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Teacup Chihuahuas for Sale

How to adopt a healthy puppy for life? Before buying teacup Chihuahuas, browse through this extensive teacup Chihuahuas for sale checklist.

Owner’s considerations before choosing a teacup Chihuahua puppy for adoption or for sale

Find out whether you will be the perfect owner to adopt a teacup Chihuahua puppy:

  • Do you already have an adopted dog or any other dog for that matter in your home? Then don’t buy a teacup Chihuahua because they just don’t get along well with other dogs.
  • Only buy teacup Chihuahuas when you can offer them a steady home as these Chihuahuas don’t adapt well to changing environments.
  • When you have children, make sure they know a teacup Chihuahua is not a toy but a very fragile dog that is very temperamental and will get aggressive when provoked.
  • Do you have the time to take care of your dog? Teacup Chihuahuas are very sociable and require you to interact with them on a regular basis. If you don’t have the time to socialize, bond and train your dog, then don’t buy a teacup Chihuahua.
  • Do know that teacup Chihuahuas have a life-span between 11 and 18 years, so make sure you can commit to that as well.

Healthy teacup Chihuahuas for sale or for adoption

Now that you are sure you can give your teacup Chihuahua a healthy environment to thrive in, how do you make sure to choose a healthy Chihuahua for sale?

  • Not size but health should be your first priority when choosing a teacup Chihuahua puppy. Make sure your puppy to be has:
    • straight, clean teeth with a normal bite and without teeth or gum deformities
    • a clean fur without fleas, spots or flakes
  • Since teacup Chihuahua puppies are very jumpy and active and jumpy, make sure your puppy acts very lively before buying it
  • Always make sure your teacup Chihuahua puppy has been neutered, unless you can’t be bothered with your Chihuahua’s agitation during mating season.

Following the above guidelines before heading for teacup Chihuahuas for sale: being overly committed and choosing a healthy puppy, will make sure you will be a happy owner enjoy a happy and long lasting teacup Chihuahua experience.

Lhasa apso puppies for adoption

Free puppies for adoption: leave a comment if you would love to have one of these 8 lhasa apso puppies for adoption.

 

8 lhasa apso puppies from same litter for adoption

 

Looking for responsible future dog owners to adopt one of these 8 lhasa apso puppies.

 

Lhasa apso dogs are a small bread with long and straight hair. Dog owners need to be aware that this god breed needs careful brushing with a comb twice a week.

 

These dogs get along well with children and any other dogs or pets. They are calm, loyal, and lovable, enjoy company, but are wary of strangers.

 

When training lhasa apso puppies do consider their obstinate character: don’t use harsh words but do use positive reinforcement when training your puppy.

 

Having normal exercise needs, being quite happy indoors and no need to go for long walks, these lhasa apso puppies are ideal for adoption when living in an apartment in a city with parks nearby (US or Canada only).

Small dogs for adoption

Exhaustive list of all small dog breeds for adoption: from companion dog breeds to terrier dogs, small scent dogs and small herding dogs.

Small companion dogs for adoption

 

Be warned that not all small dogs are companion dogs, although most are. When adopting one of the small companion dog breeds below, make sure you give them as much attention and companionship as they will give you. These dogs don’t thrive well at all when left too long on their own:

 

  • Affenpinsher
     
  • Bichon Frise
     
  • Bolognese
     
  • Brussels Griffon
     
  • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
     
  • Chihuahua
     
  • Chinese Crested
     
  • Coton De Tulear
     
  • English Toy Spaniel
     
  • Havanese
     
  • Maltese
     
  • Miniature and Toy Poodle
     
  • Miniature Pinscher
     
  • Papillon
     
  • Silky Terrier
     
  • Yorkshire Terrier

 

Small herding dogs and scent dogs for adoption

 

Herding dogs and scent dogs are normally larger dog breeds with the following 2 exceptions:

 

  • Herding dog – Shetland Sheepdog
    Shetland Sheepdog
     
  • Scent dog – Dachshunds aka Whinner Dogs, Weiner Dogs, Dachshunds, Sausage Dogs or Teckles.

 

Small terrier dogs for adoption

 

Terriers were originally bred solely to help in exterminating small rodents and other vermin by burrowing them out of their dens. They are usually small but full of energy since they are bred to be work dogs. Some small terriers ideal for adoption:

 

  • Australian Terrier
     
  • Border Terrier
    border-terrier
     
  • Cairn Terrier
     
  • Fox Terrier
     
  • Jack Russell Terrier
     
  • Lakeland Terrier
     
  • Manchester Terrier
     
  • Miniature Bull Terrier
     
  • Miniature Schnauzer
     
  • Norfolk Terrier
     
  • Norwich Terrier
     
  • Toy Fox Terrier
     
  • West Highland White Terrier

 

Training small dogs after adoption

 

Small dogs like any other dogs should be trained by adults. Don’t let your children be the master of your small dog: children are growing up themselves and aren’t the master of the house. Make sure you are "the top dog", then your children follow in the "dog" hierarchy, then your small adopted dog.

 

Small dogs are also full of affection and energy yet require the same amount of upkeep and responsibility as big dogs:

 

  • go for daily walks with your dog
     
  • give your dog daily attention for play, bonding and dog training
     
  • make sure even small dogs can get rid of their overwhelming amount of energy in and around your house, garden or apartment.

 

Make sure you get all medical papers in order before you adopt small dogs or any dogs for that matter.