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California Chihuahuas High-Tail It to City From Overwhelmed Hollywood Shelters


Animals  (tags: shelters, overpopulation, flying dogs, New York, pets )

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- 3448 days ago - nydailynews.com
Animal welfare groups are planning to fly dozens of the pint-size pets from California to the Big Apple in coming weeks after West Coast dog shelters recently became overrun with the breed.



   

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Madeleine L (51)
Friday December 11, 2009, 2:49 pm
It was absolutely going to happen, between flitter-brained 'stars' and movies....like Dalmations and so many others. (especially totally unethical greedy puppy mills
 

Marilyn K (50)
Friday December 11, 2009, 2:52 pm
I hope homes are found for all these wonderful dogs but isn't it time to pass some laws about breeding of animals. Neuter and Spay your pet does not seem to be getting through to people who just do not care.
Even if we made breeders purchase a license to breed and control how many they can breed, it would be a start. A law for all puppies to be registered before being given away or sold might also help control the pet population. Any animal who is abandoned should be traced back to the owner and the owner should be fined. Animal abusers get away with too much.
 

Larry S (645)
Friday December 11, 2009, 3:34 pm
Good post Marilyn, I agree. I also think that vet's should somehow be "forced" to offer free spay and/or neuter, which ever is cheaper (so they can't cry about losing money too much). I really don't think they would notice that much of a hit on their pocketbooks...
 

mary f (200)
Friday December 11, 2009, 6:40 pm
i agree with marilyn too
 
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