LOOKING FOR LOVE

Welcome to “Looking for Love.” These are UYR’s rescue and surrender pups. They come in all ages and sizes, but they have one thing in common; They are looking for love. If you have a place in your heart and your home for one of these Yorkies, please, use the provided link to fill out an “Adoption Application.”

Your adoption application will be processed as quickly as possible. It is UYR’s mission to get the perfect home for our beloved Yorkshire Terriers.

Thank you for visiting the “Looking for Love” page. Please, feel free to browse the other pages to see all the things we do here at United Yorkie Rescue.

UYR DOES NOT SHIP ITS RESCUES. THE ADOPTER MUST PICK UP THE ADOPTIVE PUP FROM THE FOSTER PARENT'S HOME EITHER BY CAR, OR PLANE WITH THE PUP RIDING IN THE CABIN WITH YOU.




Gracie
Alabama
Gracie

Meet Gracie, a small sweet 10 year old little girl. She weighs about 4 pounds and is being fostered in Mobile, Alabama

THANK YOU TO GRACIE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Jan Clasen

Update 02/09/15: Gracie has been in the comfort of a home setting with her foster family for a month now. Her biopsy results came back with great news. The growth was benign with instructions to watch for future gowths. Her potty training is going really well. She still doesn't care for being In a crate. So she doesn't need to be left alone for more than an hour or two at the most. If you are looking for a total snuggle bunny and serious lap dog that will follow you from room to room, she is the one for you!

Update 01-25-15: Gracie is a 10 year old, 4 lbs Yorkie female being fostered in Mobile AL.

Gracie had a vet visit yesterday and came home today. She is now microchipped, spayed and completely tooth free! Eating will be a breeze with soft food. The vet removed a mammary growth and we are waiting to hear the results of that. Fingers crossed it won't be any big deal. Now that she has had two weeks to settle in her personality is really showing. She is a fast learner and has adjusted well to home life with her foster family. It took 3 days for her to show her voice and finally bark so yes, she is a quiet little girl. Gracie is blind in her left eye and has a cataract in the right eye limiting her vision but her hearing is excellent. She will walk on a leash with a harness if she can lead. Potty training is going very well. She does not like being put in a crate though she is learning a carrier isn’t a bad thing when going on a car ride. Foster mom also has a soft side carrier that really looks like a purse that Gracie prefers to go places in. Gracie is a little snuggle bunny and loves to sleep in the bed with her head on the pillow next to her foster mom. Though she is a senior she still likes to play and has no problem with cats. The perfect home for Gracie would be a quiet one with NO CHILDREN under 14 in the home due to her age and small size.She is only 5 lbs. Gracie also needs a stay at home mom or dad as she does not like to be left alone and will follow you from room to room. Could this be you?

Initial Bio 1/8/15: Gracie was just rescued out of a high kill shelter today. She is spending her first night in the warmth and comfort of her new foster home, rather than in a cage in the shelter. She will be taken to the vet as soon as possible. She needs all her vaccinations, a dental, and possibly a spay. We hope the vet gives us a good report on this adorable little girl.

Watch for pictures and more information after her vet visit and as her foster parents get to know her better.


To date we've spent $556.31 on Gracie's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $10.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: iluvyorkies69@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Gracie click here.
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Astro
California
Astro

Astro is a 3 year old Yorkie weighing a healthy 12 pounds who is being fostered in Fremont, CA. He needs a quiet, single owner home with no children and no other dogs.

THANK YOU TO ASTRO'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Adrienne Talbert, Aaron Ko and Jenny Kuang

Update 02/21/15: Astro is doing great! he has come a long way. He is more outgoing, and not as afraid of visitors. He enjoys being with the rest of the pack more, but still likes his alone time in my bedroom. He is a cute little guy, and can be quite comical at times. He would make someone a wonderful companion.

Update 11/16/14: Astro has been with me now since April. He mostly hangs out in my bedroom, not with the rest of the pack. He will play with my little one, Peanut, but mostly ignores my two older, bigger Yorkies. He would do great in a quiet home, being the only dog, with one owner, no children. He can be quite comical at times. He loves and needs his daily walks. He is a great walker. He needs a strong leader who is able to correct his behaviors, as sometimes when seeing another dog, he acts up. He is very shy with strangers.

