My name is Tia!

Chihuahua Dog for adoption in Rancho Santa Margarita, California - Tia
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I'm being cared for by:
I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue

Facts about Tia

  • Breed: Chihuahua
  • Color: White - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 10233709

Hello! My name is Tia and I’m a spayed, 10 lbs., cream/beige colored, 2-4 year old female Chihuahua. I was found as a stray roaming the streets of Anaheim, very afraid, skinny and dehydrated, but lucky for me the good people of ICARE Dog Rescue saved me! I’m now enjoying a loving and relaxing home with my foster family and learning to be less fearful of people, sounds, and things. My foster family has crate trained me, so at night time I sleep in my little crate. Lucky for my future forever family, I’m not your typical Chihuahua. I don’t bark, yap or get snippy with people or dogs. I’m very mellow and easy going. I’m like a velcro dog, I love to be right next to you as if I was attached to your hip. If you’re on the couch, sleeping or cooking, I want to be right next to you! I love to burrow and feel your skin touch mine. And of course I love massages and belly rubs!
Since I was a stray with no family or home before coming to ICARE Dog Rescue I had to fend for myself and lived a fearful life.  I’m working on becoming more confident so that I am not as easily spooked by sights and sounds. I would do well in a home with older respectful children (ages 10 and above) or an all adult home. I get along with other dogs, but just need time to acclimate. So if you already have a furry family member, I’m sure we would get along with the proper introduction, time and gentle treatment.
I’m truly a fantastic dog, I have proven to be eager and smart.  I listen to my foster mommy when she gives me direction, even though I have no prior training. I’ve even learned that the master bedroom is off limits and won’t enter.  I would love for you to train and teach me so I can show you how eager I am!
Thanks for stopping by and I can’t wait to meet you so we can snuggle.

If you are interested in adopting, please go to our website and complete the adoption application:

Adoption fee includes : Spay/neuter * shots up to date *  micro-chip * fecal and vet check

About I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

I.C.A.R.E. is an all breed, no kill dog rescue. We rescue dogs at risk of being euthanized from shelters, abandoned, abused, and stray dogs. We also rescue many owner surrendered dogs; which are dogs that can no longer remain in their current homes due to financial or personal issues. I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue is dedicated to reducing the number of dogs that are euthanized in our shelters each and everyday. We focus on rescuing and rehabilitating them in loving foster homes until they are adopted into their permanent homes. We also focus on educating the public regarding specific breeds, rescue, and general information regarding the canine species. We are a 100% volunteer run and supported organization that cannot survive without the help of loving fosters, volunteers, and benefactors.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

PayPal: Submit as Personal/Gift to avoid fees. Thank You!

Come Meet Our Pets...

We do adoption events all over OC area at least 2-3 times a month - you can find event info on our website or facebook at:


Our Adoption Process...

We require an application, application approval, meet and greet, home check, adoption fee and a contract.

0-6 months: $350
7-12 months: $300
12+ months: $250

$50 more for pure bred dogs.

Adoption fee includes :

Shots up to date of adoption
Spay/neuter (if old enough)

We also require to stay second on the micro-chip info for life and have a life time return policy on all our rescue dogs adopted out.

Unfortunately, we do not adopt out of state under any circumstances. We recommend that you visit your local shelter or dog rescues in your area if you are looking to adopt.