In the proper conditions, chihuahuas can be good with children. Although without any kind of training for both your chihuahua and your child, both may have some kind of accidents or injuries. Chihuahua’s are very loyal and protective of their owner and more importantly in this case, can be very jealous as well. There are quite a few things to consider when attempting to bring a chihuahua around a child and should be approached carefully.
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Understanding the types of chihuahuas
When it comes to the different types of chihuahuas, there are only two official different types of chihuahuas. The two types being categorized by their coat length, the long haired and short haired chihuahuas. Although that being said, there are a few other unofficial different types of chihuahuas that aren’t recognized by the AKC as any official type. So for the sake of making things simple and easy to understand, we still call them a type of chihuahua. The differences are quite easy to tell just by looking at them so let’s take a look at the different types there are.
Is my chihuahua ok?
This can be answered in a number of ways, there are a few factors when trying to figure out why chihuahuas shake or if it is cause for concern. The main reason why your chihuahua is shaking could be one of the main reasons humans shake, to warm up.
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What is sleep apnea?
Sleep apnea is a not so well known sleeping disorder that causes the person or animal or your chihuahua to stop breathing in the middle of it’s sleep. Either by obstructions of the airways, allergies, the position they sleep in, or just because they get so relaxed their brain is forgetting to breathe. It can be cause for concern, and in some rare cases it could cause death.
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