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Chihuahua colors

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Chocolate is a rarer color in chihuahuas, but only because it seems to not be popular with many breeders. It is a beautiful color none the less. It can appear brown, like the color of a chocolate bar, or somewhat reddish. In terms of genetics, chocolate is in the same class as the blues. The b and d groups have similar results, in diluting, or changing the black pigment. It is the b/b gene that causes the chocolates.


This lovely chocolate-tri chihuahua is owned by Pat Weaver.


This is a handsome chocolate-sabled fawn male owned by Michele Barnier of Barnier Chihuahuas.


This darling little chocolate and tan puppy is Jaxis' Mighty CocoaPuff, and is owned by Jacqui Hall.