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To read this series of posts; Training Your Chihuahua from the beginning, CLICK HERE PART VI, Train Your Chihuahua To Read more.
Training Your Chihuahua, Part VI, Teaching “Sit”
You may have heard these terms and wondered exactly what they mean. Chihuahuas come in virtually any color combination and Read more.
What is a blue Chihuahua or a blue merle Chihuahua?
NomNomNow Review: Part II, Transition Changing your dog’s diet to healthy, gently cooked dog food As you know, in part I Read more.
NomNomNow Fresh Healthy Dog Food Review, Part II, Transition
Did you know that Chihuahuas are the second most often surrendered breeds and therefore the second most often euthanized dog Read more.
Why Are Chihuahuas The Second Most Euthanized Breed?
How to housebreak a Chihuahua (or any dog). On Chihuahua forums, I’ve come across many questions about how to housebreak Read more.
Training Your Chihuahua Part V – Housebreaking
You got your Chi as a puppy, lucky you! Does your Chihuahua snarl or snap at strangers? There’s a reason Read more.
HOW TO MAKE YOUR CHIHUAHUA A HAPPY CONFIDENT DOG
ChiChis And Me review of NomNomNow fresh, human grade dog food, delivered to your door. Get 50% off first two Read more.
NomNomNow Review – Fresh Healthy Dog Food
Can dogs have OCD? Learn what veterinarians and veterinarian behaviorists say Read more.
Can Dogs Have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?
When training your Chihuahua should you use hand signals or verbal commands? What is a release word and why is Read more.
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR CHIHUAHUA, PART IV
According to USA Today, the people behind audible, the Amazon-owned company want your dog to listen to Jane Austen’s Pride Read more.
HOW TO HELP YOUR CHIHUAHUA WITH SEPARATION ANXIETY
4 Wonderful Ways to Bond With Your Dog Do you think your Chi is simply the smartest, most athletic, and Read more.
4 WONDERFUL WAYS TO HAVE FUN AND BOND WITH YOUR CHIHUAHUA
THE #1 REASON PEOPLE FAIL WHEN TRAINING THEIR DOG When it comes to training a Chihuahua, I’m constantly surprised at Read more.
TRAINING A CHIHUAHUA, PART III
Treating Arthritis in Dogs If you have a senior Chihuahua like I do, then your dog is probably suffering from Read more.
HOW TO TREAT YOUR CHIHUAHUA’S ARTHRITIS
Know What Your Job Is Guide Be consistent Motivate Timing Reward Guidance Your job as a trainer is to guide Read more.
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR CHIHUAHUA, PART II, YOUR JOB AS A TRAINER
understand what arthritis is and why it’s painful, how do you know if your dog has arthritis Read more.
Does Your Senior Chihuahua Have Arthritis?
Puppy or Adult Did you just adopt a Chihuahua or a Chihuahua mix? CONGRATULATIONS! You now have a protective and Read more.
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR CHIHUAHUA, PART I, INTRODUCTION
Have you ever had to chase your dog? When Chico was younger, he would bolt out the door and run Read more.
HOW TO STOP A RUN AWAY CHIHUAHUA
Let's face it, Chihuahuas are adorable! So adorable and tiny that we sometimes forget that they are dogs. Why love Read more.
Do you baby your Chihuahua too much?
Has your Chihuahua become a tiny tyrant? Learn what you can do to stop it. Read more.
Is your Chihuahua The “Boss” in Your House? How To Overthrow His Little Dictatorship!
What do domestic abuse and women’s shelters have to do with Chihuahuas? When I attended BlogPaws 2017 one of the Read more.
Chihuahuas and Domestic Abuse
Every year, dogs suffer and die because their guardians make the mistake of leaving them in a parked car—even for Read more.
5 Things You Should Do If You See A Dog In A Hot Car
Love to shop? Wish you could take your dog? Here is a list of the top ten most pet-friendly cities Read more.
More Stores Are Going Pet Friendly
Meet little Gracie, a one-eared Chihuahua. Another great rescue story Read more.
Meet Little Gracie, a One-Eared Chihuahua
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
Does your Chihuahua think he is a big dog and can take on a Wolfhound or a Great Dane? How Read more.
