Archive for the ‘Small Breed Specific Info’ Category

Grooming Chihuahuas Both Long and Short Coat

Grooming your chihuahua puppy & adult  is an important part of your chihuahuas health and well being. Grooming chihuahuas both Long or Short Coat is an important part of your chihuahuas health and well being. It is a great bonding experience for you and your pet but more importantly, regular cleaning allows them to become […]

Hypoglycemia Chihuahuas & Toy Breed Dogs

Part of responsible pet ownership includes knowledge and appropriate care of your toy breed chihuahua puppy at every stage of its life. If you own a puppy under three months (12 weeks and under), especially a small or toy breed dog such as a Chihuahua, you need to be aware of HYPOGLYCEMIA and how to […]

Deer Head Chihuahuas vs Apple Head Chihuahuas

Deer Head Chihuahuas vs Apple Head Chihuahuas Deer head chihuahuas vs apple head chihuahuas and how it is a common phrase to a chihuahua’s appearance or head shape, but do you know what the difference is ? Although either term is not an official categorization of the chihuahua breed, there can be a dramatic difference […]

Merle Chihuahuas Information and Health

Is Your Merle Chihuahua A Purebred? Merle Chihuahuas: Merle chihuahuas is always a hot debate in the chihuahua community! Here is our take on merle chihuahuas, what you need to know and how to decide if one is right for you! First off what is a ‘merle chihuahua’? Merle or “Dapple” as referred to in […]

Long Coat Chihuahuas vs Short Coat Chihuahuas

Long Coat Chihuahuas vs Short Coat Chihuahuas, most of us are familiar with the general appearance of a chihuahua, however did you know chihuahuas come in two coat lengths? Do you know how to spot the difference between them? There are two classifications of chihuahuas, although the same breed they look totally different indeed! SHORT […]

Chihuahua Weight Chart and Growth Chart

Chihuahua Weight Chart and Growth Chart Chihuahua Weight Chart and Growth Chart view on the chart below to see an estimate of how big your chihuahua will grow to at its adult weight! Please note: -This chart is only applicable for AKC and CKC registered chihuahua dogs -this is an estimate only, not a guarantee. […]

Chihuahua Breed Standard

Group: All chihuahuas, whatever size or coat length are part of the Toy breed group Classification: all chihuahuas fall into the Long or Short Coat category Appearance: Graceful, Alert, Saucy expression appearance Temperament : Intelligent, affectionate, reserved towards strangers, can be stubborn! Weight: Well balanced 6lbs and under Coat : Smooth, close to body and […]

Pet it Chihuahuas in the news: Baby Belle spotted!

Baby Belle spotted! Here is a picture of Baby Belle (from Pet it Chihuahuas) and a Great Dane in the Brantford Expositor News Paper! Taken for the Branford SPCA wiggle wag a thon in May 2012. Note her size was only 19 oz. at the time of photo, not 26 oz as stated below!