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Emma

Emma is from a horrible, terrible, terrifying puppy mill in Nebraska. Other than losing a whopping 17 teeth during her dental exam, she is physically healthy. Emotionally, not so much. Her years in the mill affected her badly and she neither loves nor ...

BreedChihuahua Mix
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight9
GenderFemale
Tiny

Tiny is a precious little gal who found herself dumped at an overburdened shelter, where she was very likely to be euthanized if someone did not scoop her up right away. She is a darling old soul, very sweet, very loyal, very tuned in to people. She fol ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight8
GenderFemale
Paloma

Paloma came to us from a situation where she was not treated well. She is a brave little soul who is working hard to overcome her fears. She is very shy but is warming up to her caretakers, as she's learned that they will only treat her gently and will sh ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight10
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
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
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
Cyrah

Known as The Princess by caregivers, volunteers and the other dogs in the sunporch, Cyrah is a Chihuahua through and through. Boy do we get a kick out of this little conversation piece. Every day brings a new story about Cyrah. She is a manipulator - y ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeTiny
Weight5
GenderFemale
Ansel

Our little boy, Ansel, before his rescue, led a life of complete and constant pain. He didn't know what to make of it when he finally got his freedom from a puppy mill in Kansas, where he had been born. Ansel's feet NEVER touched anything but a rusty, w ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight10
GenderMale
Hyatt

Hyatt was rescued from a Missouri puppy mill where he spent the first ten years of his life. It was a life of unimaginable misery and heart ache for him. He has come quite a ways in his progress at HUA. He loves his good nutritious food that has helped ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight9
GenderMale
Dorito

Dorito came with a large group of his buddies from a puppy mill rescue in Nebraska. He's a shy guy that needs some tender loving care to help him come out of his shell. Many of the dogs from that rescue are trying very hard to acclimate to actual comfor ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight9
GenderMale
Chela

Chela is an Observer. She was born and bred in a puppy mill in Nebraska. She does not quite know what to make of her freedom. She likes to sit in the corner and just watch. She watches her dog friends and her people mill about their days. She carefu ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight10
GenderFemale
Burrito

This sweet little man came from a puppy mill in Kansas, where his spirit was just about broken. Although Burrito did not suffer any physical problems, for which we are grateful, he did have some emotional ones. He is fearful and shy and who can blame hi ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight9
GenderMale
Zack

Zack came from a hoarder/breeder in Nebraska who had to get rid of her dogs before the pound took them and destroyed them. Zack is a hilariously fun and playful little fellow. He loves attention and loves to play. He is quite a joyful, entertaining lit ...

BreedChihuahua
StatusI have a buddy!
SizeSmall
Weight14
GenderMale
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