How many chihuahua coat colours are there?

How many chihuahua coat colours are there?


Chihuahua coat colours

There is an an amazing array of different chihuahua coat colours. 

In fact they have more colours than any other breed. We hunted the internet to see how many of the different chihuahua coat colours we could find. Have a look and see if your chihuahua  coat colour is here. If you have a chi we haven’t found please send us a photo.

Not all chihuahua colours are recognised by the Kennel Club. Merle chihuahuas do cause some controversy. You can read about merle chihuahuas in this article.

Both pure white and pure black with absolutely no splashes of other colours are also rare. Chihuahuas also can be albino, that is the complete lack of any pigment. You will recognise one as they will have pink eyes. Finding a true albino is also quite rare and the breeding of them should  not be encouraged as they can suffer health issues.

Here is a roundup of all the colours we could find.


Black and Silver

Black and Red

Black and Tan

Black and White

Black Sable Fawn (wolf sable?)

Black Sabled Silver (merle)

Black (Total black is rare!)

Blue and Tan

Blue and White

Blue Brindled Fawn

Blue Fawn


Chocolate and Tan

Chocolate and White

Chocolate Blue

Chocolate Brindle Fawn

Chocolate Sable Fawn


Cream and White


Fawn and White

Fawn Brindle Black


Gold and White


Red and Merle

Red and White


White and Black Sable



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  1. Zoe Cottrell
    August 13, 2017 / 12:39 am

    My puppiyyes is an unusual colour. It is like a ginger colour.

    • Louise Kirby
      August 14, 2017 / 1:22 pm


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