worlds smallest dog?

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worlds smallest dog

the smallest dog in terms of length is heaven sent brandy, a female chihuahua who measured 15.2 cm (6 in) from the nose to the tip of the tail on january 31, 2005. brandy lives with her owner, paulette keller in largo, florida, usa.

source: guinnessworldrecords.com

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pros and cons of getting a teacup chihuahua

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paris hilton with the ever-famous teacup chihuahua tinkerbell

everybody knows tinkerbell hilton. the ever-famous teacup chihuahua that is always visible in paris hilton’s presence. you can see how small it is when it actually fits into paris’ handbag!

actually, there are only two kinds of breeds of chihuahuas: short haired and long haired. terms like “teacups”, “deer heads”, “apple heads” or “toys” are not the officially recognized breeds in major canine organizations like the UKC or AKC.

everybody goes crazy over teacup chihuahuas ever since chihuahuas made numerous debuts on TV shows and movies. but why is it that everyone goes crazy over these small canines? the answer is very simple. no other dog can beat these teacup chihuahuas and their cute-factor. they are simply adorable and irresistible!

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dictionary definition of teacup chihuahua: chihuahua breed history

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Chi. hua. hua \ch*-‘wa:-(.)WA\ n [ MexSp, fr. Chihuahua, Mexico]: a very small, round-headed, large-eared, short-coated dog held believed to actually come from Egypt and Aztec civilizations (truth be known, teacup only refers to an individual dog, not a breed).

The Chihuahua is an ancient breed which is believed to have its origins in the late Paleozoic period. The Chihuahua’s earliest known ancestor, cannis raptor rodentis (meaning: killer half dog, half mouse) scoured the almost uninhabitable deserts of what is now Mexico and the south-western United States pillaging without restraint.

Millions of years of evolution allowed this canine species to thrive on the arid plain while other dog species, such as the cannis wimpus or frenchus dorkus (desert poodle) struggled for survival, eventually becoming extinct until modern times.

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history of the chihuahua breed

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Ever wonder where the smallest dogs in the world came from?

The history of the Chihuahua dates back to ancient Mexico. They were believed to be sacred and they have never forgotten this.

Much of the Chihuahua’s history is speculation and theory, although everyone agrees on some matters. The Chihuahua is named for the Mexican State that borders Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. It is believed that the breed descended from the Techichi, a small canine that dates back to Mayan times (around the 5th century AD).

The Chihuahua’s Heritage, The Toltecs (the people that conquered the Mayans), are believed to be the first to domesticate the Techichi and brought the canine into the home as pets and also used them for religious purposes. After the Aztecs became the ruling class of Mexico, they also used the dog as a companion and in religious ceremonies.

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Chihuahuas or Children?

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Chihuahuas or Children?

In the United States, 63 percent of households include a pet (up 7 percent since 1988), and pet lovers spent $38.5 billion on their pets in 2006 (up from $21 billion a decade earlier).Read More

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