Chihuahuas

Click Training Your Chihuahua

In the past few years, a new method of training has begun to emerge on the K-9 circuit. Clicker training uses operant conditioning to teach your K-9 pal how to work for rewards. A click-training session uses a small handheld device and positive reinforcement. The device is very simple. It Read more…

By MS, ago
Chihuahuas

Biting and Chewing

If your Chi is still a puppy, he or she may have a habit of randomly nipping or biting at you and the members of your family. This is most likely because the Chihuahua is going through a teething stage. This is a normal process of them trying to help Read more…

By MS, ago
Chihuahuas

Chihuahua Barking – How can you stop it?

You love your sweet little lap dog. He is funny and entertaining, adorable and loving and you could never ask for a more wonderful little companion…until someone unfamiliar walks by the yard…or the car…or walks into the room…or a leaf blows by…or a shadow passes overhead…suddenly the silence is shattered Read more…

By MS, ago
Chihuahuas

Adventures in potty training

For this we are going to be under the assumption that you are trying to potty train a puppy. It can be more difficult to train an older dog; particularly if they have never been in a structured environment before. It can be done, with enough time, love and patience. Read more…

By MS, ago
Chihuahuas

Safety for Your Chihuahua dog

Since Chihuahuas are very curious little dogs and also very small, they require the owner to take additional safety provisions that owners of larger breeds may not have to concern themselves as much with. The smaller the Chihuahua the more cautious you will have to be. If you think about Read more…

By MS, ago
Chihuahuas

To Sterilize or Not….

Unless you have adopted your Chihuahua from a shelter or gotten an older dog from someone who has already had the dog altered, one of the most important decisions you will be faced with is whether or not to spay/neuter. Some of the pros of spaying/neutering are as follows You Read more…

By MS, ago
Chihuahuas

Grooming Your Chihuahua

One of the truly wonderful things about the Chihuahua breed in general is the low-maintenance schedule of grooming you need to care for them. The care for the long-coat and the smooth-coat Chihuahua is basically the same. The rudimentary needs of a smooth-coat are simple and straight forward. Rubber curry Read more…

By MS, ago
Chihuahuas

The Facts plain and simple

Chihuahuas are a lot of fun! They make excellent watchdogs as they have very finely-tuned hearing and like to alert their owners when someone is near. They can be good with other dogs and children, preferably older children. They are loyal and confident, playful and energetic, sweet and affectionate. In Read more…

By MS, ago