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Timmy and Matt Johnson

The six-month-old Chihuahua was rescued by the RSPCA in March from a home in Surrey where there were 37 other Chihuahua and Chihuahua-crosses living under one roof.

40 small dogs rescued from flat now looking

Many of the dogs were Chihuahuas or Chihuahua crosses.

Nearly 40 dogs were rescued from a flat in Surrey where they were living in cramped conditions.

The RSPCA rescued the 39 dogs, many of whom were Chihuahuas or Chihuahua crosses, from the Surrey property last month.

RSPCA Millbrook in Chobham has been caring for 27 of the dogs and the others are being cared for by other RSPCA centres and branches. With some TLC, many of them have now been rehomed but Bobby, Ziggy and Boo are still patiently waiting.

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Boo

Boo, the Jack Russell Terrier, also came from the same property. He needs lots of socialisation as he is very nervous. He is looking for an adult-only home with someone who can build his confidence and let him come out of his shell in his own time

Bobby

Bobby is very sweet and loves a fuss, and he loves curling up on his fleece for a nap. He will need an adult-only home as he is very frightened by new people and new surroundings and needs to be housetrained.

Ziggy

Ziggy is a six month old Chihuahua who needs a home.

The puppies and kittens who spent their first ever Christmas at Battersea

Many pets across the country would have woken up on Christmas Day to loving families opening presents under the tree. Sadly, this wasn’t the case for the animals at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home – where some spent their very first Christmas at the animal shelter.

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Battersea Honey seeks the sweet life


359 dogs walked out of Battersea’s Brands Hatch centre and into a new loving home last year – but poor Honey wasn’t one of them. Although many dogs have barely settled into the centre before they are snatched up, a few – like Honey – take a little longer. While they stay at the shelter, the staff strive to give them as many of the comforts of home as possible; especially for the more long term residents.

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Mother and daughter Chihuahuas seek special home

Most dogs who are found as strays face a challenging future – but two Chihuahuas who were recently found abandoned at the side of a busy road faced extra challenges. The poor, tiny dogs were not only dumped by the roadside, but one was blind and one was missing a foot.

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RSPCA seeks special home for Peggy and Pip

RSPCA inspector Marie Hammerton, with special needs Chihuahuas Peggy and Pip.

Peggy and Pip seek a special home

Peggy and Pip, a mother and daughter Chihuahua duo are looking for a new home thanks to the RSPCA.

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