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  1. Hiking gear for little guys?

    Links and Products
    Hi all! Rango and I are getting more and more into hiking in the woods together, and take 5-10 miles on a weekend day. I see so many wonderful hiking products for dogs, and I'm particularly interested in a good, sturdy, weatherproof harness with a handle, and boots to protect his little...
  2. How long do you walk?

    Chihuahua Questions
    Sorry, I know this will have been discussed before! My chi is 5 months old now and i'm trying to walk him every other day (when the weathers OK), for 20-30mims. It's weird though, walking him doesn't seem to be making him any more tired.. His routine of sleeping/playing/sleeping etc seems the...
  3. Walking.. getting frustrating

    Chihuahua Questions
    Freddie is now just over 4 months old and still struggling with walking on the lead. Every day I carry him outside, I put him down on the ground on the lead and start walking, but he practically refuses. I have to kneel down and encourage him with treats just to walk a few feet towards me. I end...
  4. First walkies..

    Chihuahua Questions
    I've been trying to get my 9 week old chi Freddie to walk on the lead a little bit for the last couple of days. I carry him over to the park nearby, then put him down and encourage him to walk alongside me, using treats. So far he will only walk a few feet or so, following behind me, with a lot...
  5. 9 month chi barks at other dogs?

    Chihuahua Questions
    So my pup is around about 9 months old now and whenever I take him anywhere and he see's another dog he has this really loud and annoying bark and it's really hard to make him be quiet until the other dog(s) is out of sight. His bark is not aggressive or playful, it is sort of a nervous and...
  6. New Chihuahua in the hood

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I just adopted a rescue chihuahua who was pretty severely abused by his last owner - two broken legs and almost starved to death. He is sweet, kind, loving, perfectly house broken, and just cute as heck. I signed on here to get advice, the most important being: 1) WALKING...
  7. Misbehaviour in ring

    Chihuahua Showing and Conformation
    Hi Chihuahua experts, I'm very new to Chihuahua breeding and showing, and hope that someone here might be able to help me. My wife and I have a 10 month old longhair bitch bred from champion lines. On her first show entry (puppy class, at 7 months) she won the challenge. Her behaviour in the...