MARCH 2016 UPDATE FROM THE BOARD
As we near the end of March, we are making a special plea for assistance. Since the beginning of this year, we have taken in 54 dogs, many of which have had some serious and costly health problems. As we speak, we currently have 3 dogs requiring Liver Shunt surgery (Rocco, Heidi and Cody), one with ear tumors that requires specialty surgery (Teeka) and another, Willow who in addition to battling COPD has a torn ACL and two rear luxating patellas graded at a level 4. We have 4 dogs that are Heartworm Positive (Nikki, Bo, Kirby and Oliver) and poor little Nikki also needed surgery to repair a broken ankle. All these conditions are costly to remedy.
Once we commit to a foster dog, we do whatever it takes to get them healthy. However the influx of costly pups is depleting the modest reserves we had built. Our donors have been very generous, but right now we need additional support to help us with our current fosters whose care is running into thousands of dollars. I realize it is a difficult time of the year to be pleading for donations…but we hope you can find it in your budget and your heart to help these needy pups. Please scroll down on this home page to find our PAYPAL DONATE button. Or if you wish to sponsor a specific dog, our high needs pups are listed at the top of our home page. As a 501c3 organization, all your donations are totally tax deductible. Thank you in advance. We appreciate each and every one of you and most of all our Yorkies thank you too!
Check out our adoptable pups on Looking for Love to find your perfect companion. If you are interested in adopting a dog not located in your state, please note that we do not ship dogs via air cargo. Out of state transport guidelines are explained on our online adoption request form.
Can you imagine forcing your pet dog to live his or her entire life in a small wire cage with no human companionship, toys, or comfort, and little hope of ever becoming part of a family? That is what life is like for a puppy mill breeding dog. Help us stop this cycle of cruelty that contributes to pet overpopulation and the suffering of countless dogs by adopting your next pet. There are many places you can adopt your next pet, such as an animal shelter, humane society, or a rescue organization. Click on our Looking for Love link and check out all the beautiful Yorkies in our foster program. If you don't see what you are looking for, we recommend visiting www.petfinder.com. You might be surprised to see all the pets available in your area. Remember: Adopt, Don't Shop!
United Yorkie Rescue
UYR is in need of foster homes. We have many more requests for surrender than we can handle. If you would like to become a UYR foster person, please, fill out a "Volunteer Application."
Video of little Henry's recovery! This is just one of the miracles our foster moms perform everyday.
UYR could not continue to rescue Yorkies in need without the help of our donors. To date we have rescued: 2,639 Yorkies and Yorkie mixes. Our vetting costs to date are: $1,435,000!!
Any amount is truly needed and appreciated. A $5.00 donation allows us to purchase Heartworm prevention for a month for a rescue. For $30.00 we can rescue a Yorkie from a shelter that would otherwise be put to sleep. Won't you please consider joining the list of donors on our page to help us continue to save our beloved breed?
If you would like to make a donation to our organization, please use the following PayPal button! Or, send a check to our treasurer at the address below the Paypal button. We are an approved 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible. IRS rules for Donors
C/O Carl Sullenberger, Treasurer UYR
3924 Miami Avenue
Lorain, OH 44053
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If you need to surrender your Yorkie or mix, please, use this link "Request To Surrender Form" to contact to contact a UYR representative. Please complete this form in its entirety, including a photo if possible. A representative will be in contact with you as soon as possible to make arrangements or refer you to another rescue if we do not have members in your area.
Read about Ozzie, our first liver shunt pup, on the Yorkie Tales page. See a happy ending to a serious medical condition. Your donation can make a BIG difference.
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FOREVER OURS - 09/01/2011
As of April 2016, UYR currently has 10 Yorkies in the Forever Ours Program. These 10 pups will remain with UYR for the rest of their lives. They receive vetting care as needed and this care is provided by UYR and your donations.
Total cost of vetting to date for our 10 Forever Ours Yorkies is: $30,079!! Donations for our Forever Ours pups is $16,240 which leaves us with a shortfall on these pups of $13,840.
We are happy to say that more than half of these costs have been covered by donations for the special little ones. Donations for each one are still needed to have money available for their continuing care needs.
We are always looking for people who would be interested in being a 'Sponsor' to one or more of our Forever Ours Yorkies! As a sponsor you will become a cherished person in this dog's life.
You would receive communications about your sponsored pup and your name would appear in their story on the Forever Ours page. If you are interested please contact Carl Sullenberger at firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Please, visit our Forever Ours page!!!
In Lieu Donation - 08/11/2007
We have had many requests for a way to make a donation to UYR in lieu of gifts for family and friends on birthdays and other special occasions. We listened and have designed a special card that we'll send to your loved one. Please, be sure to include to whom and what you're designating the donation.
To make this thoughtful gift, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To make any donation, use the Paypal button below, or mail a check to:
United Yorkie Rescue: In Lieu
C/O Carl Sullenberger, Treasurer UYR
3924 Miami Avenue
Lorain, OH 44001
We appreciate the overwhelming generosity of our donors! The members and Yorkies of UYR say THANK YOU!!!