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Top 10 Chihuahua facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Taco Bell failed to pay two Michigan men who created the Taco Bell Chihuahua mascot, and were court-ordered to pay back $42 million dollars.

  2. Taco Bell failed to pay the men who pitched the idea of the Taco Bell Chihuahua and later were court ordered to pay $42.1 million dollars.

  3. Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa, who is often portrayed as the epitome of Mexican machismo, never drank alcohol. He actually was so worried about alcoholism spreading in Mexico, that he banned alcohol from his province of Chihuahua.

  4. Taco Bell failed to pay two Michigan men who created the Taco Bell Chihuahua mascot and were later court ordered to pay them $42 million dollars.

  5. Food Network's 'Chopped' was originally supposed to be set in a mansion with the host being a butler. The butler was also to be holding a Chihuahua and when a chef was chopped, the losing dish was fed to the Chihuahua.

  6. Two PETA workers stole a chihuahua from a family's front porch, only to come back to the house two days later to give the family a fruit basket and tell them that they killed the dog.

  7. A study published in the journal of Applied Animal Behavior Science, found that the most aggressive dog breeds are Dachshunds (wiener dogs), Chihuahuas, and Jack Russell Terriers; not the Pitbull, Rottweiler or Doberman.

  8. In 2014 a town in Arizona was "terrorised" by packs of wild Chihuahuas, which defaecated everywhere and chased children.

  9. A man being arrested on the show "COPS" for prostitution charges threatened suing the show if his Chihuahua's face wasn't blurred. The man claimed he did not sign a release for the dog who is an actor with an agent.

  10. 2009 with movies like "Beverly Hills Chihuahua", "Legally Blonde" and stars like Paris Hilton, California animal shelters were overpopulated with Chihuahuas. Several rescue organizations took these Chihuahua, flew them to cities in the East Coast where there was a Chihuahua deficit.

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You are more likely to get bit by a Chihuahua than a pit bull.

Carlos Alazraqui, Deputy Garcia on Reno 911, is the voice of Rocko and Spunky from Rocko's Modern Life, Mr. Weed from Family Guy, Dinkleberg and Mr. Crocker from The Fairly Oddparents, the Taco Bell Chihuahua, and Spyro from the first Spyro videogame.

Aztecs raised Chihuahuas in order to eat them

In 2012, several Argentinian scam artists began selling groomed ferrets injected with steroids off as toy poodles and Chihuahuas -- and people believed them!

In the past, small dogs like Chihuahuas were often used as living hot water bottles with sick persons applying the dog's heat to injured spots on their body

Chihuahua is named after the largest state in Mexico - Chihuahua. This breed was also known as "Arizona" or "Texas dog" because it was first discovered near the US-Mexican border.

Packs Of Chihuahuas Terrorized an Arizona Neighborhood in 2014

Chihuahua likes to hide under the laundry, towels and pile of dirty clothes.

Chihuahua gives birth from 1 to 8 puppies (4 on average). Most pregnancies end with Cesarean section because babies have very large heads.

The Rio Grande flows from Colorado through New Mexico, Texas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, and Tamaulipas.

Among the roles the Chihuahua dog played in traditional Mexican culture was pain relief, as a small, warm dog curled up on a painful body part can be soothing.

A cave in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico known as "Cave of the Crystals" which contains giant selenite crystals that are up to 12m in length, 4m in diameter and weigh 55 tons.

Mummified remains of Chihuahuas have been found in the ancient Mexican graves due to widespread belief that Chihuahuas ensure safe travel to the afterlife.

Chihuahua called Miracle Milly is the smallest dog on the planet (it holds the record in the Guinness Book of World Records). Miracle Milly is only 3.8 inches tall.

Chihuahua is intelligent, loyal and playful dog. It can be also shy, nervous and moody. Chihuahua is suitable for families with older children and pets (such as cats). It can live with other types of dogs, but it is the happiest when it is surrounded with other Chihuahuas. Chihuahua builds very strong bond with one of the family members. It can suffer from the separation anxiety when it is left alone for long period of time.

The Taco Bell chihuahua was named Gidget, and she starred in GEICO ads and Legally Blonde 2.

Actress Kathleen Turner claimed that Nicolas Cage once had gotten drunk, and stole a chihuahua that he liked. In turn, Cage filed a lawsuit for defamation and damage to character. Cage won the case, resulting in retractions, legal fees, and a donation to charity benefiting abuse victims

Feminicidio ("feminicide"), the violent mysterious deaths of hundreds of women and girls since 1993 in the northern Mexican region of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, a border city across the Rio Grande from the U.S. city of El Paso, Texas.

There are two types of Chihuahua: long coat and smooth coat (short-haired). Chihuahua can have wiry or silky, single or double coat that can be uniformly colored, bi- or tricolored (combination of any of these colors: black, brown, yellowish brown, creamy, red, silver, golden, bluish and white).

Chihuahua has only few health issues. It can suffer from cardiac diseases, various phobias and eye infection.

A bridal shop mannequin in Chihuahua, Mexico known as "La Pascualita" is believed by many to be the embalmed remains of the original store-owner's daughter who died on her wedding night. The mannequin has been on display for over 80 years and changes dress frequently.

Chihuahua became popular in the USA after appearance in the series of Taco Bell commercials that were aired from 1994 to 2009.

Chihuahua can reach 4 to 9 inches in height and 4 to 7 pounds of weight.

The average lifespan of Great Danes (really large dogs) is 7 years, while those of Chihuahuas is 14 years

During the Spanish colonial period, Durango was part of an administrative division known as Nuevo Vizcaya, which included the future state of Chihuahua to the north.