Humane society getting more Chihuahuas

March 14, 2009 3:27:31 PM PDT
The Marin Humane Society is preparing for the arrival of seven Chihuahuas rescued from a puppy mill in Tehama County, according to an announcement released by the animal shelter on Friday.

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"The dogs are reported to be in good condition," humane society communications manager Carrie Harrington said in a prepared statement. The small dogs are believed to be 2 to 8 years old, and represent both the long and shorthaired varieties of the breed.

The shelter is working with Redding-based ResQ Animal Coalition to bring the Chihuahuas to the Bay Area, Harrington said, adding that more of the rescued dogs may be arriving in coming weeks.

About a year ago, the Marin Humane Society welcomed nearly 100 Chihuahuas rescued from a puppy mill in Arizona in an assistance effort nicknamed "Operation Tiny Teacup."

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