Here are ten matters you must experience about Chihuahuas before you purchase one. Chihuahuas have entered the realm of popular culture. Famous person carry them around in their purses and films are made about them. But before you buy a Chihuahua dog, here are some things to know about Chihuahuas. 1. First of all you had better recognise about Chihuahuas is that they need lots of attention. You should be prepared to play games, interact, and talk to your dog. Chihuahuas are a extremely social dog and they bond powerfully with their owners. They are not dogs that enjoy being alone at home all day.

2. If you have young children, the Chihuahua will compete with them for attention. The dogs do not accept many tolerance for noise, though they make a racket themselves. You had better as well know about Chihuahuas that they can be biters. While they do not inflict serious damage most of the time, it is not a breed that makes sense if you have young babies.

3. Chihuahuas do not like changing residences. They are happy living their lives in one and only place. So, if you're a extremely changeful family, you should consider a different breed. If you do move homes, you should be prepared for an upset dog at first.

4. Some other thing you ought know about Chihuahuas is that they don’t like for there to be other pets in the home. Sure, you can have a goldfish, but if there are other animals competing for your attention, your Chihuahua won't be happy. Chihuahuas often stand up to dogs twice their size and there can be a lot of fights if you have other pets in the home.

5. Unlike the images that celebrities project with their “pocket pets,” Chihuahuas don’t like to be carried around. They love running, walking, and working, not being a fashion accessory.

6. Chihuahuas are not expert travelers. Whenever you're traveling across country in either a car or plane, be prepared for problems from your pooch as they do not like being confined in a carrier.

7. About Chihuahuas, they like their individual space. The dog is very territorial and can dominate its space. You should expect the breed to be quite aggressive if a family member intrudes on what the dog has defined as his or her space.

8. Chihuahuas are jumpers. You'll be stormed at just how much trouble a Chihuahua can get into in your kitchen! They can jump more than two feet from a standing position. Keep this in mind when you're stocking shelves.

9. They get cold easyly. One matter every owner should know about Chihuahuas is that their short hair and bony frame means that they don’t retain heat well. If you live in a cold climate, buy sweaters and coats to keep them warm. Also, give them a warm bed with blankets if needed. If they’re cold, they can throw a tantrum.

10. Your Chihuahua is high strung. To keep him or her in line, it is important to keep their most common personality traits in mind when making training decisions. Before buying a Chihuahua, know as much about the dog’s background as possible.

So, those are ten things you should know about Chihuahuas before you make the decision to purchase one.

Article by: Tom Brian

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