Chihuahuas are the smallest dogs, and can be quite frail even when mature and healthy. There is therefore probably nothing more unsettling as a dog lover than watching these sweet little fur babies shaking.
More often than not, this is a sign of serious health issues that need to be addressed urgently either to save the Chihuahua’s life or improve the life quality. If you have a chihuahua or plan on getting one, it is crucial that you understand the different causes of this shaking. That way you can come up with more specific and effective strategies to put your pooch out of their misery.
So what actually causes chihuahuas to shake so much? The reasons range from life-threatening metabolic disorders to psychological issues. In the sections below, we will take a closer look at 10 of the main reasons you should know including cold, separation anxiety, and hypoglycemia.