renewed interest, the Chizer is now recognized as a distinct breed by several kennel clubs, including the American Kennel Club and The Kennel Club (UK). While still considered rare,theChizer population has been steadily increasing over the past few years and there are now several hundred registered dogs worldwide.