chihuahua puppy, though very small, is easily kept and will be a
great companion. He is very stable and emotionally secure. They
are sturdy but fragile if handled roughly or dropped. These dogs
don't know their own size, though, as they will bark incessantly
strangers or other dogs are in their
vicinity. You might say they are like alert alarms for humans.
Having said that, it is not
recommended that any small dogs be left in the hands of children
as they may drop them and cause severe injury. Even taking them
for a walk can spell trouble as it is easy to step on them.
The Chihuahua makes a great pet for
elderly folks because they will treat them with kindness and
safety at all times. Chihuahuas love to jump into your lap and
they want lots of fondling. A Chi will adapt well to apartment
living as well.
You can expect your Chihuahua to want
to sleep in your bed with you as well.
The miniature or teacup Chihuahua is
easily kept clean as he can fit into your bathtub or sink with no
difficulty. In addition the short hair variety needs little
The miniature Chihuahua gets along
with other dog breeds although a very large dog may hurt him
Most Chihuahuas love to travel with
you in cars and other conveyances. They will sit calmly in the
back seat or on the floor.
They are also easy to take long
distances in airplanes. Most airlines will allow you to take dogs
under 20 pounds into the cabin of the plane with you if you have
them in some type of kennel. The kennel can be made of cloth or
plastic. The dog will be very quiet during the flight so you don't
need to worry about disturbing other passengers.
So, where will you find a miniature
puppy for sale? If you don't see ads in your local area, you can
do a search in your favorite search engine and turn up scores of
dogs in seconds.
You may want to investigate barktown.com as well, though they dogs
are not for sale at that website.
You may want to familiarize yourself with the National Breed
Registry if you want a puppy that has good papers. Not all people
care about this when they buy their puppy, though. Dogs without
papers are just as fine as one with papers.
An organization like the National
Kennel Club IncŪ can help you get papers for your dog if you want
to enter dog shows.
for this beloved small breed are: