Why Do Chihuahuas Shake?

Well, Charlee is pretty confident and he usually doesn’t shake, but Neva shakes all the time.  She will just look at you and shake until you call her name.  I’ve heard other people talking about their chihuahuas shaking too, so I know that it’s too uncommon.  But I always had to wonder: Why do chihuahuas shake?

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Why Do Dogs Lick Your Nose?

My chihuahua licks my nose.

As gross as it is, Neva always loves to lick my  nose.  She does it when she is excited, when I first come home, or if I am talking to her.  I try to push her away, but she gets her little feelings hurt.

I always wondered “Why do dogs lick your  nose?”

Some people say that it is simply just because you let them.  They say if you curb the habit, they won’t do it anymore.  That may be true, but my boyfriend doesn’t let her lick his nose and she still tries.  Another theory is that they like the saltiness of your skin.

The answer goes deeper than that.

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