Do Chihuahuas Really Have a Napoleon Complex?
Julie Docherty is very proud of her brood of 4 adorable senior citizens. Julie has a special place in her Read more.
Meet An Amazing Woman and Her 4 Amazing Chihuahuas
Chihuahuas Got Spunk! While scouring the internet recently, I came across and article that cheered me immensely. I wanted to Read more.
MEET THE CHIHUAHUA THAT WENT FROM HOPELESS TO HAPPY!
Is your Chihuahua bad to the bone? How to stop all that bad behavior immediately! Read more.
How To Stop Your Chi’s Bad Behavior For Good
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
Getting a Puppy From a Breeder? There should be no shame if you decide to buy a full bred Chihuahua Read more.
10 Questions to Ask Chihuahua Breeders Before You Adopt
Scary Cancer Statistics Did you know dogs are: Twice as likely to develop leukemia than humans Four times more likely Read more.
10 Ways To Tell If Your Chihuahua May Have Cancer
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
Do you know why Chihuahuas and some other toy breed dogs have such a bad reputation? Here’s a hint: it’s Read more.
5 Ways To Teach Your Chihuahua Good Manners
I was recently told about this story, however, the events took place in 2013. Dog rescuers are my heroes, especially Read more.
Meet Billy, Rescued From a Puppy Mill
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
Great new pet product coming your way this summer! I LOVE it! Read more.
Available this summer, SureFlap app-controlled pet door
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
REVIEW: EasyDefense Natural Flea & Tick Control Kits From Only Natural Pet   WHAT IT IS: EasyDefense Natural Flea and Read more.
Review: EasyDefense Natural Flea & Tick Control Kits
You can buy flea and tick prevention and treatment products at any supermarket, pet store, online, or from your veterinarian. Read more.
WAIT! Before You Buy Any More Flea and Tick Products, What You Need to Know
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?
  Dr. Karen Becker Discussing Lyme Disease Lyme Disease. What Is It, How to Prevent and Treat Lyme disease is Read more.
Dogs and Lyme Disease. Is Your Dog At Risk?
Article by: By Yagana Shah “The Love of His Life” A California WWII veteran shed tears of joy as he Read more.
WWII Vet Reunited With Stolen Chihuahua
You Can Improve Your Dog’s Diet Today Deciding what to feed your dog is a big decision, and it may Read more.
10 Ways You Can Improve Your Dog’s Diet Right Now
Arthritis Only A Disease of Older Dogs? Although Arthritis is something that usually affects older dogs, 65% of dogs over Read more.
How to Treat Arthritis
What Is Dominance Based Dog Training? When it comes to training our dogs, we hear the word “dominance” all the Read more.
What Does It Mean to be Dominate?
The amazing benefits of honey You may have read about the many ways that honey can benefit your health. But, Read more.
5 Ways That Honey Can Benefit Your Pooch
Pinkee Jo: The Beginning: The story of Pinky begins when she was 8 weeks old. Donna met Pinky at the Read more.
The inspiring story of one little Chihuahua
WHAT DOGS DREAM ABOUT AND WHAT SCIENTISTS HAVE LEARNED Have you ever wondered what dogs dream about? I love to Read more.
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHAT DOGS DREAM ABOUT?
You’ve probably heard the terms apple head and deer head to describe Chihuahuas, but have you ever heard of a Read more.
IS YOUR CHIHUAHUA AN APPLE HEAD OR A DEER HEAD? HOW CAN YOU TELL FOR SURE?
Read about this brave little Chihuahua that lost her leg. Read more.
MEET A BRAVE LITTLE CHI NAMED KIZZI
It’s every dog parent’s biggest fear, getting their dog stolen. The very thought is unimaginable! With pet theft constantly on Read more.
10 Most Commonly Stolen Dog Breeds and How To Keep Yours Safe
Learn how this latest technology can help you and your vet keep your chi healthy longer! Read more.
HOW CAN THIS LATEST TECHNOLOGY HELP YOUR CHI?
If you're lucky enough to live in sunny California or someplace where it never gets colder than 50 degrees, you Read more.
