Saturday, February 6, 2016 Member Log-In E-Mail ID Password GO!
Home
About Us
Visit Popcorn Park
Animal Care Centers
About Adoptions
Programs
Planned Giving
Events
Publications
Animal Archives
Campaigns
Ways toHelp
Kids
Employment
Contact Us
Site Map
Donate Now
Not a member? Join Us
Subscribe to our eNewsletter
GO

Share |

24 Chihuahuas Rescued from NC Hoarder



24 Chihuahuas were flown to Popcorn Park from a hoarding situation in Gates, NC. They arrived today courtesy of Pilots for Paws. Carla Johnson of Chihuahua Rescue and Transport, Inc. became aware of the chihuahuas in need and began making calls late last month. One of the calls came into Associated Humane Societies' Popcorn Park and arrangements started to fall into place for saving them.

The plans really came together when Pilot Matthew Kiener from Pilots for Paws offered his services. They all arrived today at Robert Miller Air Park in Berkeley Twp around 3 pm.

Pilot Matt (left) and Byron (right) landed with their precious cargo.

Staff started moving the Chihuahuas from the plane to our awaiting vans for the 10 minute trip back to Popcorn Park

Dudley, the last one in our vehicles awaits his new caretaker.

Staff and Chihuahuas lined up at our vet's door for the chihuahuas' exams.

Gizmo

... getting her vet exam.

And then once at the shelter, they were brought to our clinic and given health exams, and any vaccines that may have been needed before going into their specially set up kennels full of comforters.

Quincy

Freckles

To learn more about the Society's chihuahua rescue, visit the following links:

Popcorn Park a Pit Stop for Puppies Looking for Forever Homes - Lacey, NJ Patch. Check out their video!

Rescue mission to save 27 Chihuahuas ends in Ocean County | The Asbury Park Press NJ | app.com. Read the Asbury Park Press article.

Chihuahua rescue covered by News 12 of New Jersey

Update: October 16 ...

Our 24 chihuahuas have had a heck of a time over the past few days. These little guys left the only home they've ever known last Thursday, hopped a plane from N.C. to N.J. and were then transported to our facility at Popcorn Park. They've also had lots of cameras on them, people looking at them and handling them, and probably more commotion going on then they've ever experienced. Lots of these little boys and girls are still quite shaken up and scared and need a lot of time to calm down, settle in, and get to trust us. They are coming along, as you can see in this picture, and we already have about 8 or 9 that are perfectly fine and ready for new homes! But the others need peace and quiet for now so if you come in to visit, please be respectful of their situation and let them be until we have had time to gain their trust. They are all coming around nicely and will be happy little tail waggers real soon but in the meantime, they need to adjust to this change slowly and quietly. Thank you.

10/12/2012

     GO!
Koda and Maya - Come through Surgery Like Real Troopers
Leo, Tibetan Mastiff - Feb.2nd Update
Chance - Beaten by Owner, Only Wants Love
Lynette - Starving Stray Rescued from Asbury Park
Riddle - A Victim of Irresponsibility and Deception
Leo, Tibetan Mastiff - Jan. 26 Update
Lonely Pit Bull with Hangdog Face Rescued
Puppies Rescued from Local Dog Owner
Leo, Tibetan Mastiff - Jan. 20 Update
Update Jan15 - Cody, Chloe and Charlie
Endora Rescued after Shooting in Narcotics Investigation
Leo, Tibetan Mastiff - Jan.13 Update
Calista Update - Jan.12
Leo, Tibetan Mastiff - Jan.12 Update
Leo, Tibetan Mastiff, Cruelly Neglected by Owner
3 Abandoned Dogs Tied Outside with No Shelter
Calista - Emaciated, Sweet 10 Month Old Pup
Two Neglected Mastiffs Rescued from Streets
Koda and Maya Seek A Home for the Holidays
Elmer Punished by Excessive Trauma to the Head
Lap-Loving Trio Hopes for Holiday Happiness
Emaciated Stray Boxer Recovering at AHS
Seven Pups Rescued from Fate on Owner's Facebook Page
Peanut, Butter and Jelly's Wonderful Progress!
Update Nov.19 - Fortune and Benson
Miles' Heartbreak Is Written on His Face
Mange Pups - Update Nov.10th
Van Gogh - Mutilated, Abandoned, Found by Good Samaritan


Home | About Us | Popcorn Park Zoo | Shelters | Adoptions | Programs | Planned Giving | Events | Publications | News | Campaigns | Contact Us | FAQ | Links | Site Map | Privacy Policy

2005-2012, created and maintained by Fitting & Zidd, LLC

Show Other Categories