Chugs: The quintessential combination of two ideal breeds of canine
Chihuahuas are probably the cutest and most charming breed of dog but are aggressive and protective towards their owner. Over the years, the dog had different names like “Arizona dog” and “Texas dog.” Its official name comes from Mexico’s most significant state Chihuahua. It holds the record for one of the smallest dog breed in the world. There are recorded incidences where these small but active canines saved lives and averted during danger. It is also one of many celebrities favorite dog choice as a pet or a companion.
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The chihuahuas are spunky and quirky dogs. Standing at the height of about 6-10 inches, the Chihuahuas are a petite and spontaneous breed of dogs. They are usually of two types, i.e., the smooth-coated and the long-coated breed.
This agile and feisty breed of dog has today taken the world of companionship to a whole new dimension. For being a loyal companion to being fiercely loyal and protective, the chihuahua takes the podium.
So, when it comes to taking care of our furry companions, who doesn’t want the best! Be it the food, the treats, or the love and care; we want the best for our four-legged friends. Then why compromise in their care and grooming? Therefore, choosing the apt shampoo best suited for your chihuahua is one of the most important decisions that one must take as a responsible parent or as a pet owner.
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The long legged chihuahua or also known as the deer leg chihuahua, also sometimes simply referred to as a deer chihuahua, is a name given simply to describe a certain attribute of having longer legs. Not to be confused with the “deer headed chihuahua” which just describes the shape of the chihuahuas head.
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The chihuahua teething phase can be a difficult phase to handle for many chihuahua owners. Your chihuahua will constantly be uncomfortable and will be chewing on everything it can get it’s little teeth into. Here we will discuss everything you need to know about the chihuahua teething process, from the chihuahua teething age – to ways to ease discomfort.
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No pet owner wants their pup to be unhealthy and overweight, do they? Chihuahua’s are full of life and plenty of personality, so if you own one and they are looking slightly podgy and you are concerned about their well-being, then it may be time to take some action to make sure they are as happy and healthy as possible.
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Owning a chihuahua comes with a small price to pay, chihuahua chewing problems is a regular issue but can be fixed with a little bit of training.
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Look at a chihuahua and it is impossible to fall in love, look at a teacup chihuahua and you might as well be in heaven. Chihuahua’s are naturally small breeds of dogs, but just recently the designer “teacup” craze has made its way to chihuahuas. These extra small, extra loveable dogs are highly desirable in the teacup dog world, but many don’t understand what they are or how they came to be.
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What is a blue chihuahua?
A blue chihuahua is a chihuahua that has what’s called the Dilution gene. This gene is also known as MLPH or “Melanophilin” and has a strange effect on the pigmentation molecules of hair on dogs resulting in a blue appearance. Black or other coats with the Dilution genes will get a sort of greying effect to it, and in the right lighting, it will look blue. Other effects of this gene may give the Chihuahua’s nose a blue appearance as well.
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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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