Archive for the ‘Chihuahua Long & Short Coat’ Category

The Chihuahua Phenomenon

1 Chihuahua, 2 Chihuahuas, 3 Chihuahuas More…. The chihuahua phenomenon of having more than one chihuahua is not something new. It is everywhere! How many people do you know that have only one chihuahua? If you are thinking about getting ‘only’ one, forget it! They are highly addictive! This phenomenon, “Chi-diction”can be found worldwide! Celebrities […]

How to Socialize Chihuahuas

Understanding why my chihuahua acts like a baby and not a dog…. How to socialize chihuahuas, humm…. first lets take a look at what we do with our little companions. If you own a chihuahua or small dog then chances are you know what i mean by my chihuahua being unsocial or maybe even acting […]

Toy Breed Dogs History and Origins

The toy breed dog has recently been traced through the evolutionary history of the Grey Wolf, wild canines, and a variety of other breed dogs. Archeologists have found ancient canine remains from Belgium, Germany, and Russia that date back 12,000-31,000 years that were similar in size to the Great Dane. Other canine remains discovered in […]

Chihuahua History & Origins: About the Breed Past to Present

Chihuahua History: Ancient History of the Chihuahua Chihuahua history is still debatable and mysterious with many theories and ideas surrounding the origin of the toy breed. Some archeologists have uncovered artifacts showing that the chihuahua did originate from Mexico. One of the most common theories of the chihuahua history is that the breed is a […]

Amazing Chihuahua Coat Colours !

One of the amazing characteristics about chihuahuas is all the different colours Chihuahuas can come in ! Literally, a whole rainbow of Chihuahua coat colours. We have had quite a few different chihuahua colours here at Pet it Chihuahuas, take a peek below! What colour is your Chihuahua ? Send us some pictures of your […]

Molera or Soft spot on Head

What is the molera or soft spot on the head? The molera on a chihuahua’s head, can best be described as a “soft spot” or hole in the top of the chihuahua’s skull where the skeletal structure has not fused. Similar to a fontanelle in human babies, the parietal and frontal bones of the head […]

Cherry Eye or Ben Eye for Small Breed Dogs

What is Cherry Eye? “Cherry Eye” or ben eye is a congenital eye defect where the canine’s ‘third eyelid’ the nictitating membranebecomes prolapsed or visible. This third eyelid is responsible for keeping the eye moist. Cherry eye often looks like a swollen red blister at the corner of the eye. Cherry eye is common in […]

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 […]