Update 07/29/14: Update: Astro has had his teeth cleaned, and did not have to have any pulled. Astro would do best in a home as an only dog, with his person. He is still uncertain when meeting new people. It takes him time to get to know someone. However, he has bonded with me, and he did this quickly. So I know he will quickly bond to a new owner. He has great potty habits, using the doggie door. He is a bigger yorkie, but still very cute. They come in all sizes, as we all know! He is a great walker, and will run, also. But foster mom does not run, so he has to slow down for me! But if his new owner was a runner, this would be a perfect match!

Update 04/13/14: Update: Astro is a healthy boy, at 12.2 lbs. He will need a dental. He has adjusted well in his foster home, his potty habits are perfect. He has already learned how to use the doggie door, he is one smart boy! Unfortunately, he is very fearful of strangers. We are working on this, and I do see some improvements already! He is a great little walker. The perfect home for him would be a quiet one, where he is the only dog. No kids as the excitement would be too much for him.

Initial Bio: Meet Astro! He is 3 1/2 years old, 10 1/2 lbs. and all Yorkshire Terrier. He is an owner surrender. So far he gets along with the other dogs here. He is house trained and will be learning how to use a doggie door. He is being fostered in the Bay Area. More updates to come as I learn more about him.


To date we've spent $433.34 on Astro's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $465.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: carolnelson8716@att.net.

To fill out the adoption application for Astro click here.
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Chico
California
Chico

Initial Update 02/05/16: Courtesy Listing for Chico, a 6 year old, 7 pound male Yorkie being fostered in Fresno, CA. He is up to date on his vaccinations and will be neutered prior to adoption.

Last week someone asked me to take a little male yorkie who they say had become aggressive. When I first brought him home he was terrified and had not been groomed in years. I took him to the groomers, and, after cutting off all the matted hair and bathing him, we discovered that he is blind in one eye. His loss of vision combined with very limited vision from all the matted hair in his face had made him very fearful and defensive. His behavior was mistaken as aggression. I've had him in my home almost a week and he is just the sweetest most affectionate, playful little guy.

He loves to play and his favorite thing to do is fetch, but he is perfectly willing to throw his toys in the air and chase after them if we're too busy to play for the moment. He LOVES squeaky toys. The louder the squeak, the better the toy.

From what I understand, his behavior began changing at 4 years of age, which is when his former owner put him to live outside the family home in the yard or in the garage. I'm starting to believe that's when he began losing his vision in the left eye. It must have been very scary for him to not be able to see hands reaching down to touch him.

My heart broke when I heard his story, so I agreed to take him and try to work with him. It was one of the best choices I've ever made. Even typing this now, I'm tearing up. This little guy was never a "bad dog" the way his former owner described. He was just very misunderstood, neglected, and fearful. Now he is happy and super sweet.

He is also very smart and funny. He saw me wiping my feet a few times before coming in from outside with him, and he has begun to wipe his feet too!

Chico is his name. He is 6 years old and weighs 6-7lbs. He's a playful little guy with a huge personality.

I'm looking for a home for him with no other dogs and no children under the age of 10.


For more information, contact my foster parents at: debrasuechilders@aol.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Chico click here.
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Presley
California
Presley

Presley is a 7 yr old yorkie mix who weighs 8 pounds. He is housetrained and needs to be an only dog with no cats and not children. He is being fostered in Long Beach CA. Presley's adoption fee is $300.

THANK YOU TO PRESLEY'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Holly Stavis, Cynthia Duranti, Holly Stavis

Update 09/19/14- Hi everyone, Presley here. It has been 6 months and I am still with my foster momma and sister. I love it here but would love to find my forever home. I had a few people interested in adopting me but they weren't quite the right match. I am hoping that before Christmas I can have my forever home and spend my first holidays with them. I am hopeful and keeping my paws crossed.

Update 04/23/14: I have been with my foster momma for about a month now. I am doing great with my foster sister and haven't had anymore accidents. I am completely vetted and just had a dental cleaning. I am crate trained and sleep in my bed but would be a great bed cuddler if permitted. I am so full of energy and love to be petted and play fetch. There are times when I am trying to hide under a bed or couch and do not like to be bothered for this it would be best to not be in a home with children. Other then that I am very happy little boy and can't wait to find my forever home.

Initial Bio 3/20/14: My name is Presley. I had my first vet visit this week and am just waiting on my results. My foster mom says that I am a sweetheart and that I am a good listener. I do what I am told. I have had a couple of accidents but for the most part I go outside and do my business. I can't wait to find my forever home.


