Featuring the brindle and white Chihuahua dog breed figurines, gifts, and collectibles. The Chihuahua, named after the state of Chihuahua in Mexico, is the smallest of all dog breeds. Kennel clubs recognized two varieties of these dogs which are the shorthaired and longhaired. Their temperament is loyal and protective of their owners. They tend to be easily provoked to attack and therefore are unsuitable for children.