Chihuahuas are comical, entertaining, and loyal little dogs, absolutely brimming with personality – often a quirky and eccentric personality unmatched by any other breed.
Other than that generalization, Chihuahuas are extremely variable. You can find individuals who are lively or placid. Bold or timid. Feisty or mellow. Confident or nervous. Stubborn or eager to please.
Chihuahuas do not have a particularly good reputation among the general public. Ask a few people, “Do you think Chihuahuas are nice little dogs?” and see how many of them exclaim, “No! They're nasty little things who bite!”
How a Chihuahua turns out depends mightily on the genetic temperament of his parents and grandparents. In other words, entire lines of Chihuahuas are social or antisocial.
If you are considering to own a Chihuahua, or you’ve just become a new Chihuahua owner, there are some realities you do need to fully accept.
Check out the twelve realities new Chihuahua owners must accept on the next page!…and if you already are a Chihuahua owner, see if you can relate!