“teaka the famous chihuahua snoozing – how can something so small snore so loud!”
snoring is a common occurrence in chihuahuas and has nothing to do with a collapsed trachea. it is attributed to their short muzzle and sometimes it is loud enough to wake the house up. it can be incredibly funny when you have visitors as no one can believe that such a small dog can make that much noise.
many new chihuahua owners are amazed the first time they hear the sounds of their chihuahua enjoying a deep, luxurious sleep. no need to panic, it’s perfectly normal and characteristic of the breed. in fact, chihuahuas also make snorting and grunting noises when they are playing or just investigating a new smell. this is also perfectly normal.
snoring is something chihuahua’s do when they are relaxed and comfortable. smile and enjoy.