We are seeking Volunteers! If you are in Connecticut, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia or the surrounding areas and are interested in volunteering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website to complete the volunteer application by clicking here! We desperately need your help!
Who We AreChihuahua Rescue, USA, focuses on the midwest, northeast and southeast regions of the United States which includes Connecticut, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia. As volunteers join and our support increases, our scope will broaden to include additional states. We want to thank you for taking a moment to read about our cherished Chihuahua friends and look forward to helping you through the adoption process. We are an all-volunteer rescue, transport, foster and adoption group. It is our belief that irresponsible breeding of animals for profit is unethical and seek to encourage potential pet guardians to consider adoption as their first choice in selecting a loving canine addition to their family. We work tirelessly to place lost, abandoned and surrendered Chihuahuas into loving and responsible homes. You can see our current list of fosters here. Sometimes dogs get separated from their owners. We maintain a list of dogs trying to make it back home here. We believe that every Chihuahua deserves a chance to become a treasured family member and strive to provide the best possible homes for them. As you read about our organization, we are sure that you will agree that we take great care in our placement process.
Adopting a friend
You gaze into the sad eyes of the puppy in the pet store window, and you want to "rescue" the lonely pooch...You read the ad in the newspaper, and the couple seems so trustworthy, with their decades of experience breeding dogs...You find a website with photos of green hills and beautiful puppies that insists the "little darlings" and "bundles of joy" will only be sold to "loving families"...
Beware! A cruel, mass dog-breeding facility could hide behind each of these scenarios. Most likely, you've heard about them. The Humane Society of the United States calls them puppy mills, and for good reason.
Puppy mills frequently house dogs in shockingly poor conditions, particularly for the "breeding stock" animals who are caged and continually bred for years, without human companionship, and then killed, abandoned or sold to another "miller" after their fertility wanes. These adult dogs are bred repeatedly to produce litter after litter—without hope of ever becoming part of a family. The result is hundreds of thousands of puppies churned out each year for sale at pet stores, over the Internet, and through newspaper ads. This practice will end only when people stop buying these puppy mill puppies.
Please don't buy from a pet store, and be very wary of websites and newspaper ads. Above all, don't ever buy a dog if you can't physically visit every area of the home or breeding facility where the dogs are kept. Puppy mills will continue to operate until people stop buying their dogs.
We urge you to visit your local shelter, where you are likely to find dozens of healthy, well-socialized puppies and adult dogs—including purebreds—just waiting for that special home—yours.
Come Visit Us!www.chihuahuarescueusa.org
Chihuahua Rescue, USA
PO Box 91485
Louisville, KY 40291-0485