The Chihuahua can be discovered a variety of hues, truth be told, the AKC breed standard (composed by the Chihuahua Club of America) takes into account each shading. There are none that are precluded and all are acknowledged in the adaptation show ring. There are solids, layers of at least two hues, and a wide range of markings.

All things considered, a few hues are normal (like grovel) and some are very uncommon, including blue. There is a lot of hypothesis about blue shading for this breed and many marvels what a blue Chihuahua is. What precisely is the definition? Right now, will address the entirety of your inquiries in regard to this. Furthermore, it is such an intriguing point!

example of blue Chihuahua dog

Most blues will be partly-shaded (a two-shading blend) with the most normal blend being tan and blue. With certain blues, the coat will show up dark and it is just by the dull blue tint of the nose that one can recognize the official shading. Be that as it may, this Chihuahua is a wonderful and sparkling record dim, which just serves to improve the blue pigmentation of the skin.

A blue Chihuahua, as you may have speculated, doesn’t really have blue hide. Blue depends on skin pigmentation, not hide shading. Skin focuses (the nose, paws, eye edges, and lips) will be dim (may seem dark) with a steel-blue or naval force tint to it. The blue tint is generally a lot simpler to see when outside in brilliant daylight.

In spite of the fact that a blue Chihuahua is assigned so dependent on the skin pigmentation and not hide shading, many do have particular coats. The hide is normally dim (light to dull) and may seem to have a blue sheen to it.

Most generally, you will see a blue with different hues, for example, blue with white markings, with tan, and so forth. Consequently, a strong blue is even a lot rarer than a blue gathering (blue alongside another shading on the coat) or a tri-coat (3 shading mix).

This shading can be found on the two assortments of the Chi, the short coat (otherwise called a smooth coat) and the long coat. The chance of the quality being available for this astounding coat shading isn’t progressively basic in either assortment Chi.

Sadly, since this is a one of a kind tone, a few raisers will attempt to make a dark or silver look like a blue. The AKC (and other pooch vaults) takes into consideration a raiser to check the shade of the little dog on the papers with no verification of said shading. In this way, papers show a blue Chihuahua is not verification that the pooch is really that shading. What’s more, this tragically prompts potential proprietors ready to pay considerably more cash for an exceptionally shaded canine that may essentially be a dim or silver.


In the event that you are searching for a Chihuahua that holds this uncommon shading, one approach to having more affirmation that you are getting what you pay for is to truly take a gander at the little guy face to face. This ought to be done outside on a bright day. In splendid daylight, you ought to have the option to see a blue tint the paw cushions, eye edges, lips, and most discernibly on the button.

It doesn’t generally assist with taking a gander at the guardians. This is on the grounds that a blue can be created from tan and a dark or Chihuahuas of different hues if both dam AND sire have the passive blue quality that is passed down to the doggy.

Most respectable raisers won’t pair two blues together and there is an excellent motivation behind why. Studies have indicated this can cause medical problems in the litter incorporating issues with the substance and strength of the coat.

This is on the grounds that it is a weakened shading and conveys shrouded abandons. At the point when two are reared together, this can bring about a litter with an assortment of medical issues, the most well-known being issues being blocked the development of the coat and alopecia skin issues.

It ought to be noticed that regardless of whether one deceptively breeds two blues together, the subsequent litter may have just tans, tans, and grovels. There is no assurance in the shade of the litter. Since this is a latent quality, it tends to be in the bloodline, however, it avoids at least one age.

Myles (tri-blue Chihuahua), photograph kindness of the Mitich Family Charlotte, North Carolina

Names for Blue Chihuahuas

  • Aqua
  • Ash
  • Azure
  • Azul (blue in Spanish)
  • Baby Blue
  • Blue Boy
  • BlueGirl
  • Bluebelle
  • Blueberry
  • CelesteCobalt
  • Cornflower
  • Cyaneous
  • Denim
  • Hue
  • Icy
  • Indigo
  • Iona
  • Lake
  • Lucia (Italian for ‘ocean lue’)
  • Marble
  • Marine
  • Misty
  • Navy
  • Periwinkle
  • Polu (blue in Hawaiian)
  • Royal
  • Sapphire
  • Seal
  • Sky
  • Slate
  • Sledge
  • Spectre
  • Steel
  • Smokey
  • Wolf

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