Is Your Chihuahua Warm Enough?
While lick granulomas are difficult to cure, they are usually manageable. This is rarely a life-threatening condition, although it is Read more.
Dealing With a Nightmare Skin Condition
3 ways to stop aggressive, possessive behavior. If you follow these three steps, your Chi will be loved by everyone, Read more.
Is Your Chihuahua Sassy, or Surly?
WHAT IT IS: iFetch Interactive Ball Launcher for Dogs SHORT REVIEW: It launches mini tennis balls and challenges dogs by Read more.
Review: The IFetch Interactive Ball Launcher
This is another cautionary tail! (yep, pun intended). This is another reason it is SO IMPORTANT to have your dog Read more.
5 Year Old Stitch Was Lost, Then Sold, Then Returned to His Owner. How Does That Happen?
Article and infographic by: Jenny of www.herepup.com Recovering from an illness or depression can be a difficult thing. It takes Read more.
12 Amazing Reasons Why Dogs Are Good to Help Raise Children
Recognizing, preventing, and handling dog aggression In the wild, aggression came in very handy: dogs needed aggression to hunt, to Read more.
How to Stop Your Chihuahua’s Aggression
HOW TO STOP WHINING, CRYING AND BARKING WHEN CONFINED Most puppies will whine and cry and bark when they are Read more.
The Number One Mistake People Make When Crate Training, And What To Do Instead
Does your dog chew on everything within his or her reach? There are three main reasons dogs chew and how Read more.
Does your Chihuahua chew up everything within his or her reach? Here’s what you can do
Do you spoil your pooch with gifts? Do you like to give your friend's dogs (don't leave out the cats, Read more.
Top 10 Gifts Chihuahuas (& Other Dogs Too) Will Love!
Is it necessary? More importantly, is it safe? Microchipping is becoming more and more popular among pet owners. Many have Read more.
Should I Microchip My Chihuahua?
We all dread the fact that our pets are getting older. Find out how you can prevent, treat and manage Read more.
Taking Care of Your Senior Chihuahua
I began to wonder, are Remedy and her entourage really enjoying it or am I encouraging a behavior that means Read more.
Why Do Dogs Howl?
Have you ever wondered why your dog licks you and everything else? 4 Reasons why.... Read more.
Why Does My Dog Lick Me and Everything Else?
What to do in an emergency! Some people are cool as a cucumber in an emergency. Some just panic and Read more.
How do you know if it is really necessary to take your Chi to the vet.
Why is Chocolate toxic to dogs? I love chocolate! Chocolate candy, chocolate cake, chocolate ice cream, if it’s chocolate I Read more.
Why is Chocolate Poisonious to Dogs, and How Much is Too Much?
Did you know that Nov. 6-12 is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week? Here are 10 easy ways that you can Read more.
10 Ways You Can Show Appreciation For Your Local Animal Shelter
Why are some dogs afraid of hardwood floors? See how I cured my Chihuahua from being afraid of hardwood or Read more.
How to train your Chihuahua to walk on hard floors
You're going to love this canine couple, they are the cutest thing I've seen in a long time! Read more.
Cutest Canine Couple on Instagram!
Have you ever wondered if dogs grieve? Find out what the experts say.... Read more.
Do Dogs Grieve?
How do you know when it's time to take them to the vet? This may save you BIG money! Read more.
How to Know if Your Dog is Sick
Does your Chihuahua sleep with you? Watch this cute video of a Chihuahua sneaking on to the bed. Read more.
Chihuahua Sneaks Nap on the Bed!
October is National Service Dog Month There is some confusion, I think between these three types of trained dogs. With Read more.
What is the Difference Between a Service, Emotional Support or Therapy Dog?
What you should know about treats, table food, special formula foods, puppy food, food for seniors, and much more. TREATS Read more.
Did You Know This About Treats, Table Food, Food For Puppies and Seniors?
There are so many dog food choices. How do you know which is best for YOUR dog? Find out how Read more.
Dry, Canned, Semi-Moist or Soft-Moist Dog Food. How To Know What’s Best For YOUR Chihuahua
This is the second in a three part series that will take all the guess work out of choosing the Read more.
