check out paris hilton’s luxurious dog mansion! can you say spoiled?

March 27th, 2015 · No Comments

spring dog harnesses

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“win pawsome prizes in famous chihuahua’s 2015 easter picture contest!”

March 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

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“look it’s zeke, the winner of last year’s contest!”

“entering your chihuahua is simple, here’s what you have to do!”

first.  “get creative!”  dress your chihuahua up for easter and then take their picture!

second.  visit the famous chihuahua store and look to find the item code number for the “bride wedding dress with veil.”

chihuahua-bride-dress

third.  send us your picture and include the following information:

  • the name of your chihuahua
  • your first and last name
  • your mailing address
  • why you think your chihuahua should win
  • and the item code for the “bride wedding dress with veil” (don’t forget this!)

and that’s all you have to do to enter!  this contest runs until midnight friday, april 3rd.  the winners will be announced on easter monday, april 6th, 2015!  good luck to all!

enter now by clicking the red button below or email editor@famouschihuahua.com

click here to enter

there will be 3 winners. the grand prize winner, a first runner up and a second runner up. the winners will be chosen by the staff at famous chihuahua.

the grand prize winner will receive a luxury gift box hamper for dogs!

gift hamper for girl dogs

gift hamper for boy dogs

they will also receive a famous chihuahua® dog t shirt

famous chihuahau dog shirt

and 2 bags of little l’s krak’ems!  naturally wholesome all meat brittle dog treats made without use of antibiotics or hormones on local small family-owned farms.  choose from chicken, turkey, beef and pork!  your chihuahua will love these!

chicken brittle for dogs

dog necklaces

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common signs of illness in your chihuahua (and what you can do about it)

March 20th, 2015 · No Comments

chihuahua vet exam

regardless of how old your chihuahua is, you play a key role in helping them defend against illness and remain healthy.  your chihuahua can’t speak, but they can show signs of illness, so having an awareness of the most common signs of illness will help you know what to look for.  unfortunately, at least 10% of chihuahuas that appear healthy have underlying health issues.

here are the most common signs of illness to look for:

  • bad breath or drooling
  • excessive drinking or urination
  • appetite change associated with weight loss or gain
  • change in activity level (e.g., lack of interest in doing things they once did)
  • stiffness or difficulty in rising or climbing stairs
  • sleeping more than normal, or other behavior or attitude changes
  • coughing, sneezing, excessive panting, or difficulty breathing
  • dry or itchy skin, sores, lumps, or shaking of the head
  • frequent digestive upsets or change in bowel movements
  • dry, red, or cloudy eyes

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reasons why you should never buy a chihuahua puppy from a pet store!

March 18th, 2015 · 3 Comments

pet store chihuahua puppies

“if you see a cute chihuahua puppy in a pet store window, don’t buy it!”

puppies sold at pet stores come from puppy mills

that’s right, we all know about the horrific conditions of puppy mills and how they are the homes of unregulated dog breeding owned by shady breeders, but many people who are in support of banishing puppy mills and people who just want to purchase a chihuahua puppy don’t even know that most pet store puppies come from there.

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is there such a thing as a micro chihuahua? …a pocket chihuahua?

March 16th, 2015 · 9 Comments

there is no such thing as a micro chihuahua or a pocket chihuahua. micro-size or teacup chihuahuas are usually the runts of a litter and tend to mature with several chihuahua health problems, have a shorter life span and need more care than the average chihuahua.

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why does my chihuahua snore? how can a tiny dog make so much noise?

March 13th, 2015 · 12 Comments

teaka the famous chihuahua snoozing – how can something so small snore so loud!”

snoring is a common occurrence in chihuahuas and has nothing to do with a collapsed trachea.  it is attributed to their short muzzle and sometimes it is loud enough to wake the house up.  it can be incredibly funny when you have visitors as no one can believe that such a small dog can make that much noise.

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chihuahua facts video: how to tell if chihuahuas are the right dog for you!

March 11th, 2015 · No Comments

chihuahuas are known for their small size and having big hearts, but did you know they also…

  • have big brains, too
  • are the smallest dog breed in the world
  • typically weight under 6 lbs
  • love to cuddle and burrow
  • tremble when they’re anxious or cold
  • are protective of their owner
  • don’t shed much
  • are great for small apartments
  • don’t do well with children
  • must be trained early on
  • are high-energy dogs
  • ttypically live from 14 – 18 years

these are just some of the facts you need to consider if you’re going to get a chihuahua.

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