Posts tagged "Chihuahua"

Puppy Mill Rescue: Puppy Mills As Legal Cruelty

Puppy Mill Rescue: Puppy Mills As Legal Cruelty
“I can only describe it as an invasion,” says Cari Meyers, founder and president of the non-profit Puppy Mill Project, as she witnessed the assault on a puppy mill, as an organized convoy came to the rescue of 81 dogs and two cats in St. Anne, IL. near Kankakee, IL on April 7. The dogs... Read more »

Chicago Animal Care & Control Pet Adoption Events, Starting at WGN Radio

Chicago Animal Care & Control Pet Adoption Events, Starting at WGN Radio
Steve Cochran and Steve Dale pair up to adopt Charlie, a 9-pound buff-colored male neutered Chihuahua from Chicago Animal Care & Control. On Tuesday March 23, 8:35AM CDT on WGN Radio. This pup can be yours. Listen at here, or at 720AM. Charlie, who is only a few years old,  is neutered and up-to-date on all... Read more »

Dog Doesn't Like Boyfriend, Cat Attacks, and Flea Fiesta: Your Pet Questions

Dog Doesn't Like Boyfriend, Cat Attacks, and Flea Fiesta: Your Pet Questions
LAS VEGAS, NV — This week, experts attending the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, NV, Feb.15-19, have answered your queries: Q: My Chihuahua growls constantly at my boyfriend, even snapping at times. My boyfriend does give him treats, or tries to, but the dog is scared. My dog seems to respond this way to... Read more »
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Dog with Undescended Testicle

Dog with Undescended Testicle
Q: We recently acquired a 6-month-old Chihuahua. Rocky has an undescended testicle. We’re worried about surgery for this condition because it’s more serious than a typical neuter. We’re having a CT scan done prior to the operation. We’ve been warned about torsion of the undescended testicle. How worried should we be about this surgery? —... Read more »

Best Friends: Pit Bull and Chihuahua

Best Friends: Pit Bull and Chihuahua
So there’s this dog wandering around Savannah, GA – a dog most people would identify as a pit bull carrying a Chihuahua in it’s mouth. Many might leap to the conclusion that the pit bull-type dog attacked the Chihuahua. And apparently that’s exactly what happened, as some residents made that assumption. Closer inspection from animal... Read more »

World's Ugliest Dog is a Peanut

World's Ugliest Dog is a Peanut
World’s Ugliest Dog champion turns out to be a past burn victim named Peanut, thought to be a Chihuahua mix. Since her approximately 2-year old dog was a victim of animal abuse, owner Holly Chandler said she entered the contest, held at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma, CA, June 20. only so she could draw attention... Read more »
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Chihuahua Receives 100K in Will from Wall Street Legend

Chihuahua Receives 100K in Will from Wall Street Legend
Muriel “Mickie” Siebert was a Wall Street genius, the first woman to hold a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, a trail blazer for others. And an animal lover, who never married and never had children. Siebert passed away in August, at age 84, of cancer. She was survived by her sister and one... Read more »

Friends of Chicago Animal Care Celebrate a Big Night for Animals Like Blinky

Friends of Chicago Animal Care Celebrate a Big Night for Animals Like Blinky
Charlie Propsom, president Friends of Chicago Animal Care & Control, and Kathy Booton Wilson, vice president of Friends are on my Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show on  WGN Radio – listen HERE to my conversation, which begins with them explaining what Chicago Animal Care & Control is in the first place. You’ll hear about... Read more »

Paco the Chihuahua Chases Away Armed Robbers

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It would have been worse if it wasn’t for a pint-sized Chihuahua who chased off armed robbers in Altadena, CA.. When I was on the radio with Greg Jarrett of WGN – he asked me how it’s possible that a Chihuahua could scare off a pair of gun toting criminals. Well, watch for yourself. Think... Read more »
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Dogs Making a Run at Cats in the U.K.

In America, there are more pet cats than dogs (90 million cats, 77 million dogs, according to the American Pet Products Association) for many years, and it’s also been that way in the United Kingdom. Dogs have nearly caught cats as the most popular pet in the United Kingdom However, the dogs are now making... Read more »