Chihuahua Facts

Origins of the Chihuahua is uncertain, but everything indicates that they come from Mexico, where they were domesticated by the Toltecs and later by the Aztecs.

The finding of small sculptures that represented dogs called “Techichi” seems to confirm these theories. The chihuahua was considered sacred in the Aztec culture, and it was believed that it brought prosperity and joy to homes, so it came to have its own cult.

Chihuahua is a small dog with big charisma considered the oldest and smallest dog breed in the world. Its recognized weight is between 90 grams and 2.75 kg. The Guinness Book of Records records sizes of only 10 cm in height, as is the case of a Kentucky dog called Boo Boo.

Interestingly, this tiny dog has taken the name of the largest state in Mexico.

The chihuahua prefers to interact with dogs of the same breed. He usually focuses his affection on one person, being jealous towards anyone who is related to him. Despite its small size, it has a lot of genius, which sometimes leads it to face bigger dogs.

Care should be taken to avoid fights and their subsequent injuries. Although it seems strange, it is a very good surveillance dog, because it is very fierce with strangers.

Due to its small size, it is necessary to watch it very well when taking a walk. It is best to take it tied or not lose sight of it to prevent it from being lost or injured because it fits in any gap. You should keep in mind that their legs are very fragile.

Watch your games with children or with other dogs. His character is very sensitive, so do not skimp caresses. Some are not able to eat until they are in the company of their owners.

This breed requires good veterinary attention, especially at birth and in the care of their eyes and teeth. Chihuahuas have a tendency to genetic anomalies, which can cause neurological problems such as epilepsy or stroke.

The variety of spotted chihuahua has a greater predisposition to diseases, so a veterinary evaluation is recommended in the case of acquiring one.

Chihuahuas seem to be the favorite race of the high society. We can often see a famous one showing off a chihuahua. And because of their size, these pets are very manageable and can fit even in the bag.

Paris Hilton was the first to launch the ” chihuahua fashion ” and many others followed. Lacy Loo, Bit Bit and Lucky are the coquettish little dogs of Britney Spears, and they wear Swarosky diamonds on special occasions.

A lucky race, no doubt!

How does a bark collar work?

Shock collars are also called collars like electronic, or simply e-collars. They are commonly used with electric fences to train the dog to stay within a certain limit. As the dog approaches the limit, it first receives a warning beep. If she continues forward, she is shocked.

Anti-Bark Pulse Collars – The vast majority of collars are activated by vibration of the vocal cords. Depending on the model, it first emits an audible warning or vibration. If the dog keeps barking when the notice is then made by static impulse. Often the first sign is already effective. The dog takes fright and stops barking. Remember to use responsible training collars is very effective in correcting unwanted behaviors our dog.

Anti-Bark Collar Spray – There are several bark systems. The pulsed electrical collar is the most widespread. These collars emit a static sound impulse completely safe before the warning and/or vibrations for your dog, which is activated by the movement of your dog’s vocal cords.

There are also electrical collars that do not work for a static pulse to pet owners who are afraid of harming your barking dog that your dog will generate serious problems.

Are bark collars cruel? There are several systems of bark collars: pulse, spray burst, ultrasound. The electrical collar is the pulse that generates more controversy because many people believe that the dog emits a shock.

This information is totally false, that the static pulse produced does not burn any marks or damage to the animal. The vast majority of brands work with trained professionals and veterinarians.

Dog shock collars are controversial. Many trainers and dog organizations warn against abuse and cite dangers of collar dysfunction and physical or mental cruelty for the dog.

Trainers who use shock collars claim they are a valuable tool in the training toolkit, and not at all cruel when used properly.

Many people consider it acceptable to use a shock collar with an invisible barrier, but unacceptable to use one for training.

From its effects that shock collars can cause increased aggression and fear of responses, according to Humana Carolina’s defense organization. Because the shock seems random to the dog, they can associate it with what she sees or experience shocked.

This could be a child, another dog or the immediate area. Over time the dog can build many fears and attacks against inappropriate stimuli, such as children or other dogs.

Fear, aggression is one of the most unpredictable types of aggression, when a dog will bite when it feels threatened, cornered or stressed. Many trainers claim that the use or excessive use of a shock collar put a dog in a constant state of terrible excitement, wondering when it may shock next.

This effect can cause a triggering hair bite response to what in most dogs would be a very mild stress.

Collars that emit a warning “beep” before shocking the dog can lead to a widespread fear of all electronic beep sounds.