Chihuahua

A Miniature Pinscher looks over the body of her puppy after both were stuffed into a sandbag and tossed from a moving vehicle onto the side of a rural road near Watsonville, February 20, 2015. (Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter)

Dog Who Stood By Her Puppy After Being Thrown From Moving Vehicle In Watsonville Adopted

Last month people were shocked at the story of Beverly, a Miniature Pinscher-Chihuahua mix and her puppy, when they were thrown from a moving car in Watsonville. The surviving mother has now been adopted.

03/17/2015

San Francisco resident Lucille Williams holds her assistance dog Kaley, an 8-year-old Chihuahua. (CBS)

Stolen, Severely Injured Chihuahua Recovers; Reunited With Owner After Found In SF Tenderloin Dumpster

Animal control officers in San Francisco are looking for help in finding out who stole a Chihuahua, beat her up, and left her in a dumpster in the city’s Tenderloin district.

11/07/2014

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Which Breed Is Best For You? Dog Decision Depends On Where You Live

What breed best thrives where you live? We asked the Humane Society Silicon Valley to help us match the town to the Terrier or the ‘burb to the boxer, the location to the Labradoodle, the county to the Collie… Here’s what they recommend.

10/03/2014

A chihuahua dog. (Chris Weeks/Getty Images)

Animal Control Rescues 8 Neglected Dogs From San Francisco Outer Mission Home

San Francisco Animal Care & Control rescued eight abandoned dogs in a state of serious neglect from an Outer Mission home on Wednesday. The dogs will likely become available for adoption after they convalesce.

09/19/2014

This chihuahua was found shot in Menlo Park. (Source: Peninsula Humane Society)

Chihuahua Found Shot On Menlo Park Street

The shooting of a Chihuahua in East Menlo Park earlier this month is being investigated by the Peninsula Humane Society, who has offered a $1,000 reward for information about it, Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA officials said Monday.

08/11/2014

'Charm' the Chihuahua rescued from a freeway median in Contra Costa County is reunited with her family. (Source: Contra Costa County Animal Services)

Chihuahua Found On I-680 Median Reunited With Family In Martinez

A Chihuahua found wandering on the middle of a busy Bay Area freeway has been reunited with her family after being rescued by a CHP officer.

05/15/2014

The 2-year-old female Chihuahua rescued from a highway median barrier in Walnut Creek at the Contra Costa Animal Services shelter in Martinez. (CBS)

Chihuahua Rescued From Walnut Creek Highway Median Awaits Adoption In Martinez Shelter

A Chihuahua that was rescued from atop a median barrier on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek by a California Highway Patrol Officer Friday will have a few more days of tests before possibly being put up for adoption.

05/13/2014

CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

CHP Officer Rescues Tiny Chihuahua From Center Divide On I-680 Walnut Creek

A CHP officer spotted the small dog on the highway’s concrete center divider around 6 p.m. while driving south on Highway 680 near the North Main Street overpass.

05/10/2014

An injured but recovering Carolyn Wax describes fending off a dog attack on her Chihuahua, May 2, 2014. (CBS)

Injured Brentwood Woman Describes Saving Her Chihuahua From Brutal Dog Attack

A Brentwood woman and her Chihuahua, both victims of a brutal dog attack, were recovering Friday while the dog that attacked them was under quarantine.

05/02/2014

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