Are chihuahuas rats?

Asked By: Americo Goyette
Date created: Thu, Apr 29, 2021 12:32 PM
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An image shared on social media suggests that a chihuahua is not a breed of dog, but a large rodent… Among other findings, the analysis determined that the Chihuahua is actually a type of large rodent, selectively bred for centuries to resemble a canine.”
Answered By: Winifred Heidenreich
Date created: Fri, Apr 30, 2021 2:35 PM

Foods Your Chihuahua Shouldn't Eat

  • Alcohol. Alcohol (ethanol) is highly toxic to dogs.
  • Caffeine. Coffee is one of the world's most popular beverages, with roughly 83% of the United States adult population consuming it on a daily basis.
  • Chocolate.
  • Some Fruit Seeds, Pits and Cores.
  • Garlic.
  • Grapes and Raisins.
  • Hops.
  • Onions.

The 5 Best Foods for Chihuahuas

  • Blue Buffalo Small Breed Adult Recipe.
  • Fromm Gold Small Breed Adult Dog Food.
  • Wellness CORE Natural Grain Free Dry Dog Food.
  • Blue Buffalo Wilderness Small Breed Dog Food.
  • CANIDAE Grain Free PURE Dry Dog Food.

Yes, dogs can kill rats.

So if you have such dogs outside, they may catch a rat or two and keep the population down.


Can My Dog Eat This?

A List of Human Foods Dogs Can and Can't Eat

  • Carrots: Can Eat. Both raw and cooked carrots are safe for your dog to eat.
  • Grapes and Raisins: Can't Eat.
  • Salt: Limit.
  • Peanut Butter: Can Eat.
  • Eggs: Can Eat.
  • Salmon: Can Eat.
  • Chocolate: Can't Eat.
  • Cheese: Limit.

They do have a very high prey drive and as an husky owner can tell you, they play very differently from most other breeds.

Truthfully, how a husky will act and get along with a chihuahua (or not) will depend on the individual.

Some huskies just cannot live with small dogs or cats and others get along just fine.


Chihuahuas are excellent companion dogs.

They like attention and are loyal to their owners.

Chihuahuas are good family pets when treated respectfully, but they have a reputation for snapping at strangers or small children who may be threatening to their diminutive size.


Top 10 Dog Breeds Ideal for Catching Rats

  • Top 10 Dog Breeds Ideal for Catching Rats.
  • Rat Terrier. Rat Terrier | Source.
  • Cairn Terrier. Cairn Terrier | Source.
  • Yorkshire Terrier. Yorkshire Terrier | Source.
  • Norfolk Terrier. Norfolk Terrier | Source.
  • Jack Russell Terrier. Jack Russell Terrier | Source.
  • West Highland White Terrier.
  • Lakeland Terrier.
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