|Chloe is a rescue and I believe pure Chihuhua.|
This is a partial list of internet sites helping find forever homes for Chihuahuas. If you are looking for a small dog, 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. Many local shelters also keep lists of breeds people want, then call them when dogs matching your description arrive.
When local animal shelters and rescue groups do not have the pet you want, consider adopting a Chihuahua from one of these organizations. 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.
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