Live with a Chihuahua

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A Doberman brain in a midget body
Comes in long coat and smooth coat (see photos below)

Vital Statistics

Life span: 12 - 15 years

Adult weight: maximum six pounds

Adult height: 6 - 9 inches

WARNING: Do not get a teacup Chihuahau. This is the smallest breed of dog to begin with. A teeny tiny one is apt to be a snappy sickly one.

What's good and bad about the Chihuahua?

Pros:

  • Has special affinity for the elderly
  • Needs love and much lap-sitting
  • Makes a good watchdog
  • Requires little maintenance, just occasional brushing, and minimal exercise

Cons:

  • Beware of pranksters who yell "a rat"
  • May be snappy and obstinate and difficult to housebreak
  • Has been overbred which creates health and behavior problems - buy only from a reputable breeder
  • Small size means you must protect him but not to the point you create a frightened, nervous dog (and the need for visits to the doggy therapist)

NOTE: I don’t recommend using a leash and collar for walks. Attach a leash to a body harness, not a collar. The collar is only to hold dog tags, not drag the dog around.

This is a small, fragile dog. Tugging and pulling on the collar around your dog’s neck can contribute to a collapsed trachea and other neck damage. Use a body harness.

Here's a two-minute video of an adorable Chihuahua puppy.


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Get the secrets of quick and easy grooming

Pick up the best techniques for brushing and bathing your Chihuahua whether long or smooth coats.

Don't overlook the need for regular dental care and pawicures.

Discover the best and worst places to get a puppy or dog

There are potential problems of getting a dog from an animal shelter or rescue group as well as a pet store.

Understand the common terms you'll find in contracts or bills of sale from breeders and non-profit shelters or rescue groups.

Know how to protect yourself if you buy over the Internet

Understand what puppy lemon laws cover and learn which states have laws or are trying to pass them.

Understand what you should expect from a breeder’s warranty.

Learn how to select the right puppy or dog

Get the secrets of how to inspect a canine and my one tried and true technique to test temperament.

Don't get a dog with a merle coat.

Learn what to expect from your puppy.

Understand American Kennel Club (AKC) registration and decipher the breed standard

Find out why registration isn’t a guarantee of a healthy, happy dog.

We provide an illustration identifying dog body parts so the breed standard makes some sense.

Learn about all the online registries now available to dog owners.

Learn the potential health problems of the Toy Chihuahua

You’ll learn about the most frequent genetic problems including heart disease

You’ll get a list of the health tests and certificates that a breeder or other seller should provide you.

Learn how to use CHIC and understand other databases for BAER, OFA and CERF.

Get your home ready for a dog

Find out how to puppy proof your home.

No, you don’t need to spend a thousand dollars. For instance, a cardboard box with a waterproof, washable mattress makes a fine bed until your puppy is done teething.

Learn how to housebreak a Chihuahua

There is a technique that works. We’ll address using the outdoors for a potty as well as using a doggy litter tray (especially nice for an older dog). Find out why it’s a bad idea to paper train your dog.

If you work all day, you’ll see a schedule that works well for you and your dog. You’ll also learn why I don’t recommend using walks for potty time.

Introduce your Chihuahua to another dog or cat

Many households have multiple pets. You’ll pick up several tips on the smoothest way to bring a new puppy or dog into your household.

Cats and dogs can live in harmony especially if you start everyone off on the right paw.

Build a sold relationship with your dog

There’s one technique that I consider most important for a happy canine/human relationship.

You’ll also learn the four things you must do to remain the leader of your pack and prevent aggression and dominance problems.

Understand the minimum training your dog needs chihuaha

You’ll learn the 5 commands you should teach your Chihuahua – for his safety and yours.

We don’t expect you to turn your dog into a circus performer. We offer tips for 10-minute training segments.

Get tips on introducing your dog to a baby and children/grandchildren chihuaha

Find out what children need to know about playing with your dog and others

Make sure your dog is safe to play with children and grandchildren

Learn how to select pet insurance

It’s getting more affordable but most dog owners still aren’t insuring their pets.

Learn why veterinarian fees are rising so fast.

Take your Chihuahua with you when you travel

Find out what the airlines require.

Don’t leave him behind if leave the USA. It’s easier to take a dog with you than it’s ever been.

Learn how to happily combine an RV and a Chihuahua

Get tips on making your dog comfortable in an RV

Find out the most common reasons dog owners are asked to leave RV parks

Learn ways to help your aging dog

Your Chihuahua will slow down and need a little extra tender care as he ages – just as you will.

We’ll provide some tips on how you can make his sunset years enjoyable for you both.

Learn when it's time to say good-bye

Consider estate planning for your Chihuahua

Find out how to establish a trust fund to care for your dog after your death (many states now allow them).

Learn what to do if there’s no one who could care for your dog if you’re not around.

Tear out and save our appendix - Dog 911

Get tips on minor first aid treatments.

Know the normal range of temperature and heart rate for your dog

Know what to do if you think your dog's been poisoned.

And much more ...

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