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What Is a Jack Russell Chihuahua Mix?

A jack chi is a mixed breed dog type that is obtained from breeding female Jack Russell terriers and male chihuahuas. It is one of the most popular designer dog breeds both in terms of appearance and temperament. More often than not, they fall in the small dog breed category although they are usually larger than the chihuahua parents. The appearance in terms of form, head shape, facial features and coat characteristics all differ from one jack chi to another. This is the same with their overall temperament.

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What Colors And Patterns Does A Dachshund Come In?

In fact, there are up to 25 recognized dachshund coat appearance descriptions based on a variety of categories we will discuss in the sections below. Without further ado, let us take a look at what you have to look forward to in terms of appearance from your doxie including iconic options like dapple, piebald and brindle and how to identify them.

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What Essential Oils Kills Fleas?

What I find works against fleas and ticks the best are essential oils. In addition to actually killing the pests in their different stages they also help to prevent infestation by repelling the bugs with their natural fragrances. Let us take a look at effective superstars in the game like lavender, peppermint and cedarwood as well as 9 other awesome essential oils to help you deal with fleas and ticks.

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What Is an Apple Head Chihuahua?

Change ExcerptAs the name implies, an Apple Head Chihuahua has a well-rounded and dome-like head – just like an apple. They have short jaws and a short snout. Apple Head Chis also have large, round eyes that tend to stand out from their relatively small faces.

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What Is a Long Haired Chihuahua Mix?

A Chihuahua with a long coat, as opposed to a short coat, is described as a long haired Chihuahua. These furry dogs are different from their short and smooth coat counterparts because they have inherited a recessive gene variant (allele) for a long coat from their parents.

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What Is a Chihuahua Pug (Chug Dog) Mix?

A chug dog is a mixed dog produced by breeding a chihuahua male and a pug female. It is one of the many mixed breed varieties that existed naturally before making its way into the designer dog market in the 21st century. The chug dog is known for its small build, eclectic combination of the parent’s features and its cheerful and playful personality. They are popular today as guard dogs as well as companion pets.

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Why Do Yorkies Stink?

The tendency to stink is higher in Yorkies because of natural body oils and frequent skin diseases and allergies. Good grooming is necessary for this breed because perspiration can also prove vital to complement lousy odor. A healthy diet and better hygiene practices can help you prevent stinking.

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Natural Laxatives For A Constipated Dog

Constipation in dogs usually manifests as irregular and infrequent passing of stool and pain while doing so. The reasons for the problem range from dietary deficiencies like insufficient water and fiber to digestive tract diseases like volvulus. Whatever the case, it is highly uncomfortable for the dog and should be addressed as soon as possible.

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