When to take a 10 year old Chihuahua to the vet?
When I hear of a 10 year old chihuahua who is coughing I do tend to get concerned about heart disease. Any little dog is prone to heart disease. When you are able to take her to a vet your vet will have a good listen to her heart to see if there is a murmur or arrhythmia at all.
Why does my 10 year old Chihuahua keep coughing?
There are a number of things that can cause a chihuahua to cough. When I hear of a 10 year old chihuahua who is coughing I do tend to get concerned about heart disease. Any little dog is prone to heart disease. When you are able to take her to a vet your vet will have a good listen to her heart to see if there is a murmur or arrhythmia at all.
Is it possible for a Chihuahua to have a seizure?
Unfortunately, much to the chagrin of their owners, these spunky little dogs tend to be prone to some health problems , and recurrent seizures are one of the most concerning issues that faces the Chihuahua breed today.
When does a Chihuahua stop biting other Chihuahuas?
This behavior will continue until all 28 baby teeth have erupted. Your Chihuahua’s biting and chewing habits may return when his adult teeth erupt — usually occurring around 3 to 4 months of age. Because of his young age, a puppy’s bite isn’t going to inflict much damage, nor does he intend to cause damage.
Is there such a thing as a Bad Breed Chihuahua?
There is no such thing as a “ bad breed “, only owners that don’t understand that particular breed. Pit Bulls can be sweet, loving dogs or they can be mean and Chihuahuas can be sweet loving dogs or they can be mean.
How big did Papper the Chihuahua get to be?
Papper, my pet chihuahua used to weigh 11.6 lbs and she was a fatty. After walking down a 15ft hallway, she would be breathing very heavy, sometimes begin a congestive cough as well. She was extremely overweight and getting worse, so I decided to change her diet.
Is it OK to spay or neuter a Chihuahua?
If you know someone that is struggling with raising a Chihuahua or if you have any questions about how to care for and better understand your little Chihuahua (s), you have come to the right place. Let your friends and family know about us. In conclusion, the only way to help clear the shelters is to always spay or neuter your Chihuahua.
What happens if a Chihuahua puts on too much weight?
Back and spinal problems are yet another issue that’s commonly associated with obese Chihuahuas. When they put on more weight than their body can handle, it weighs down the sensitive areas on their back. This may cause their spinal discs to slip, bones to fracture or ligaments to tear.