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Chihuahuas are a relatively healthy breed but there are some health issues to be aware of.

How To Keep Your Dog From Developing Diabetes

This is not something any dog owner ever wants to experience, but dogs (just like other living creatures) develop illnesses and diseases.  One such illness is diabetes.  Typically, this is ‘sugar diabetes’ and usually affects older dogs.  While diabetes cannot be cured, it can be managed and controlled in similar ways to humans.  As well …

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How to Prevent Gum Disease in Dogs

Bleeding gums, problems chewing, and bad breath is all signs of canine gum disease. Small breeds like chihuahuas, are specially prone to dental problems. Find out how to prevent this common problem in dogs. Gum disease in dogs is surprisingly common, with up to eighty-five percent of dogs having some degree of it – and …

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How to Recognize and Prevent Tick Bites in Dogs

Learn what symptoms are associated with canine tick bites and Lyme disease and how to protect dogs from exposure. Dogs owners that live in or travel through high-risk areas for ticks should know how to recognize possible exposure and know what to do in case of a bite. What are Ticks? And What do They …

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Can Chihuahuas Get Sunburned?

Would it surprise you to learn that Chihuahuas can get sun burn too? Even though Chihuahuas have a predisposition to warmer weather since the breed originated south of the border in Mexico, sun protection is important for these little descendants of Aztec warriors too. This article will help you prepare for safe fun in warmer …

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