When you bring your new Chihuahua home you should be expecting to encounter a certain amount of Chihuahua problems with your new dog. Some problems are behavioral and others are just because of the way they are made. Then there are the problems that come up from bad breeders that do not understand what a healthy and good Chihuahua is supposed to be like and they are only in it to make money. Any of these problems can sneak up on you and make your life difficult if you don't know what to watch for.
Teacup Chihuahuas are an incredibly small size dog however their physical fitness does not depend on their size at all. In fact, they are quite steady and healthier compared to other small breeds. Teacup Chihuahuas have a very sweet and charming personality, so despite being a good watchdog, they can make great friendships with strangers once they have been properly introduced. However, when the dog sees a stranger in your yard it will incessantly bark very loudly.
The Chihuahua is very small-sized dog. It has always been a popular and an adorable dog, loved and owned by many celebrities. There are ongoing debates about the origin of the Chihuahua. Some argue that an old Aztec civilization was the origin of Chihuahua, while some others assert that it came from ancient Egypt. While the former group explains that the Chihuahua was actually brought by Spanish settlers to Mexico from old Aztec, and then it came to the United States, the later group suggests it made its way from Egypt to Spain via Mexico.
Watch out! The Chihuahua puppies are coming! Are you ready? Are you sure? Any puppy is a lifetime commitment, including a Chihuahua puppy, but no puppy will be as small as a Chihuahua. Because of their tiny size and their complete lack of fear, they will get into trouble that can get them killed. The good news is that all of these dangers are preventable.
A Chihuahua puppy can be a great choice of a family pet for many folks, as long as you exercise some caution in deciding where you will get your puppy. Pet stores will advertise, "Chihuahua puppies for sale!" and people will flock to the shop to get their pet. However, pet stores that sell dogs are really nothing more than a broker who is working for commercial breeders and puppy mills that are interested in nothing more than taking your money for a substandard dog. These places do not care about breeding animals that are healthy or well socialized. Purchasing a dog from a pet store is simply asking for trouble.
Chihuahua puppies come in two varieties; the long coat variety and the smooth coat variety. The smooth coat has short hair with a very smooth coat. The long coat variety has a longer thicker coat, sometimes curly around the head and ears. Bathing once a month is sufficient for this breed and brushing once a week is enough grooming for a Chihuahua puppy. Chihuahua puppies are the smallest of the breeds but live just as long as any size of dog breeds and are for the most part very sweet and even tempered dogs.