Chihuahua

350,000.00

Our Chihuahua puppies are 100% pedigree and imported from South Africa.

You will be receiving a Dalmatian that is:

  • Microchipped
  • Vaccinated
  • Dewormed
  • Vet checked (Vet card included)

Please note:

  • The price includes international shipping from South Africa to Nigeria (Lagos Airport) and Nigerian customs and quarantine clearing fees.
  • The price indicated is for a puppy.
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Description

Chihuahuas in Nigeria

The Chihuahua is a small breed of dog. Chihuahuas come in a wide variety of sizes, head shapes, colors, and coat lengths. Chihuahuas are often either long- or short haired; however, the Chihuahuas that live in Nigeria might have rather short fur due to the hot temperatures there (heat stroke can be fatal for dogs). Chihuahuas are known for their large eyes and ears. They also possess very strong tail-bones; it is said that they can break an average man’s wrist bone with one good bite.

The Chihuahua is believed to be one of the oldest breeds of dog, in Mexico. Chihuahuas have been found buried in Chichen Itza, near Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City), which was the capital of the Aztec Empire. Chihuahuas were also sacred, and only royalty could own them. Chihuahuas are known to be fiercely loyal to their owners; if their owners die or abandon them, Chihuahuas will usually prefer death over living with a new owner. Chihuahuas can become very anxious when away from their owners for long periods of time.

The Chihuahua is a popular pet in Nigeria because it is small enough that an apartment or house can accommodate them easily. They do not need to go out often, either; they might go out once every few days depending on the Chihuahua. Chihuahuas are not very active, which means they might be ideal for someone who does not have much time to give toward the care of their dog. Chihuahuas can get along with kids or other dogs, but owners should always supervise interactions to prevent injury. Chihuahuas live an average of twelve to seventeen years, making them a fairly long-lived breed. Chihuahuas are readily available in Nigeria due to importation from South Africa, Europe and America.

Because Chihuahuas do not take up very much space and require little maintenance, they are perfect for people looking for an affordable pet that will provide companionship without taking up too much room. However, Chihuahuas are delicate and should not be physically handled roughly. Chihuahuas can learn to behave in a house, but they do require training and exercise to prevent them from becoming anxious and destructive. Chihuahuas also need time to adjust when they first come home; new owners should allow Chihuahuas to explore the area slowly while offering reassurance so that their Chihuahua learns it has nothing to fear. Chihuahuas often bark at strangers, but become very attached once an owner gains their trust.

Additional information

Height

15–25 cm (6–10 in)

Weight

1,5 – 3 kg

About

The Chihuahua dog breed is a toy sized dog which has a long history. Chihuahuas have appeared in pre-Columbian art dating back to the 9 th century. Chihuahuas are named after Chihuahua, Mexico where they were discovered. Chihuahuas are one of the smallest breeds in the world with full grown Chihuahuas weighing less than 6 pounds (3 kilograms). Chihauhua's stand between 6 – 9 inches (15 – 23 centimeters) tall. This breed is related to many larger dogs such as Great Dane , Boxer and Doberman Pinscher .

The Chihuahua has a lot of energy but can do well in an apartment or small space provided it gets enough exercise. Chihuahuas are gentle, loving and loyal to their owners but can be wary of strangers . Chihuahuas are not usually very receptive of other Chihuahua dogs. Chihuahuas will bark at larger dogs because it makes them feel safe , so Chihuahuas should always be supervised around large dogs. Chihauhua's may often become over-protective because they are small, this dog breed is known to nip at people or animals that frighten or startle them. Chihuahuas do well with children as long as the child respects the dog and does not pull its tail or ears . Chihauhau's make good watchdogs for this reason, however if there are Chihuahuas in the neighborhood Chihuahuas are likely to bark at anything. Chihuahuas desire to be treated as if they are important , therefore Chihauhua's should never be treated harshly or hit, Chihuahua's have very sensitive feelings . Chihauhau's are known to bark excessively if not provided enough attention or exercise.

The Chihuahua is an intelligent breed of dog which can respond well to obedience training. Chihuahua puppies love to chew on items such as shoes or furniture, this behavior must be controlled with chewing toys from a young age. Chihuahua's make good watchdogs although many owners may not realize it because Chihuahuas will often bark at strangers even when Chihauhua's are in the presence of their owners. Chihuahuas should be trained not to bark since Chihuahua's are extremely vocal . Chihuahua puppies at a young age may nip at people or animals because Chihauhau's are very protective, this behavior will usually stop after the Chihuahua has reached maturity.