The following article features one of our volunteers and her rescued FFR chihuahua Lollie while discussing a serious problem in the surplus of Chihuahuas.

Blame Hollywood for the surplus of Chihuahuas

By Linda Goldston

You probably heard about the surplus of Chihuahuas in shelters on the West Coast — so many that several dozen were flown to East Coast shelters for adoption.

I blame Hollywood for its “arm candy” treatment of small dogs.

Unfortunately, people don’t spend enough time with their small dogs, not realizing that they need to work with them and socialize them as much as with a larger dog….

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