Everyone seems to be looking for information on Chihuahuas these days. The search term "Chihuahua" is the number one dog search on the Internet. Paris Hilton is always in the top 10 for celebrity searches. Paris owns a Teacup Chihuahua named "Tinkerbell". This pet is
almost becoming as famous as the owner.
Gossip has it that Paris Hilton takes this little dog on planes, in restaurants, interviews and probably even on dates. Rumor mongers state that Paris rents "Tinkerbell" a private room in hotels for over $ 250.00 per night. Yeah, What a dog's life.
The Chihuahua's size makes it a perfect dog for people on the go. The breed is hardy so it can withstand the whirlwind lives of celebrity and non-celebrity types who are constantly jetting off to exotic places at a moment's notice. Another advantage of owning a Chihuahua is that they are small enough to fit in carry-on luggage. They do not fly well in cargo. This breed is smart and makes a wonderful traveling companion.
Other Facts About the Chihuahua?
The Chihuahua is the oldest breed of dog on the American continent. Along with being the oldest breed, the Chihuahua it is also the smallest breed of dog in the entire world.
The Chihuahua is named after the Mexican state of Chihuahua where he was brought to the rest of the world by travelers. This breed is believed to have been sacred to the Pre-Columbian Indian nations. The most valued dogs weigh under 2-1 / 4 pounds.
Some Chihuahuas are so small they can be held in the palm of your hand. There are two varieties, long haired and smooth coat. The Chihuahua is a very popular companion and is the choice of many celebrities because of the convenience and status of having a cute little dog.
Archaeologists discovered the remains of this breed in human graves in Mexico and in parts of the United States.
- The short nose causes the Chihuahua to wheeze and snore
- Corneal dryness
- Secondary glaucoma
- Gum Problems
* 15 or more years
The Chihuahua makes a good companion for individuals or couples. The dog is not recommended for children. The dog is very lively and will give affection but will demand attention and affection in return. The dog becomes very attached to the owner but views other people with suspicion. The Chihuahua snaps quickly at teasing children. The dog will use its sharp teeth in self defense.