PO Box 171175, Austin, Texas 78717 info@aychihuahuarescue.org 512.763.0244

Nurture Your Inner Chi!


Meet Handsome KIRK

October 2, 2016

KIRK (ACR16-0034) is ready to travel the universe with his forever family and he’s prepared for lots of fun and play time on the journey!

If you can offer KIRK permanent residency, please request an application. Can’t adopt but want to help? Sponsor KIRK on his final mission where even the smallest of donations can fuel light-years of adventure!

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4-Paw Salute to Sarah K. of Girl Scout Troop 1154!

September 4, 2016

Chi Amigos Girl Scouts

View the entire photo album for this special event.

ACR gives a full on **4-Paw Salute** to Sarah K. of Girl Scout Troop 1154 for choosing the Chihuahuas of ACR as the recipients of her Bronze Award Project efforts. Sarah (whose family fosters for ACR) worked diligently for 20 hours handcrafting flashy and super fabulous bandannas to help our Chibabies get noticed and get adopted! Sarah met up with ACR at The Chi Amigos and caught us enjoying CHIsicles! ACR Chikids didn’t hesitate to drop everything and line up for these PAWSOME Bandannas! Thank you Sarah K.! You really know how to Nurture Your Inner Chi!


Thank you to all our ongoing sponsors and recent donors!

October 8, 2016

Paws UpWe are putting our PAWS in the air because YOU really care! We are extremely grateful to all our ongoing sponsors and recent donors. You have really made a difference in the lives of ACR’s Adoptable Chihuahuas. Vet appointments were made, medicines purchased and surgical procedures accomplished! Special thanks are in order for the following generous families:

♥ Curtis B. in Memory of Cole Garza
♥ Joe & Kitty R. in Honor of LEELA
♥ Elise A., Katie M., & Elizabeth F. for LUNA
♥ Katherine E. in Honor of all ACR Chikids


You helped save a life! Can you chip in to help save another?

LunaLittle LUNA needs your help.

Seized from a neglectful hoarder, LUNA is painfully thin. At 4 pounds, every bone protrudes. LUNA is only 2 years old, but we are now scrambling to get her a dental as the lack of nutrition made a mess of her tiny teeth. How does all this affect our little LUNA? Not one little bit! The moment her eyes open, she is ready to play, play, play!!! LUNA can still be a bit wobbly, but she just giggles and keeps right at it! She’ll invites play with other dogs, humans, bugs…air… LUNA thinks it is all fun! Suddenly, she’ll stop mid-stride, look for the nearest lap, and simply fall out! She eats with gusto and starts all over again! LUNA *just* arrived at ACR and is gaining a little weight each day. Healthier! Happier! LUNA is over the moon!

If you want to help LUNA recover from the ravages of her life with a hoarder, you can donate directly to her medical fund.

No donation is too small– after all, as Chihuahua lovers, we know that very big things come in and can happen in tiny packages.

Can you help us today? LUNA is here today because of the generosity of people like you.


Volunteer-Operated Chihuahua Rescue Organization in Austin, Texas

Ay Chihuahua Rescue is an all volunteer-operated, non-profit organization, whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home Chihuahuas in Central Texas. We are solely funded by adoption fees, merchandise sales, and principally through generous donations from Chihuahua and animal lovers just like you!

In-Home Foster Families

We do not have a brick and mortar facility, so all our Chihuahuas live with volunteer foster families dedicated to improving their health and mental well-being. As the back-bone of our organization, our cherished foster families know that their participation truly means the difference between life and death for an at-risk Chihuahua.

Donations Go Straight to the Dogs

This also means that without overhead, every dollar donated to Ay Chihuahua Rescue (ACR) is used in direct support of the Chihuahuas in our adoption program! The more families willing to open their doors and hearts to foster Chihuahuas, the more lives we can save.

Join the Family!

Learning how to NURTURE YOUR INNER CHI is easy, when you join us on our life saving mission. Whether adopting, fostering, volunteering or donating… your participation truly makes a difference!