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Skateboarding Chihuahua up for adoption in Baldwin Park

Chiquita the Chihuahua is shown on her skateboard. The 6-year-old Chihuahua is up for adoption at the Baldwin Park Animal Care Center.

August 9, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 6-year-old Chihuahua with an unusual talent for skateboarding is up for adoption at a Baldwin Park animal center.

Chiquita's owner turned her over to the adoption center because of financial problems. The owner explained to staff that Chiquita has an usual desire to ride her skateboard whenever she can.

Chiquita is currently in a foster home.

If you're interested in adopting Chiquita, call the Baldwin Park Animal Care Center at (626) 962-3577 or email daccevents@animalcare.lacounty.gov. Her ID is A4616472.

You can get more information by visiting is www.animalcare.lacounty.gov or www.facebook.com/CountyofLosAngelesAnimalCare.