Confused About Which Dog Food Is Best For YOUR Dog?
If you have lost a pet in death, the above organization and the Humane Society of the United States have Read more.
National Pet Memorial Day
How nutrients work. Part I in a series of IV. How to know if you are feeding your dog the Read more.
Are You Feeding Your Chi The Best Food? How Do You Know?
This Chihuahua named Poncho is living large. He has his very own bedroom underneath his owner’s stairs, equipped with a Read more.
This Chihuahua Has His Very Own Bedroom!
You may have heard these terms and wondered exactly what they mean Read more.
What is a Blue Chihuahua and What is a Merle Chihuahua?
A Chihuahua recently repaid its owner for saving it from the animal shelter by possibly saving the 92-year-old owner’s life. Read more.
Chihuahua Saves 92 Year Old Owner
  What You Should Know: Orijen dog food is “Biologically Appropriate”, according to their website. What does that mean? They Read more.
Orijen Dog Food Review
As you know by now, my mission is to educate about the health and training of Chihuahuas. But, most of Read more.
The Skinny on Chihuahuas and Other Toy Breed Dogs
Petcurean Now Dog Food Review: My Chico is now 14 years old. We have several stairs that he has to Read more.
Does Your Senior Dog Have Joint Pain?
Are you or a friend adopting a dog or a puppy? Whether you are having a child dog themed party Read more.
Want to Have a Dog Themed Party?
Do you have a four legged playground bully? Is your Chihuahua a bully at the dog park or with other Read more.
Is Your Dog a Bully?
Step By Step Instructions on How to Teach Your Chihuahua to Focus Only On You. For information about why this Read more.
Teaching Your Chi to Focus Only on You and Why It’s Important
One of the basic commands that every dog should know is the "down" command. It can be very frustrating to Read more.
How to Teach Your Chihuahua the “Down” Command
There are many different types of dog trainers with varied educations It can be very confusing trying to find one Read more.
How to Find Just The Right Trainer For You and Your Dog
Having trouble teaching your Chi to sit? Here's the fix: READ MORE Read more.
How to teach your Chi to sit
This is Why You Should Always Get Your Dogs Micro Chipped! What an amazing story! After eight years! Can you Read more.
Dash Has Been found And Returned to Owner After 8 Years!
Why does my dog eat poop? How to stop it! READ MORE Read more.
Does Your Chihuahua Have a Dirty Little Secret?
Chihuahuas can be prone to skin problems and it can be quite frustrating to try to figure out the cause Read more.
Does Your Chi Have Dry, Itchy Skin?
In way over her head I don’t believe this woman is a monster. She may have started out with the Read more.
A Woman Got Into Something Way Over Her Head
Does Your Dog Have Itchy Skin? Chihuahuas can be prone to skin problems. There can be many different causes of Read more.
How Can I Prevent My Dog From Scratching All The Time?
To Keep Our Precious Pets Safe! Another hot car and another poor dog left helplessly. This one in Jacksonville, Florida. Read more.
How Many Warnings Is It Going To Take?
GREAT follow up news from Bubba the meth addicted Chihuahua. I thought you all would like to know the good Read more.
Follow up on Bubba, the Meth Addicted Chi
Do you wish you could really communicate with your Chihuahua? That he understood you and you could understand what he Read more.
6 Things Your Chihuahua May Be Trying To Tell You
What you need to know about teacup chihuahuas and breeders that breed them. Read more.
Teacup Chihuahuas – What you need to know!
California Woman Vows to go to City Hall A Los Angeles woman’s dog was brutally attacked by a pit bull Read more.
Owner Vows to go to City Hall After Chihuahua Fatally Mauled
Brownsville firefighters rescued a Chihuahua found inside a burning home Wednesday. The little Chihuahua — close to death — was Read more.
Ay, Chihuahua – Firefighters Battle Fire, Rescue Dog
Apple head or deer head you've probably heard these terms before regarding Chihuahuas. But, have you heard of a pear Read more.
Apple Head, Deer Head, What The Heck Is The Difference?
Do Chihuahuas Need Exercise? Although they are small and can get a pretty good workout in a small apartment, they Read more.
