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Hi All, hopeful new chihuahua owner here!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Nicnak, May 9, 2017.


  1. Nicnak

    Nicnak PetForums Junior

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    Hi

    I just wanted to introduce myself. We are awaiting a home check from the RSPCA in relation to rehoming a 6 month old chihuahua. It's been 3 days since we reserved him but haven't heard anything yet. Fingers crossed it's soon and that we pass, although I have fears over our garden.

    I have been doing my research even though I'm quite an experienced dog owner (never hurts to learn more!, and I've read that chihuahuas are hard to toilet train? I spent an hour with our boy at the RSPCA in Sunday and within 15 mins of teaching him 'sit' he picked it up no problems. I think he's pretty smart. What are other people's experiences, and in general with the breed?

    Look forward to chatting and I can't wait to get my boy home :) already totally in love.

    Nic
     
  2. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    Good luck, I hope you get him! ;)

    Don't know much about the breed but with patience and consistency you should be able to get him toilet trained without too much stress.

    I think the time if year will help - no freezing cold, wet and windy nighttime trips to the garden! ;)
     
  3. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    Welcome Nicnak,
    i hope you don't have to wait too long for your home check. If you dont hear in a couple of days , I would ring them.
    Our local RSPCA is run by mainly volunteers and it gets very busy and sometimes things get over looked,

    I would post in the dog chat section about house training etc as more people will see it .
     
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    ForestWomble PetForums VIP

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    Welcome :)

    Hope the homecheck happens soon and you get your boy.
     
  5. bogdog

    bogdog PetForums Senior

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    Good luck and hope you enjoy a long and happy life together.
     
  6. Happy Paws2

    Happy Paws2 PetForums VIP

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    [​IMG] to PF

    Hope all goes well with the home check, look forward to seeing pictures of your new addtion when he arrives:)
     
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