Chihuahua

Chloe Levenson-Cupp plays with her newly-adopted puppy "Buddy," formerly known as "Fireman," August 6, 2015. (CBS)

Burned Chihuahua Puppy Adopted By Young Alameda Burn Survivor

A tiny puppy who suffered disfiguring burns has found a new home with a Bay Area child who can directly relate to what had happened to it.

08/06/2015

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SF, Oakland And San Jose Rank Among Top U.S. Cities For Dog On Mail Carrier Attacks

When it comes to dog attacks on mail carriers, San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose are listed among the top 30 cities in the country according to the U.S. Postal Service.

05/26/2015

Tortured Puppy

Burned Chihuahua Puppy In Antioch Recovering After Losing Ears; $1,000 Reward Offered To Find Attacker

A chihuahua puppy that was found to have been tortured with major burns is recovering after having its ears amputated. Police are offering a reward to find its attacker.

04/10/2015

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

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