Once upon a time, a litter of stray Chihuahua puppies was found in a dumpster in downtown Rockford, Illinois. One of the puppies still had its umbilical cord attached, and the couple was so taken by it, they were first in line when the litter became available. Now, they're the stars of OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center's Animal Assisted Therapy team, helping patients with various health issues get a smile. Scooter has been performing tricks for his dad ever since. He was just five months old when he was adopted and has learned several tricks. He even jumps through his owner's arms like a hoop. Now, he's a good ambassador for Chihuahuas and rescue dogs, and is an excellent ambassador for the breed. It's no wonder that a Chihuahua dog loves to please his owners. This playful and social dog is the perfect companion for families with children. It's a great choice for families with young children, but keep in mind that you need to be willing to invest some time in training your newest addition. Make sure you give your pup plenty of attention and exercise, or you'll end up with an insecure and neurotic dog. If you're looking to adopt a Chihuahua, be sure to check for health certifications from responsible breeders. This will help you avoid buying a puppy that has been exposed to harmful and unsanitary conditions. This video is a great introduction to the Chihuahua breed. If you're looking to adopt a Chihuahua, make sure to consider his personality. Unlike other breeds, Chihuahuas are very friendly and get along with other pets in a family well. They can stand up to larger dogs with their strength and courage. Although chihuahuas are small dogs, they can be bold explorers. They have been known to escape through small gaps in fences, but they are highly resistant to bigger dogs. Fortunately, they are not bad - they are just cute, sweet, and adorable. And despite being small, they can stand up to bigger dogs! As a Chihuahua, you are the best person for your dog. Your dog has a wonderful temperament, and you should make him feel as happy as possible. Your Chihuahua will have a good temperament and be loyal to you. Once a bad shelter dog has been transformed into a cherished companion.