To date we've spent $423.20 on Presley's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $27.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: nicole.acos@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Presley click here.
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Abbie in shelter - so sad
Florida
Abbie

Abbie is an 11 year old, 11 pound blind Yorkie female who is being fostered in West Palm Beach FL

THANK YOU TO ABBIE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Irene and Peter Havas, Barbara Carvalho, Cynthia Duranti, Maryann Sorey, Eric Tucker, Patricia Bain, Irene and Peter Havas, Elizabeth Neil

Update Bio 02/01/2015: Abbie is a blind senior Yorkie, that came from a very neglectful situation. She was one of 30 dogs living in a home with an animal hoarder. She and her pals were all impounded by the county animal shelter, and she was lucky enough to be rescued by UYR, otherwise she would have been euthanized for sure.

She came in very matted and in very poor condition. However, after a bath, haircut, multiple visits to the vet, she now has fresh breath and looks much better. She is overweight, and should lose at least 2 or 3 lbs to be at a healthier weight, so is now on a strict diet. She is also completely blind. Due to the long term neglect and inflammation in her eyes which was never treated, she has a condition called Phthisis bulbi, which is a shrunken eye. Her left eye is almost complete shrunken, and her right eye is slowly shrinking. She also has fluid behind her eyes, which causes them to have a blueish look to them. There is nothing to be done about this condition. The condition is not painful, but one does have to make sure she does not get a corneal ulcer in her eye. Luckily, the pressure in her eye is normal, as is her tear production.

We are not really sure how old Abbie is, due to the long term neglect, she probably acts older than she is. She gets around slowly, and does bump into objects on her way, but it doesn't see to bother her. She is still affectionate, and knows where the kitchen is, and has been able to climb the doggie stairs up the couch and sleeps on the back of the pillows. She has been pretty quiet, but she does want to be in the same room near her person, and if I am upstairs, and she is downstairs, she will start barking. She does not sleep on the bed, but would very much like to, like any dog, she jumps on the bed to get on it. She does settle down after a bit and sleep in her own bed.

Abbie gets along great with the other dogs and cats, but she is not a pushover. She probably had to protect herself living with 29 other dogs, so if a dog starts snapping in her face, she will protect herself, but with no teeth left, there is not much she can do. Abbie does appear to be house trained. She does currently need to be picked up and put on the grass, but once she is there, she does her business, however, like any dog, if she is not let out often enough, she will have an accident.

Abbie is just looking for a place to lay her head and retire in. She is low maintenance and would make a great companion for a senior. She can go with other dogs and cats, but if there are larger dogs, they need to be respectful. She deserves to have love and be treated kindly and with care her last years and she has a very reasonable adoption fee. Could this home be yours?

Initial Bio 01/25/2015: Abbie came to UYR from a hoarding situation and was rescued along with many other dogs living in squalor that were impounded by the county animal control. United Yorkie Rescue was one of several rescue groups asked to help.

As you can see, Abbie was in bad shape. Her vision is poor, she can see shadows but is likely mostly blind we fear; however she will receive a full eye evaluation soon. Her teeth were mostly decayed and infected and much of her body was covered in scabs and she was infested with parasites but that is now resolved. She has already received a dental and several teeth have been removed. She will likely have several more removed next week. She is also somewhat overweight likely due to poor diet and will need to lose a couple of pounds to reach her optimum weight.

Yes, Abbie was in rough shape but she is in great hands now and on her way to recovery.

Abbie’s foster mom is just getting to know her. Stay tuned for updates!


To date we've spent $604.83 on Abbie's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $145.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: kjuul@comcast.net.

To fill out the adoption application for Abbie click here.
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Baby and Zeus
Florida
Baby (and Zeus)

Meet Baby, a 10 year old, 3 pound little brother to Zeus. I'm the sweetest little fellow you could ever find. Zeus and I are being fostered in The Villages, FL

THANK YOU TO BABY'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Irene and Peter Havas, Jim Shal in honor of Paula Shal, Kory Katz

12/19/14: Hi everyone, Zeus and Baby here. What a hectic few days we’ve had. Our mother was feeling really bad because she now works all day and didn't get home until late, so we really never got to go out and run and play anymore. She decided that it would be better for us to be adopted by someone who would give us lots of love and outside exercise too (very, very unselfish of her). So, since that decision was made, these very nice ladies from UYR came to our apartment to meet us and the feline members of our family, and it was decided that we would go home with them.

