The Chihuahua is a tiny toy sized dog. The physique is best than it is tall. The arch is able-bodied rounded, angel in appearance and the cage is abbreviate and acicular with a able-bodied authentic stop. Puppies accept a bendable atom on the top of the skull alleged a "molera", which usually closes by adulthood. The large, annular eyes are set able-bodied afar and are dark, ruby, and may be lighter in white dogs. The arrect aerial are large. Dewclaws may be removed. The appendage is long, sickle-shaped, either coiled over the aback or to the side. The covering comes in both a abbreviate covering or a long, bouncing or collapsed coat. All colors, both solid, apparent or splashed are accepted. Colors include, but are not bound to, black, white, chestnut, fawn, sand, silver, sable, animate blue, atramentous & tan and parti-color.
The Chihuahua is a acceptable accompaniment dog. Courageous, acutely lively, appreciative and adventurous, they adore affection. Brave, airy and agile. Chihuahua's can be absolute after the able animal leadership. They are loyal and become absorbed to their owners. Some like to lick their owner's faces. Socialize them well. For some, they may be hardly difficult to train, but they are intelligent, apprentice quickly, and acknowledge able-bodied to proper, abutting but affable (positive reinforcement) training. May be difficult to housebreak. Do not let the Chihuahua get abroad with things you would not acquiesce a ample dog to do (Small Dog Syndrome), such as jumping up on humans. While it may be beautiful for a 5 batter tiny dog to put his paws on your leg if you appear home from work, it is acceptance a ascendant behavior. If you acquiesce this little dog to be your backpack baton they will developed abounding behavior issues, such as jealousy, assailment with added dogs and sometimes with humans, and will become acutely apprehensive of bodies except for their owner. If strangers are present, they will activate to chase their owner's every move, befitting as abutting as possible. A Chihuahua who is backpack baton of their bodies may breeze at children. This brand is about not recommended for children, not because they are not acceptable with them, but because a lot of bodies amusement the Chihuahua abnormally than they would a ample dog, causing them to become untrustworthy. Because of their size, this brand tends to be babied and things we bodies acutely see as bad behavior for a ample dog is looked over as beautiful with a baby dog. Baby dogs aswell tend to be absolved less, as bodies accept they get abundant exercise just active about during the day. However a airing provides added than just exercise. It provides brainy stimulation, and satisfies the clearing instinct, all dogs have. Because of this, baby breeds such as the Chihuahua tend to become snappish, yappy, protective, and capricious with kids and bodies they do not know. Chihuahua's who are their human's backpack baton tend to be adequately dog-aggressive. An buyer who realizes this and treats the Chihuahua no abnormally than they would a ample breed, acceptable a bright backpack leader, will get a different, added ambrosial attitude out of this admirable little dog, award them to be acceptable little adolescent companions.
Prone to rheumatism, slipped stifle, colds, and gum problems. Aswell corneal boredom and accessory glaucoma, do to their bulging eyes. Gains weight easily. Yield attention about baneful articles such as amber or fertilizer. This is a actual baby brand and it will not yield abundant to adulteration them. Chihuahuas are generally built-in via cesarean area because puppies are built-in with almost ample heads. Susceptible to fractures and added accidents in puppyhood. Some Chihuahuas accept a molera, an accessible area of the skull which can abide accessible throughout life. This makes the dog decumbent to injury. Has a control to buzz and snore, because of their small, abbreviate muzzles. Decumbent to stress, acquired by the owners addiction to amusement them like little babies. All dogs, even tiny ones, charge to feel their owners are able absent beings able to handle the absolute pack.