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All at the tips of your fingers! The Chihuahua is a dog breed that is mostly classified as a companion. They are very small in size and are known to focus more on one or two people. This makes them suitable for older people.
They also do not have a lot of exercise requirements. They are loyal and affectionate and make great pets. Discover more about our Chihuahua puppies for sale below! There is some confusion as to the direct origin of the Chihuahua. Some say they were used by Aztecs for ritual purposes because they were believed to have mystic powers and they faded away when the Aztecs were conquered in the s.
Others say that some hairless dogs were found in Mexico by some traders from Spain and were crossbred with other breeds to bring about the Chihuahua. This dog breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in They have become quite popular over the years. The Chihuahua is a very loyal and affectionate dog. They have some terrier-like traits as they are very suspicious of strangers and they could be the perfect watchdog.
They do better with human affection and companionship. They usually just bond with one or two persons but they could make friends if they are properly socialized. They tend to be shy and reserved at first but with constant socialization, they are more friendly. The Chihuahua is a perfect apartment dog. They do not need so much exercise so they could live with older people. They do well with children who are older because the fuss of an infant and a Chihuahua may not be a good combination. They are house dwellers and are very comfortable being inside all day.
You should have a warm place though as they are not so tolerant of cold weather conditions. The Chihuahua also has exercise requirements as this will improve their health. They are relatively small dogs so they would do well running around the house or a yard if you have one. You could take them on walks once a day. They are first and foremost companion dogs and this means they should always be with you. A Chihuahua would need to be brushed weekly or more frequently and bathed once a month or as necessary. You should use dog shampoo so that you do not strip them of their natural oils.
Clean their ears regularly and check for excess wax or s of infection. They are prone to excess tearing so make sure you clean their eyes regularly with a damp cloth. Trim their nails if you can hear them on the floor and you should take them to a professional groomer once in a while. It is how they are made. They are meant to be companion dogs and they will protect you with their bark when necessary. The American Kennel Club says they need only 30 minutes of exercise daily. They could eat pork, chicken, eggs, potatoes, fish beef and oats.
They only need to be bathed once a month. You could wait longer than a month if you can keep them indoors only. Just like every other dog, yes. They would love it when they are petted at the back of the neck, at the base of their tail and under their chin. The Chihuahua has a thin coat and he is likely to get cold much more often. Burrowing under the covers is their way of staying warm.
You should never feed your dog any of these, bacon, chocolate, milk, cheese, dairy products, onions, garlic, alcohol, caffeine, grapes, etc. They want to be smothered by your attention and do not consider anything too much. They literally want to be children. If the environment is safe, a Chihuahua can be left alone for about 9 to 10 hours. There should be water and food around though. Like all other dogs, yes they do. They really do not like being alone.
The Chihuahua is a small companion and watchdog suitable for older couples. Not seeing what you are looking for? Breed History There is some confusion as to the direct origin of the Chihuahua. Temperament The Chihuahua is a very loyal and affectionate dog. Environment The Chihuahua is a perfect apartment dog. Exercise The Chihuahua also has exercise requirements as this will improve their health. Grooming A Chihuahua would need to be brushed weekly or more frequently and bathed once a month or as necessary. How much exercise does a Chihuahua need? What human foods can a Chihuahua eat?
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