When do you need to find a Chihuahua rescue?

Perhaps you have decided to finally get a Chihuahua, or you already have a few and need another to complete your pack. Or unfortunately circumstances have occurred that require your Chihuahua find a new family. Either way, you need to find a Chihuahua rescue.

How old can a Chihuahua live to be?

Chihuahuas can live to be 20 years old! Are you ready to care for a Chihuahua for 20 years?Through life transitions, through being in plenty and being in want? Consider that there are many Chihuahuas in need of homes, and some of their situations are urgent.

How many Chihuahuas have been adopted in California?

– California Chihuahua Rescue – ADOPTIONS – Rescue Me! 86,891 Adopted! Scroll to view 145 pets. 86,891 Chihuahua Dogs adopted on Rescue Me!

Is it OK to re-Hom A Chihuahua?

All dogs are emotional creatures who bond with their families, but the bond between Chihuahuas and their owners is one of the strongest. To protect your potential Chihuahua and yourself from the heart break of re-homing, consider the following before meeting the Chihuahua you are considering adopting:

What kind of health issues do elderly Chihuahuas have?

Health issues that elderly Chihuahuas may develop: 1 Arthritis, and other joint issues such as Luxating Patella. 2 Fatique. 3 Dental disease. 4 Weight gain. 5 Weight loss (may be caused by dental or liver disease). 6 (more items)

How old do Chihuahuas have to be to be considered senior dog?

Chihuahuas are blessed to be live the longest out of all the dog breeds. But because of that, you will have a lot of years with an elderly dog. And you want to keep your Chi healthy and happy for as long as possible. Because of their long life, Chihuahuas aren’t considered a senior until they are about 10 years old.

Can a 8 year old Chihuahua get GME?

Yes, there is a neurological condition called GME which is becoming more and more common. It is believed to caused by over vaccination and targets mostly small breeds. For some reason, dogs over 8 years of age do not develop this disease. 4- What are common health problems in elderly chihuahuas?

How can I take care of my senior Chihuahua?

Early intervention is essential when it comes to senior Chihuahuas and their health. There are specially formulated dog foods that are made for seniors. A healthy diet is essential and can help keep them healthier for much longer.