Health & Nutrition Articles

Good Health & Good Nutrition = Happy Chihuahua!

Good Health & Good Nutrition = Happy Chihuahua!

Here you will find articles and videos all about keeping your Chihuahua healthy and happy. The first thing to do is to find a skilled and caring veterinarian. That is number one on the list of priorities on this subject. There will be articles here to help you find one that is right for you and your dog. There will be articles about diseases to look out for, things you can do to prevent them and other ways you can help keep them healthy. Accidents happen. We will have articles on things that can happen and how to prevent them anything that will help you keep your chihuahua safe. (See Remedy’s Story).

I will be adding some recipes for nutritious canine meals and treats. If you have a special recipe that you’d like to share with our other readers, please send them to us in the comments form below and I will be happy to post them with credit to you, of course.

It's that time of the year again when we start thinking about all the bugs our babies can pick up. Read more.
Debugging De Dog, Part I – Heartworms
Tornados, hurricanes, floods, fires, OH MY! Would you know how to protect your Chihuahua in case of an emergency? Read more.
How to Prepare Your Chihuahua In Case of a Disaster
This potentially fatal canine flu is 100% contagious and is spreading all over the US. What is it and how Read more.
Warning! There is a new potentially deadly canine flu spreading across the US
Whether bringing home a new Chihuahua or just introducing your Chi to children or other dogs for the first time, Read more.
New Chihuahua? Introducing Them to Children and Other Dogs
I LOVE brushing my dog's teeth - said no one EVER! This DIY toothpaste will take the struggle out of Read more.
DIY Homemade Toothpaste
Imagine finding your dog (or cat) not breathing! Learn how to perform CPR on your pet, with pictures and video Read more.
What if your dog stopped breathing? Would you know what to do? How to Perform CPR
Is your dog getting older? 8 ways to help them get trough their senior years that your dog will thank Read more.
8 Ways to Help Your Chi Through Their Senior Years
Some people reason that because wild animals don't need flea and tick protection that their pets don't either Learn why Read more.
Is it really necessary to prevent and treat fleas and ticks? Why?