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quick! should I go home and check on my dog?

Today is my new dog's first day home alone. Should I go home and visit during my lunch break? [more inside]
posted by cakelite on Sep 22, 2015 - 15 answers

Tiny Dog Life

I adopted a 6 lb chihuahua from a rescue organization about two weeks ago. How can I celebrate living with with this ridiculous, tiny creature? [more inside]
posted by skrozidile on Jul 15, 2014 - 20 answers

How to stop a klepto dog

My dog is a kleptomaniac. Anything left in his reach he will steal and chew on and hide. Paper goods, remote controls, anything. He's a freaking 5 lb Chihuahua but nothing is safe if he can reach it or climb to it. After 3 years of being terrorized by his ways I'm wondering if there's any training that can make it so we can trust him to have free reign of the house. [more inside]
posted by arniec on Oct 20, 2013 - 16 answers

What are the best things about owning a Chihuahua?

I'm writing a story where one of the kids gets a Chihuahua. I've never owned a dog (my husband is allergic). If you have a Chihuahua, what is it that you love about them?
posted by alexthepink on Jun 14, 2013 - 33 answers

Chihuahua Puppy Guides?

In the wake of a recent hoarding incident in Pennsylvania a local shelter has a large number of chihuahuas who will soon be needing permanent homes. I have previous experience dogsitting a family member's chihuahua for long periods of time so I know how to take care of adults, but some puppies are also available for adoption and I think that might be a rewarding experience. Everyone in the household has experience with dogs, but we have not raised a puppy. I was wondering if you could link me to the best guides for what to expect and how to raise a puppy, and specifically for the unique challenges of a chihuahua puppy. [more inside]
posted by furiousxgeorge on Jul 22, 2012 - 4 answers

I don't even like small dogs.

After a long assault from my SO of horrible puppy pics of things with short legs, smashed faces, or freakishly long bodies, I agreed to this. Which is a 9 week old chihuahua. He joins these two as the four legged contigent of a family that also has two boy child types. So now I need to feed all of them. [more inside]
posted by Talia Devane on Mar 3, 2012 - 13 answers

feisty bundle of teeth

I have a new chihuahua puppy who is a bit too aggressive and not sure how to train it out of him. Details inside, advice needed. [more inside]
posted by arniec on Sep 19, 2011 - 9 answers

What should my friend name his dog?

What should my friend name his VERY SMALL, MALE, Chihuahua? [more inside]
posted by learninguntilidie on Aug 14, 2010 - 88 answers

How to get a chihuahua from point A to point B?

What experiences do you have with having a pet shipped/transported? This question specifically concerns an eight pound chihuahua who will be traveling on her own. [more inside]
posted by msali on Apr 15, 2009 - 17 answers

Is anyone familiar with Tecnológico de Monterrey in Chihuahua?

Is anyone familiar with Tecnológico de Monterrey in Chihuahua? [more inside]
posted by KTrujillo on Feb 6, 2009 - 6 answers

My Spanish is not up to the task

Where, exactly, in Chihuahua do you catch the bus to Santa Eulalia? We were told it was the Francisco Portilla bus and could be caught on Ave. Ninos Heroes. We´ve waited for literally hours and not seen it.
posted by bricoleur on Nov 3, 2008 - 2 answers

First-time travellers to Mexico need some advice.

We will be in the city of Chihuahua (or roundabouts) for Dias de los Muertos. We're wondering if the festivities will be better in the city, or if there is a smaller town within an hour or two's travel that would be better? Beyond that, are there any don't-miss sights, experiences, or eateries you'd care to recommend?
posted by bricoleur on Oct 16, 2008 - 1 answer

What steps should I take to ensure my rabbit and new chihuahua puppy get along?

What steps should I take to ensure my rabbit and new chihuahua puppy get along? [more inside]
posted by friedbeef on Sep 15, 2008 - 4 answers

Why is my dog obsessed with dryer sheets?

Why is my dog OBSESSED with dryer sheets? [more inside]
posted by arniec on Jul 30, 2008 - 18 answers

How can I get my 2 new puppy chihuahuas to stop running under the sofa?

How can I get my 2 new puppy chihuahuas to stop running under the sofa? [more inside]
posted by arniec on Jun 13, 2008 - 20 answers

no quero molly

My mom inherited a Chihuahua. She lives in rural Missouri. Owls and Hawks try to eat it. How can we stop them? [more inside]
posted by jeffamaphone on Dec 5, 2007 - 26 answers

Tips on Introducing a Big Dog and a Small Dog

This weekend, I will be introducing a small dog to a big dog. I would rather they not kill each other. Help me. [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Jul 24, 2007 - 18 answers

Dog for me?

Should I get a dog? [more inside]
posted by teststrip on Aug 8, 2006 - 30 answers

Poor dental health of chihuahuas

Would anyone know of a good vet (and pricing) for heavy cleaning and extraction of some teeth for Chihuahuas in the Toronto area? Today I found a molar on the floor...and then the horror which are my Chihuahuas' teeth. Thanks...
posted by strangelove on Feb 11, 2006 - 7 answers

Chihuahua Outdoors Pee-pee Poo Poo Partay

Previously paper-trained Chihuahua, now on the path to being house broken will very very occasionally do her business outside. If let out from her crate, she may go to the bathroom in the house, however, for some reason, she prefers to go to the bathroom in her crate (just number one)! Outside she will just stand around our feet, looking to be picked up or just looking up at us. Her Chihuahua friend, similar history with paper training, will do her business in a mater of seconds on the lawn…she learnt this in a couple of days. What are we doing wrong with the stubborn one??? I don’t want her to be in a crate every time we have to leave the room. All I want for her to understand is that when Chihuahua goes outside, does the business, Chihuahua can quickly go inside … When she does go to the bathroom outside she is rewarded, but as mentioned, this is not often… Any hints? Any Chihuahua specific pointers? Thanks
posted by strangelove on Jan 17, 2006 - 12 answers

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