4 Ways to Exercise Your Chihuahua That is Fun For Them And You
Sadly that is what happened to poor little Terri Lynn, a 7 pound Chihuahua from Campbell California. Her owner took Read more.
HOW DOES A DOG DIE FROM A 5 MINUTE NAIL TRIM?
HOW MUCH IS THAT PUPPY IN THE WINDOW? Puppies in the pet stores look happy and healthy. They look well Read more.
SHOULD YOU BUY A PUPPY FROM A PET STORE?
What is it? The brain needs a steady supply of glucose to function properly. Hypoglycemia is a medical term for Read more.
HOW TO RECOGNIZE, TREAT AND PREVENT HYPOGLYCEMIA
This news story just broke my heart! I can’t believe that there are people that are really that cruel. But, Read more.
The Chihuahua Rescued From a Trash Compactor
I am dealing with a nightmare skin condition called lick granuloma. My sweet little Pebbles has developed this skin condition Read more.
The Nightmare Known As Lick Granuloma
Miranda Lambert is coming to CMA Music Festival and she’s bringing puppies for people to adopt. Lambert’s dog rescue group Read more.
Miranda Lambert Wants You To Adopt Her Dogs
Those who know me have heard me say many times, (affectionately, of course) that our dog, Chico has always had Read more.
The Disorder You May Not Even Know Your Dog Has
5 Common Small Breed Health Problems Your Veterinarian Probably Never Told You These tips can save you hundreds of $$$ Read more.
How You Can Save Hundreds of $$ a Year at the Veterinarian!
What is a floating kneecap? It is also known as a luxating patella. It is when the dog’s kneecap or Read more.
What is a Floating Kneecap?
There are some alarming statistics on Cancer in Dogs. According to recent stats from VPI Pet Insurance, dogs are: Twice Read more.
10 Warning Signs That Your Dog May Have Cancer
Many pet parents are under the impression that the foods sold by their veterinarian are premium and top of the Read more.
Is Food From The Veterinarian Better? Maybe Not
Article Courtesy of Huffington Post Chihuahuas don’t know they are tiny dogs. They are very protective. This can sometimes get Read more.
Meet Paco, The Crime Fighting Chihuahua
Are you an proponent of dominance based training methods? Do you prefer positive reinforcement training? Read this post to find Read more.
Discipline Your Chihuahua. Should You? How?
IS A ROAD TRIP IN YOUR FUTURE THIS SUMMER? It’s spring and summer. That means vacations and road trips are Read more.
7 GREAT TIPS FOR TRAVELING ON THE ROAD WITH YOUR CHI (S)
DOES YOUR DOG HATE HAVING THEIR NAILS TRIMMED? Let me tell you a story. When I got my first Chihuahua, Read more.
4 Easy Steps To Make Nail Clipping Easier
There are some fascinating things about Chihuahuas that most people don’t know. Chihuahuas are the most misunderstood breed there is. Read more.
8 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Chihuahuas
Article by: Donna Littlejohn, Daily Breeze Piper Sanders, the disabled 4-pound Chihuahua rescued by a group of Hawthorne students last Read more.
A Disabled 4 Pound Chihuahua Finds Forever Home and a New Career
Socializing and why it’s so important: I can not express the importance of socializing your Chihuahua enough! ANY dog needs Read more.
6 Steps to prevent aggression in your Chihuahua
COLLAPSED TRACHEA What it is: Collapsed Trachea is a condition most common in small breed dogs, Chihuahuas, Lhasa apso, Maltese, Read more.
What is Backward Sneezing?
Do you have trouble housebreaking your Chi? Are Chihuahuas hard to housebreak? I’ve not found that to be true with Read more.
6 Fail-Proof Steps To Housebreaking Your Puppy
Chihuahuas and Obesity Chihuahuas are the world’s best beggars and they know it! But they are so darn cute when Read more.
My Chihuahua is Chubby, But She Refuses to Eat Dog Food! What Should I Do?
THIS IS A CAUTIONARY TAIL (Pun Intended) We have a big backyard and my three Chihuahuas love to run and Read more.
Remedy’s Story