A Chihuahua should be chosen with care as the Temperament of its owner can make a difference in the temperament of the dog. Grumpy Chihuahuas can be easily provoked to attack, so they are generally suitable for homes with small children. The fierce competition tends to be true to the owner of a particular, and in some cases, the person may become more protective, especially around other people or animals. If well managed by older children 13 years and can adapt to this kind of life with a clear owner. Not always get along with other breeds, and tend to have a nature "clan", often preferring the companionship of other Chihuahuas over other dogs. These characteristics often make them unsuitable for families with children who are patient and calm. Chihuahuas love their dens and often buried in the baskets, pillows and blankets. Often found under the covers or on the bottom of the bed in the darkness and safety of what they believe is their tomb.