Two dozen Chihuahuas were flown to New Jersey after being rescued. They belonged to a hoarder in North Carolina who recently died. Now they're at the animal shelter at Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey Township, New Jersey, and need new homes.
October 12, 2012: Two dozen Chihuahuas were rescued and flown from North Carolina to New Jersey.
They were rescued from the home of a hoarder who recently passed away.
They dogs were brought to the animal shelter at
Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey Township, Ocean County, New Jersey.
Eventually, all the dogs may need forever homes.
Right now they are all being checked out medically and socially by the Humane Society.
Matthew Kiener, a pilot from South Jersey, flew his Piper Saratoga down to get the Chihuahuas.
He is part of an organization called
Pilots N Paws -- animal lovers who help with long-distance rescues.
The rescue cost Kiener about $400 for fuel.
If you are interested in adopting one of these Chihuahuas, the Humane Society workers encourage you to call first or to come by and see them.
The phone number is: 609-693-1900
And the address is
Popcorn Park Zoo, 1 Humane Way, Forked River, New Jersey, 08731
Look! They can hardly wait to see you :)