The Chihuahua is bred in both smoothcoat and longcoat varieties, but because of their tiny size, both present special challenges in keeping them healthy and happy. This handbook discusses both varieties with advice on purchase, health care, feeding, training, grooming, and more. B.E.S. popular and highly detailed series of Pet Handbooks are written for dedicated pet owners seeking comprehensive information on the care of their chosen pets. Titles in the series cover a wide range of animals and breeds. These books present advice on finding a reliable breeder or seller, information on the animal's origins and traits, and detailed recommendations regarding dietary needs, housing, and health care, as well as all other major aspects related to keeping a healthy and thriving pet. B.E.S. Pet Handbooks are filled with color photos, and many titles include line art and at-a-glance sidebar information.