Best Way To Care For Sick Chihuahua Puppies

October 8, 2009

When searching for Chihuahua puppies for sale be sure to check with the National Kennel organizations first. Searching the Internet is another good idea when looking for Chihuahua puppies, but be sure and check out the sources very carefully. Educating yourself on Chihuahua puppies will help you understand the breed and locate a reputable breeder. When you choose a breeder make sure your Chihuahua puppy has its AKC papers and shots. He should also be wormed and have a generous health guarantee. Finally, be sure your breeder gives you a sample of dog food for your new puppy.chihuahuapeanutstand

The Chihuahua breed is the oldest and smallest breed in the United States and is very popular. There are many reputable Chihuahua puppy breeders and with a little research you should be able to find a good one close to wherever you live. Find a good vet before you buy and have your new puppy checked out right away.

Because of the stature and size of Chihuahua puppies they are very easy to groom. The smooth, shorthaired variety takes no time at all. Bathing once a month in the kitchen sink will clean one of these puppies sufficiently. Brushing this variety of Chihuahua puppy once a week is all it takes to make him shine. Being short haired and smooth does not give him much hair so you should be very careful as to what brush to use on him. Soft bristles are a must for shorthaired, smooth Chihuahua Puppies.

The longhaired coat variety of Chihuahua Puppies also needs to be bathed once a month. However, they should really be brushed about twice a week in order to keep the puppy looking graceful and beautiful and free of tangles in his long hair. Matting and tangling can lead to health problems so brushing a longhaired Chihuahua is very important. These Chihuahua puppies are cute with bows in their hair.

Owning an AKC puppy means your puppy has a specific pedigree. The breeders are very aware of this and should abide by the rules and regulations of the AKC or the American Kennel Council. There are many breeders ofChihuahua puppies and doing your homework on these breeders will save you a major headache in the end. Each of these breeders should provide your puppy with the appropriate AKC papers, be wormed and have its shots.

The puppy should also come with a very good health guarantee. If the breeder does not provide you with all of these items, then he is not a reputable breeder and spending your money with him will be a major waste of your time. Contact the AKC for a list of reputable Chihuahua puppy breeders. You should purchase a good crate and a few toys to help make the transition easier to its new home.

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