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2009-08-24 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On your bark, get set, go! Seven speedy Chihuahuas from across the country will race for the title of America's Fastest Chihuahua during PETCO's Fifth Annual National Chihuahua Races - and the featherweight contenders promise a heated competition. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030603/PETCOLOGO) The championship races take place at New York City's Riverside Park on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m. Two rival champs, Tiger from California...

2009-07-01 14:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On your bark, get set, go! PETCO is calling all pint-sized racers with larger-than-life personalities to get ready to race during the Fifth Annual PETCO National Chihuahua Races. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030603/PETCOLOGO) Seven regional competitions will be held in a race across the country from the West Coast to the East Coast over three weekends in August. The contest will come to a head at the national championship race in New York...

2009-06-15 11:56:50

A California woman said a mountain lion that wandered onto her property was cornered by a gang of unlikely guardians -- her trio of toy chihuahuas. Ana Lee Spray, 23, said she was awakened Saturday morning by the sound of her three chihuahuas barking at the top of their tiny lungs at the opening of the garage at her Sage home, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported Monday. Spray said she looked out her daughter's window to investigate the ruckus and was shocked to see her gang of 3-pound dogs had...

2009-04-28 15:38:39

The Michigan owners of a 6-pound chihuahua carried away by high winds credit a pet psychic with guiding them back to the dog. Dorothy Utley, 72, of Rochester, Mich., said the chihuahua, Tinker Bell, was carried away by 70 mph winds Saturday at the Dixieland Flea Market in Waterford, Mich., The Detroit News reported Tuesday. Utley said her husband and more than 50 volunteers joined the search for Tinker Bell but it wasn't until after she spoke with a pet psychic from Holly, Mich., that she...

2009-04-17 13:52:39

A dog that disappeared following a deadly car crash in Concord, Calif., has been found and will be reunited with its injured owner, the victim's aunt says. Denise Bezerra, whose nieces Dominique and Britney Cushman were involved in the Interstate 5 crash, said Britney's 2-year-old Chihuahua, Coco, has been found after being missing for several days, the Contra Costa Times said Friday. Bezerra said the recovery of the dog, one of five canines traveling with the sisters during Monday's crash,...

2009-04-05 12:31:26

Dozens of dogs, from Chihuahuas to Great Danes, eagerly searched for tasty treats at this weekend's Canine Easter Egg Hunt in Troy, Ill., a veterinarian said. Veterinarian Karen Selbert admitted while Saturday's dog-eat-dog egg hunt does raise some eyebrows among the general public, it was an entertaining activity for canines and their owners, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Sunday. Someone called this morning and asked: 'Are they real eggs? What am I getting my dog into?' Selbert said...

2009-03-27 23:09:00

MEXICO CITY, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, rock legend Peter Gabriel, actor Diego Luna, Jaguares' Saul Hernandez, and Patricia Cervantes, the mother of Neyra Cervantes, who was disappeared and murdered in 2003, met with President Felipe Calderon to urge him to increase his efforts to end the violence and murders of women in Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090327/DC89763-a ) (Logo:...

2009-02-16 13:53:40

A study of Wichita, Kan., dogs indicates Buddy and Maggie are the most popular canine names but many others sport unusual names such as Lunchbox and Prada. The study of licensed Wichita dogs in 2008 found that Buddy overtook Max as the top name for male dogs while Maggie took the top spot from Molly, while both of the former top names remained in the top 10, The Wichita Eagle reported Monday. Rounding out the top 10 dog names were Sadie, Daisy, Lucy, Sophie, Bailey and Jack. The study also...

2009-01-14 05:00:00

CHIHUAHUA, Mexico, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexoro Minerals Ltd. Announces Inferred 15.25 Million Tons Grading 2.62 G/T Gold Equivalent At Its Cieneguita Project. (OTC Bulleting Board: MXOM) (Frankfurt: OYA1). Mexoro Minerals Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has updated its preliminary technical report estimate at its Cieneguita Project located in Chihuahua, Mexico. The Company finalized its current drilling program finishing 100 holes for a total of 20,215 meters of drilling....

2008-10-08 09:00:29

By BARRY KOLTNOW By Barry Koltnow The Orange County Register AMERICA'S MEXICAN," as George Lopez referred to himself in his 2007 HBO comedy special, knows he's made it big. It has nothing to do with his arena-size stand-up career or his successful TV career or even his burgeoning movie career, which includes a key role in Disney's new film "Beverly Hills Chihuahua." No, it has more to do with the where and when of this interview. "I figure that if I'm still home and in my pajamas...


Latest Chihuahua Reference Libraries

Chihuahua White Pine, Pinus strobiformis
2014-07-14 15:53:18

Chihuahua white pine (Pinus strobiformis) is found in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains in Northern Mexico as well as in southern Mexico through Chihuahua and Durango to Jalisco. This pine has also been found growing in the US in AZ, CO, NM, and TX. Other common names include Border pine and Southwestern White pine. The Chihuahua white pine is a small to medium sized tree growing to heights of 50-80 feet with a height of 98 feet in perfect growing conditions. This tree likes to grow in...

Chihuahua pine, Pinus leiophylla
2014-02-21 15:54:49

Chihuahua pine (Pinus leiophylla) grows in Mexico along the Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur from Chihuahua to Oaxaca. This tree can also be found growing in the United States in southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, Durango, CO,  as well as South Africa and Australia. Commercial plantings can be found in the higher elevations of Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Zambia. The Chihuahua pine grows in high elevations from 5249 feet to 9843 feet. This pine requires 23.6-39.3...

Sky Islands
2009-07-04 14:40:55

Sky Islands are mountains located within ranges that are isolated by valleys in which other ecosystems are located. As a result, mountain ecosystems are isolated from each other, and species can develop separately, as occurs on island groups such as the Galápagos Islands. The best known example of sky islands are the northern end of the Sierra Madre Occidental in New Mexico, Arizona, Chihuahua and Sonora on the U.S.-Mexico border. Other sky islands of note in the U.S. are the Great...

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2008-10-16 21:49:06

The Desert Box Turtle (Terrapene ornata luteola) is found from the Trans-Pecos region of Texas and southeastern Arizona south into Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico. Its habitat is arid, open prairie areas. They can live 25 years or longer. The colors of the mature desert box turtle are lighter and more muted than the colors of the young. Most, but not all, male turtles have red irises. Other characteristics of males include concave plastrons, thicker tails with the cloacae nearer the tip, and...

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2008-05-21 10:49:10

The Chihuahua was discovered in Mexico in 1850 and is the smallest breed of dog in existence. The modern-day Chihuahua might have been a cross between the Chinese hairless and the Aztec Techichi dog. The breed was first registered in 1905. Chihuahuas are tiny, they generally stand between 6 and 10 inches tall and weigh 3.3 to 6.6 pounds on average, although some can weigh up to 10 pounds. The Chihuahua has large eyes for its body and small, erect ears. It can have one of two types of...

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