The Chihuahua

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There are many theories about the origin of the Chihuahua. It is believed that the Chihuahua comes from an an ancient breed from Central America called “Techichi” that lived in the Toltec civilisation. The Aztecs conquered the Toltecs, welcoming the Techichi into their civilisation. According to representations and paintings of the discovered Techichi, the Toltec civilisation believed that the Techichis were “magic” dogs, that they could cure illnesses and guide the Toltecs towards eternal life. The Chihuahua as we know it today was discovered in the city Chihuahua (Mexico) in 1850.

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Dogs and Children

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Many think that having both children and dogs at home is incompatible. The reality is quite different though. However, not only a recent study has shown that dogs and children are, in fact, quite similar, but there is plenty of evidence that children and dogs can live in harmony. What is more, it can be also beneficial for your offspring.  Below you will find a couple of reasons to get a four legged friend for your child.  Continue reading