Chihuahua Breeders Carson City NV

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Concho Labradors
(775) 849-7600
3095 Holly Ln
Washoe Valley, NV
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Labrador Retriever

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Larums American Pit Bull Terriers
(775) 849-0875
20446 Cooke Dr
Reno, NV
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American Pit Bull Terrier

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Daedream Shelties
(702) 564-6963
Henderson, NV
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Shetland Sheepdog

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Ash's Mystical Poodles
(775) 727-1115
Pahrump, NV
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Standard Poodle

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Shaghaven
(702) 644-3025
5035 W Maulding Ave
Las Vegas, NV
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Puli

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Roulets
(775) 721-8358
1350 Dresslerville Rd
Gardenville, NV
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Belgian Malinois

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Roulets
(775) 721-8358
1350 Dresslerville Rd
Gardenville, NV
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Belgian Malinois

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BlackWatch Border Collies
(775) 867-5911
3943 Redwing Dr
Fallon, NV
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Border Collie

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Horizon Kennels
(702) 558-9606
601 Canyon Rd
Henderson, NV
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Chinese Crested

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Ash's Mystical
(702) 263-7988 or (702) 723-5550
7725 Dean Martin Dr
Las Vegas, NV
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Poodle, Standard

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Chihuahua - Guide to Chihuahuas

Description: There is no arguing that the Chihuahua is the smallest of all dogs, but there is plenty of disagreement about its origins. Some claim that the breed was developed in Egypt over 3000 years ago, while others claim he is native to the Western hemisphere and evolved in Mexico. Some argue that perhaps the dog came to Mexico from the Mediterranean area during the Spanish Conquest, and yet others believe it arrived in Mexico as litttle as only 100 years with Chinese traders. Despite the confusion, the breed was discovered in Chihuahua, Mexico by American tourists in the 19th century who then brought the breed back to the States. It was later crossed with other toy breeds (possibly the Pomeranian or the Pekingese) to create the Long-Coated variety. The Chihuahua enjoys the pampered life and is content in an apartment with occasional exercise.

Height: The height of a Chihuahua is between 6 - 9" (15.2 - 22.9cm)

Weight: Average weight for a Chihuahua is just 2 to 6 pounds (1-3 kg), although some are only 1 lb (0.5 kg).

Coat Type: The original short-coated Chihuahua variety has a short, smooth, glossy coat. The long-coated variety has a longer, soft coat which may be straight, wavy or curly. Grooming needs for the short-haired variety are minimal; the long-haired coat does require occasional brushing to keep the coat clean and free of mats. The short-coat Chihuahua needs extra protection from the elements in harsher, colder environments.

Temperament: The Chihuahua was developed primarily as a human companion, and as such he makes a good pet for the stay-at-home type. He is a jaunty, clever little dog and makes a good watch dog as well.

Health Problems: Chihuahuas are prone to several health issues which include hydrocephalus, epilepsy, seizure disorders, hypoglycemia and eye infections / injury among others. This breed is the only one to have a molera - or soft spot on its head which the Chihuahua is born with. Over time, it sho...

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