On my way to get new puppy!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by jeaucamom, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    We are on our way to go get a puppy Chihuahua. He is so adorable. I will post pics as soon as we get home Name suggestions anyone??
  2. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Songster

    Jul 18, 2007
    Teddy aka theordore


  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Pedro, you can't forget his roots. [​IMG]
  4. texasgirl

    texasgirl Songster

    May 27, 2007
    South Texas
  5. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    I havea chihuahua, she is the best. Just make sure you socialize him as a pup or he will be unfriendly to strangers. I think the name Charlie would be cute for a chihuahua.
  6. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    its' very true about the socialization. i have two and they are not barky or nippy at all. but taht is because from a young age, we had strangers hold them and told them no meant no just like a big dog. you can turn chihuhuas into evil little hitler dogs by overbabying them. ours wear sweaters and we talk cute baby talk to them, but if we say go to bed or get in your cage, they do it right then. as a bonus, they are well behaved so get to go many places.

    anyway. i love chihuhuas but just hate the way some people raise them. they are very loyal and good watchdogs, and very very smart. they can be taught many things. i have one that even knows the freeway exit to her favorite place to go. not that i would let them ride in the car or anything. especially not on the back of my neck like a neckroll pillow. that would be spoiling them. just be glad i don't live in your state. [​IMG]
  7. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    OH.....cool.......a new start needs a new puppy [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2007
  8. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Songster

    Jul 18, 2007
    Ya I have a chi too and he is not very stranger friendly. I did socialize him but for some reason he just does not like them. I think he was scared by someone that he did not know that well and now all he does is yip at them. He does warm up after a while but it is true you do need to socialize them a lot.
  9. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    One of my "grand-dogs" is a four pound chihuahua and I named her Tequilla! She is so sweet and is not a yapper. We had to put a collar with a bell on it on her to hear where she was at all times for safety.
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:Very true pickles! My two loved everybody and they knew their manners.
    As for names, my female was Kisses and my male was Chia (as in Chia pet) he was a short/long hair cross and he just looked so much like one.

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