Question: Help! My Chihuahua Won’t Poop!

Dear Kelly, Bruce, my recently rescued 6 year old Chihuahua, has been having trouble going number two. We were feeding him the same brand of kibble that he had at the shelter up until recently and are very careful about leaving food around, but he still doesn’t poop regularly. We discussed this issues with our…

Constipated Chihuahua? – Causes and Treatment

I’m sure most of us know how uncomfortable it can feel when your bowl movements are not as regular as you would like them to be. You know you have to go, but you just can’t. Same thing can happen to your Chihuahua. The difference is that you know what’s wrong and can do something…

Why does my Chihuahua bark at everyone?

Question… Hey Kelly, First of all I just want to thank you for sharing all this information here. I’m sure that it has been great help not only for me, but a lot of other people with Chihuahuas. Having said that, I have a question that’s a little more specific than just the breed as…

Chihuahua Puppy Won’t Stop Biting

One of the best things about owning a Chihuahua puppy is being able to play with him whenever you want. They are so full of energy and are always up to something – which makes them a lot of fun to play with. However all that fun can come to an abrupt stop if the…

Housebreaking a Chihuahua

The first glimpse of responsibilities to come for most dog owner comes as a stinky surprise left on the carpet by their loyal pet. Sure owning a Chihuahua can be a dream if the dog is behaved and housetrained, but if he isn’t then that dream can quickly turn into a complete nightmare. Housebreaking a…

TRIMMING CHIHUAHUA’S NAILS

Most dogs are very protective of their paws because they rely on them so much. They use them to run, play, hunt and interact with the world. So it’s no wonder they make such a big fuss about you touching their paws when you’re holding scary metal clippers or a noisy dremel in your hands.…

CHIHUAHUA EAR HEALTH, CARE AND CLEANING

One of the signatures of the Chihuahua look is big ears on a tiny body. Chihuahua’s ears are like satellites turning and twisting on a constant lookout for sounds and voices. They rely a lot on hearing to judge what’s going on around them so having good healthy ears is very important to them. Even…

BRUSHING A CHIHUAHUA

Keeping up with regular brushing is probably the easiest thing to neglect when it comes to grooming. It just doesn’t seem that important for your Chihuahua to be brushed compared to cleaning his ears or trimming his nails. Unclean ears can lead to ear infections and nails that left to grow out too long can…

GIVING YOUR CHIHUAHUA A BATH

Your dog is stinky and dirty and it’s been a long time since the last time you’ve given your Chihuahua a bath. Today is the day that you will finally do it and I’m here to help you out. Whether this is your first time giving your dog a bath or your dog just won’t…