What is a Merle chihuahua?
When bringing up types of chihuahuas, a Merle chihuahua isn’t an official “type” recognized by the AKC for chihuahuas, but rather a special coating type for dogs. The Merle is a gene modifier that affects the pigmentations in dogs that changes the color of their coating. The gene also affects the color of their eyes which normally results in blue eyes or more unusual colors.
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What is a brindle chihuahua?
When referring to a brindle chihuahua, we aren’t speaking on a type of the breed, but rather on the color and patterns of the chihuahua’s coat. The coating of a brindle chihuahua can be described as “striped” or “blotchy” or “streaked”. The dark stripes on brindle coats may have the appearance of “heavy” or “light”. A heavy brindle will give the chihuahua more of a dark appearance, while the light brindle will be much less of a dark dominant overall color.
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Naming your chihuahua dog can be fun!
For some of us, we just need to see some examples before we can get the brain ticking with the creativity we need to name a chihuahua. Being dogs with a very large personality, you may enjoy choosing a name that fits its character. A funny, ironic name for these tiny dogs is a popular choice. The name “Hulk” may seem funny, but if your chihuahua destroys everything, then I’d say it’s a perfect fit.
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Being one of the smallest breeds of dogs, a shy or timid chihuahua is a regular problem. There are many reasons why this may happen which actually has little to do with their size, and more to do with their environment. Let’s take a look at reasons why your chihuahua is shy or timid, and then we can figure out about how to make your little chi more confident.
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Does your chihuahua instinctively start to whimper or run away the moment it senses you want to cut its nails?
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Are you scared stiff of causing bleeding when trimming your pet’s nails?
Are your chihuahua’s nails getting so long they’ve become gnarled and unsightly?
I’m sorry about your carpet, that poor carpet. Everything will be ok, you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to show you the best way to quickly potty train your chihuahua. The process will work for puppies and full grown chihuahuas.
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