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  1. New member and new owner. Advice?

    New Member Introductions
    Just adopted a chihuahua from the local shelter, and while she is getting her vet visit and the like, I'm wanting to make sure I have everything bought and ready. I have the basics: bedding, food, bowls, treats, two toys, leash, collar, and a harness. I'm wanting to know if there is anything I...
  2. Getting a New Chi

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, I'm new here and i am getting myself a furry friend named faith.I was wandering, what are some things i need for my little girl:confused::confused: Thank you everyone!
  3. Hi :) Any advice welcome (and appreciated)!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, My husband and I have been thinking about getting a dog for a while now, both of us had big family dogs growing up but this will be our first as adults. Originally we had ruled out a chi because of their bad rep (obviously complete lack of knowledge on our part), that is until we...
  4. Lots of silly questions from a new Chi owner

    Chihuahua Questions
    Until Olive, I've only had bigger dogs, and they've always been family dogs. Olive is my first dog, who is 100% mine, and the first dog I've helped take care of that is this small! So I've got a bunch of silly questions. None of them are too serious, just new owner worries. (I've had her for...
  5. Need Chi Puppy Advice

    Chihuahua Questions
    Hi everyone.... my name is Casablanca and i'm 11 and in Australia, and I need some advice for a new female chihuahua puppy named Skyler I'm getting on march the 17th (2014) Like how to toilet train her, as she will be in a house with 2 burmese cats, one border collie and a king charles cavalier...
  6. Are these foods okay?

    Chihuahua Diet and Nutrition
    So right now I feed my dogs Wellness CORE and Kibbles N Bits, I want to completely move them onto feeding them Merrick Grain Free mixed with Wellness CORE. Merrick Grain Free Real Texas Beef & Sweet Potato Dog Food at PETCO Has anyone heard of Merrick before? Or tried it? Opinions on my idea...
  7. Chewing Question! :(

    Chihuahua Questions
    Hi there! I am a newbie here... We have 2 Italian Greyhound/Chihuahua mixes that are just over a year old. They are very well behaved, fully potty trained, and very smart... When we are at home they are fantastic and rarely misbehave. I have been crating them together in a large crate while we...
  8. Has anyone been a Foster

    Chihuahua Questions
    Hi All: I really want a playmate for Baby Girl and thought about being a short term foster. Have any of you Fostered before? What were your experiences with it. Do you have any tips or advice. Baby Girl is only 3lbs.
  9. Treats?

    Chihuahua Questions
    Has anyone had much success with a particular brand of treats for their chihuahua? I have a ten week old female and I'm trying to potty train her and teach her to sit at the moment but can't find any food rewards she's really taken to (apart from cooked chicken, which I'm not comfortable feeding...
  10. hello there!

    New Member Introductions
    hello everyone, my name is abi and i have an 11 month old longhair chi named dio :) i came here to learn more about chis and also to make some fellow chihuahua loving friends! i also have a question - my little guy has what i believe to be a black fly bite on his belly. what should i do with...
  11. Winter arrived earlier... advice please?

    Chihuahua Health
    I got Runy past October as a birthday present and it was the best present I could ever have. In the past few days Runy has been in and out from the vet clinics but he's finally recovering and he is even gaining the weight he lost while sick. And now that he's healthy I don't want him to get...
  12. New chi owner

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there, I am adopting my first ever chi next week. He is going to be 8 weeks old. We are super excited. Any advice for a new owner would be appreciated! Thanks! :eek:
  13. Desperate!! Chihuahua won't eat from bowl :(

    Chihuahua Questions
    Hi everyone! First post here! :) I'm in desperate need from some advice!!!! My three year old chihuahua, Cody, one day stopped eating from his bowl. I feel as though I have tried everything including: switching bowls, paper plates, moving him to a different area, mashing up the food...
  14. Tell me if I did wrong...

    Chihuahua Questions
    I have a couple of chihuahuas, Jacques and Isabelle, she's in heat and I gave her to a friend of mine to stay away and not get pregnant...Since i missed her so much I told my friend to take her to me just for few hours, well, jacques tried to tie with her but all times she reacted and tried to...
  15. To be or not to heat?

    Chihuahua Questions
    As you all know my sweet puppy Isabelle is in heat, I had to separate her from her mate Jacques to avoid the question is how can I understand when she's not in heat any more? I'm looking forward to take her back to Jacques and watch them play like here... Any advice...
  16. My Chihuahua Keeps Whining Constantly

    Chihuahua Questions
    Hello All, I am new to this site and have a very important question. My chihuahua Harley constantly whines. Day and night for apparently no reason. She is a year and two months old and has had nothing but love since the day she came into my life. Recently, I would say the past 2-3 months, she...
  17. Got a question about our first ever chi we got today

    New Member Introductions
    So after a few weeks of waiting we picked up our (bf + I) new chi baby girl at about 5 and she has been sleeping almost 80% of the time she has been here. I know she is just a baby only 8 weeks old and 7oz, but she hardly can eat hard food it takes her about 3 mins just for one piece of food (we...
  18. Soon to be a Chi mommy

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! My name is Mhari and in July I will own a Chihuahua for the first time! The reason I am waiting till July is because I am saving up money for the initial purchase of a dog and supplies. I've never owned a small dog before so any advice will be greatly appreciated!!!!!!!! :hello1:
  19. Hi, I'm Tiff and a total noob, would appreciate your opinions.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there my name is Tiff, I'm from Texas, 28 years old. I just got my first chi pup for christmas, she is a 2 lb long hair, 11 weeks old. Her name is Tilly, and she has stolen my heart from the get go. When I got her I was staying 6 hours away with my mom, and was there for a month during...
  20. So I have a small kitten.... now what do i do?

    Other Pets
    My mom took a kitten from her job that some people were kicking and brought it home ( i guess i'm not the only "sucker" in the house lol). There is a litter of them and this is the second kitten from that litter that my mom has brought home. The first was given to a co worker of my mom... boy...