The Amazing Teacup Chihuahua
The teacup chihuahua is the most fragile and delicate, yet amazing companion. It's a tiny portable pet we love to carry around and show off, and they usually love the attention. They seek human warmth and adore human companionship. Tea cup chis are born to be pampered and there are a thousand ways to do so.
Go ahead, treat your chi like a star! Dress her up with designer fashion and sparkling jewelry! Take her out with you to cocktail parties! Get her cozy and comfortable at home with the softest bedding and the cutest pajamas. And don't forget to cuddle and snuggle as much as you can.
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Mini Chihuahua Pampering and Lavish Attentions
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Can we Over-Spoil?
Unfortunately, people who have not yet come across an amazing teacup chi, may know them by their fierce or nasty reputation. Yep, the smaller the dog, the bigger the personality. Teacups have been known for growling, nipping, yapping, biting. Even the Dog Whisperer produced Chihuahuas from Hell, a special TV show with the 10 most nasty chihuahuas he has encountered.
How can such cute little dogs become a real danger for both strangers and owners? Could we possibly be responsible for their bad temper? Do you have what it takes to raise a friendly outgoing tea cup chihuahua? Find out by reading
A Nasty Miniature Teacup Chihuahua: when Princess Becomes Ruthless
Where do Teacup Chihuahuas come from?
Contrary to popular belief, teacup chihuahua is not a recognized breed within the chihuahua family. Teacup is just a marketing term for dogs that are bred to abnormally small sizes that would be disqualified in a dog show. The adjective teacup is used for any dog that weights 3 pounds and under at maturity. More about
the making of a tiny teacup chihuahua
Special Care for a Teacup Chihuahua
There are definitely greater health risks for tea cup chihuahuas (3 lbs and less) than for toy dog sizes (5-10 pounds). Genetic defects can be multiplied with cross-breeding or in-breeding, and more attention is needed on a daily basis to monitor your dog's health. Read more on
tea cup chihuahua special care
to learn more on risks and prevention.
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