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Libya

On January 29, 2014, HUA rescued 45 dogs from a puppy mill in South Dakota. Some of the dogs went to other groups and the majority of them (about 30) came to HUA. HUA has been working with this particular mill on downsizing and we are pleased to announce ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeTiny
Weight6
GenderFemale
Irving

Irving was a bit of a basket case when he was caught as a stray. He was confused, disoriented, scared and sad. It was clear to us, however, that this little guy was a dog who loved people and it didn't take long for him to start attaching himself. He i ...

BreedChihuahua Mix
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight14
GenderMale
Careen

Never in a million years would you think Careen came from a puppy mill. She is personality plus, the funniest, happiest little creature ever to be born. She is so friendly and so outgoing and refuses to let her rough past affect her in any way. This ma ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight9
GenderFemale
Ginger Too

Ginger Too was brought to us by her people who fell on very hard times and were no longer able to take care of her. She is one darling little party girl. She loves when she gets to do new things, like visit the sunroom and spend the afternoon with the v ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeTiny
Weight7
GenderFemale
Sprint

Sprint was found in the country freezing in the snow and wind. We don't know how many days he had left, but certainly not many. He is just a little fellow and could not have withstood the conditions for much longer. He is so grateful to have been found ...

BreedChihuahua/Rat Terrier Mix
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight11
GenderMale
Somerset

Somerset was abandoned by a lake about 50 miles from the shelter. She was fearful at first after that awful experience, but very soon became everyone's best friend. Shortly after arriving she gave birth to five puppies (SURPRISE!!) and was an adorably a ...

BreedChihuahua Mix
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight9
GenderFemale
Hadley

Hadley is one of three little dogs thrown out by people who decided they didn't want them anymore. The dogs were founded running wildly around a lake, not knowing what on earth to do to get to safety. Hadley was elusive, frightened, unsure and hard to c ...

BreedChihuahua Mix
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight11
GenderMale
Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley is one of the Texas Rangers who left a shelter in Texas only hours before they would have been euthanized. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with heartworms, but she is nearly finished with her treatment and has done very well. Annie is a wise ...

BreedChihuahua Mix
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight11
GenderFemale
Chopper

Chopper's family brought him to a vet clinic in Iowa and never returned for him. This had to be just heartbreaking for the tiny little guy and in true Chihuahua form, he was bitter and angry about it. The vet said he was a mean little dickens, but actua ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeTiny
Weight6
GenderMale
Gunner

Gunner was referred to us by an animal clinic in Omaha. We don't know a single thing about his background, but we suspect his life has not been a good one. He was sad and shy when he got here, and confused as to why the other dogs seemed so happy. The ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight10
GenderMale
Fred

Fred has a few little chips on his shoulder. We don’t know what happened to him before he came to the shelter, but he lived in a home where he was unwanted. He has some opinions, such as other little dogs should behave themselves and people may not be t ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeTiny
Weight5.6
GenderMale
Texana

Texana is one of the Texas Rangers who came to the HUA shelter only hours before she would have been euthanized. She is one of the less fortunate ones who are being treated for heartworms. Texana is a robust little girl who enjoys every minute that she ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight11
GenderFemale
Rio

Rio is the cutest little bundle of love. If you’re sitting on the floor, Rio will climb up your back to get to your head and express his immense love of people. He’s a playboy and an acrobat and also a cuddle bug. Rio is one of the Texas Rangers who ho ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeTiny
Weight5.6
GenderMale
Malta

Malta is another one of those dogs that are passed around from home to home. She was brought into the shelter by the last family because they had small children who wanted to play too roughly with her. Malta is insecure, but she warms up very quickly to ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight9
GenderFemale
Malin

Malin had the misfortune of finding a home where people simply did not have nearly enough resources to care for her. She is a friendly girl and well-mannered but very meek and unassuming. This all makes her very grateful for the things that privileged d ...

BreedChihuaua/Terrier mix
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight9
GenderFemale
Trigger

Trigger is an agile, adorable, fun-loving guy who absolutely loves being in the company of humans. He was turned over to the shelter by his family who claimed he does not like young children. This is no surprise for a little one that is fearful of fast ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeTiny
Weight7
GenderMale
Bambi

Bambi was taken from a puppy mill by another rescue group, then transported to HUA where she was welcomed with open arms. She was a tad cautious at first, not sure whether we were humans that were good or bad. Her main caregiver, Jenny, immediately rec ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight13
GenderFemale
Luverne

Luverne and his brother, Lester, were rescued from a severe hoarding situation. Because there were so many animals involved, neither boy was properly socialized and they were nearly feral when they arrived at HUA. They were both terrified and wanted no ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight10
GenderMale
Lester

Lester and his brother, Luverne, were rescued from a severe hoarding situation. Because there were so many animals involved, neither boy was properly socialized and they were nearly feral when they arrived at HUA. They were both terrified and wanted no ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight14
GenderMale
Turbo

Turbo Jet somehow found himself at a local pound, but when his people were notified he was there, they flat out refused to get him out. They left him there, knowing that his probable fate would be an end to his life. Thankfully, the people at the pound ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight8
GenderMale
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