PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion

TO ALL PET LOVERS: We would like to assure you that we are considered an essential business. Purina is operating as normal, our supply chains are open and all efforts are being made to ensure we can keep the stores stocked with product as best as we can during these uncertain times. We ask everyone to shop as normally as possible and to be considerate to ensure everyone can get the food they need for their pets. Please be kind, patient and considerate to other shoppers and all store staff during what is an unsettling time for all. Enjoy the extra time at home with loved ones, your pets will no doubt love having you home. We are still here for you, if you need any assistance our Pet Care Advisors are still available on 0800 738 847 or AskPurina@nz.nestle.com.



Graceful, alert and highly intelligent, the Chihuahua is an excellent pet for families with gentle, patient children. An ancient breed from Central America, the Chihuahua can be longhaired or shorthaired. Both coat varieties are easy to maintain. An ideal city dog, the Chihuahua requires little exercise but can be sensitive to cold temperatures.
Living Considerations
  • Good with older children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
In the hit film “Legally Blonde,” a Chihuahua starred as “Bruiser,” the pampered pet of Elle Woods, played by Reese Witherspoon.
  • Size Toy
  • Height 15 to 22.5 centimetres
  • Weight 2.5 kilograms or less
  • Coat Short or long
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Any colour or combination or colours
  • Activities Conformation, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Indoor