My name is Tatiana, but my friends and family call me Tutta. I like writing articles that help bring people closer together.
“Yo quiero Taco Bell,” is a phrase you might remember that cute little Taco Bell dog saying on commercials. And that cute little dog is a chihuahua!
Weighing an average of 3 to 6 pounds (but as much as 15 pounds), chihuahuas are amongst the smallest breeds in the world; but this means nothing to their big personalities!
If you've ever had a chihuahua as a family pet, then you know very well that they make excellent family dogs and watchdogs. Their level of confidence and bold personality mixed with their suspicion of outsiders make them seem more like a guard dog, but inside the home, they can thrive in a loving environment with plentiful attention.
If you are going to get a chihuahua, then it is certainly going to need a name! With all of the great chihuahua names out there, how can you pick one? I have made it a bit easier on you and selected some great chihuahua names for you to consider for your little pup!
Here’s some good male chihuahua names for your tiny, new watchdog!
If you have a female chihuahua, then you know she can be one diva of a doggie! Give her a good diva dog name!
Anything that is so little should have a cute name, right? Because we all know small things are cute!
Little dogs are often totally unaware of their size, so don’t they deserve a name as big as their personality?
I would like to take a moment to thank Taco Bell for making the chihuahua a Mexican-food icon.
Chihuahuas need names that totally suit their individual personality, whether they are outgoing or more reserved. They are fiery and feisty, yet friendly and loving to those in their pack. Quite honestly, even though they are tiny, I would be scared to rob a house that has a chihuahua; with how protective they are, you’d never leave with your ankles intact!
The right name will eventually come out and you will know it as soon as it hits you. If you can’t figure out what to name your chihuahua, listen to its personality—it’s probably barking a name at you and you don’t even know it!
Is a Chihuahua Right for You?
It is important that chihuahuas get properly socialized at a young age or they may grow up to be shy and timid. They tend to form a close bond with one person, much like a pet bird, but if it is raised around a loving family, the chances of having a friendly people-dog are good!
Due to their small size, you really need to take into consideration how well they would do in your home. They can squeeze into small spaces, and since they like to follow their owners, they run a risk of getting injured accidentally.
The same goes for having young children or other animals in the home, such as a large dog. Also, if you have any type of large snakes as pets, or snakes that may grow large, having a small dog is never recommended.
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Chihuahuas are generally a low-maintenance dog, aside from routine vet visits. They require very minimal grooming and do not need a lot of space to be happy. Take him along for a ride in your car with you and he will be chipper!
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© 2014 Tatiana
Elizabeth Pina on June 08, 2020:
I love teacup Chihuahua his name was PÀPITO
I did have one who I love and miss so so much my BABYBOY die in 7-16-19 someone killed my baby
So am looking to find other TEACUP CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES to take home to love and care for the baby I don't have much money but if anybody who read this can find in there heart please let me know if there is a TEACUP CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES that I can have to care and love and give it a happy life
Newchimom on July 30, 2019:
His name is thunder nd he is an applehead chi.i love him to pieces,he is very smart nd i found him to be very emotionally supportive of me, he calms me down when im upset,i suffer from depression nd anxiety nd he brings me tons of happiness.wouldnt trade him for a million dollars
Nacho on May 29, 2019:
Haha Nacho love it
Chi on July 26, 2018:
Just named ours chi
the mexica names are just foods on July 22, 2018:
the mexicn names are just food
Gracie Thompson on June 10, 2018:
My Chihuahua name is cooper he is a good friend he is half teacup chihuahua and normal I Love Him he is 1 year old
Jenna tewls on January 20, 2018:
Who would name their Mexican dog lettuce
dreama Davis on July 27, 2016:
I HAVE A BEAUTIFUL LONG HAIRED CHI NAMED MADEA SHE IS MY WORLD
Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on July 10, 2014:
My grandfather had a chihuahua after my grandmother died and he loved that little dog. It was good company for him.