A True History of the AKC Chihuahua Dog

A typical Techichi aka deer Chihuahua The true history of the modern AKC Chihuahua dog began in 1884 when the first so called Chihuahuas were exhibited in NYC. These were within years of the first trains to El Paso Texas, and Tucson Arizona in 1881. In 1888, one of the most famous curmudgeons of the

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The “Purebred Dog” Fallacy

. Yes, I am saying that there is a tremendous fallacy connected to purebred dogs. That is the fallacy of no new blood. No new dna for 50 or more generations  would not be a problem if there were enough founding fathers to keep all the  gene pool options in play and if all the

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Techichi, Techichi, Let Me Count the Ways…

  For me, the classic techichi dog is a dog with no extremes except for size and even then, at 10 pounds average,they are not extremely small. The short legs seem to have been one variety of dog known in the New World. The more cobby type dog with a stop and the more deerlike

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