Monday, February 18, 2013

Help Abandoned Chihuahuas Find Forever Homes



Chloe is a rescued pure Chihuahua.
This is a partial list of internet sites helping find forever homes for Chihuahuas. If you are looking for a dog of any size, your first stop should always be your local Animal Shelter.
Many homeless dogs—including purebreds—end up at these shelters only to be told later on there is no room or budget for them, which means their time is over. 
The good news is that while local shelters seek homes for the pets they have, they also interact with other shelters. This means people seeking a particular breed, age, gender or temperament can tell their local shelter what they want. As soon as a dog matching your description arrives nearby, these shelters will call you.
If you are in the market for a Chihuahua, and your local shelter does not have any that meet your needs, consider looking at some of these websites. Similar sites exist for all breeds.
Lucas (front) and Tinkerbelle came from shelters. 

·  Chihuahua Rescue states it has saved more than 5,000 lives to date.
·  Chihuahua Rescue and Transport places Chihuahuas and mixes in approved homes.
·  Adopt-A-Chihuahua allows prospective pet parents to enter their search parameters, including distance.
·  Chihuahua Rescue Shelter lists groups rescuing this breed by state. It also has lists of similar groups in other countries such as the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
·  Famous Chihuahua focuses on dog and puppy mills nationwide, helping to find homes for the many dogs rejected by these business as being imperfect and therefore unsellable.
·  NetPets has a list of Chihuahua organizations and contacts for people in those groups, including Chihuahua Rescue and Transport.
·  New Chihuahua Connection also has a list of various rescue groups nationwide.
·  AZ Chihuahua Rescue is an Arizona-based group dedicated to providing “big hearts for little dogs.”
·  Second Chance Chihuahua Rescue is based in Nixa, Mo.
·  Ay Chihuahua is based in Central Texas that fosters Chis needing homes.
Also consider checking out the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and American Humane Society sites regardless of breed. They can help you find shelters in your area.
This posting is brought to you as a public service by the Posh Puppy Boutique.

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