One of the ladies is our Foster Mom. We like her a lot and she sure does like us too. It was a long drive to her house, and Zeus doesn’t like to ride in the car, but we made it. There’s a resident Yorkie here, his name is Charlie. He’s a pretty kewl dude. We all get to sleep in the big bed with our Foster Mom and Foster Dad (of course we don’t take up a heck of a lot of space ‘cause we’re so tiny).

We went to the dogtor today and got shots. We both cried a little, but FM and FD held us tight and rocked us till the owie went away. The dogtor said that Zeus has a very collapsed trachea and it’s bad when he gets anxious (like riding in the car), so the dogtor gave Foster Mom some medicine for times like that and also to help him sleep. The dogtor said that Baby has a very deteriorated lower jaw probably from some gum infections over time.

Baby has had all but one of his teeth removed, but that doesn’t stop him from eating ground up food at all. We both have a bit of a skin rash, which could have been caused by fleas, but FM/FD will give us baths with medicated shampoo to make that all better.Both of us have to go back for boosters (yipes) and Baby has to be neutered (not sure what that means). Zeus will have to have some dental work done then too.

Well folks, that’s it for now. We’ll be sure to pop in and give you an update pretty soon. I know Foster Mom said we couldn’t go anywhere until we’re all spic and span and up to date with shots and everything. So, if you can wait a while, we should be available in another month or two but our foster mom said she would love you to submit and application for us, so we can be ready for our forever home when the time comes.

We have to be adopted together because we have always been together and we love each other very much. Please find in your heart to make us your forever babies. We're so little, we don't eat much or take up much room, but we sure do give lots love. Thanks for visiting. Z&B

Initial Bio 12-18-14 Baby is a ten your old tiny male yorkie. He weights a little 3 pounds. Baby is being fostered in The Villages, FL.

Baby and his bonded brother Zeus just came late last night into their new foster home. Baby is very small and very attached to his big brother Zeus so they will have to be adopted together. Baby has one tooth left, but that does not take away from his adorable face. Even with his little tongue hanging out he is just the most precious little fellow. Baby is trained to a potty pad and will use it. Baby and Zeus will be seeing the vet as soon as possible, so watch for updates coming soon.

Do you have room in your heart for these two sweet brothers?


To date we've spent $0 on Baby (and Zeus)'s vet bills, but with your support we've collected $115.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: flyorkiefm@aol.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Baby (and Zeus) click here.
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Dolly
Florida
Dolly

Dolly is a sweet and loving 13 pound, 11 year old Yorkie mix who is being fostered in Orlando, FL.

THANK YOU TO DOLLY'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Sheila Landis, Nestor Sanchez, Irene and Peter Havas

UPDATED BIO 1/21/15 Dolly is an absolutely adorable 11 year old 13lb Yorkie mix that is being fostered in the Orlando, FL.

Dolly is doing very well in her foster home. She almost never makes mistakes in the house anymore and never #2. She loves to go for walks and car rides. She gets so excited when I pick up her leash that she hops around like a puppy! She keeps up with her 6 year old foster sister easily. She has lost 5 lbs since she arrived and is feeling much more spry and happy. She does get a glucosamine supplement daily to help with the arthritis in her hips, which is surely helping her stay active and happy.

The perfect home for Dolly would be where someone is home a lot so she could be let outside frequently and maybe a backyard so she can explore. She really doesn't require any play time, but she does love to snuggle on a lap on the couch and cuddle in bed. She will sleep in her bed at night, as well. She would not do well in a home with kids under 12 as she is slightly slight challenged and they move a little too fast for her. In spite of her age, Dolly has a lot of life and love left in her. Please consider this sweet older gal as your new family member.

UPDATED 12/5/14: Dolly is fitting in very nicely in her foster home. She has lost about 3 lbs and definitely has more spring in her step. She was kind of sad when she arrived, but has turned into a happy gal that loves to take walks and cuddle on the couch and in bed. Foster Mom was told by the vet that she is slightly sight challenged, but getting to know her better, she is very, very slightly sight challenged. She sure can see her treats!

Dolly gets around fine and loves to be in the yard exploring. She sometimes has a little #1 accident in the house, but tries to hit the potty pad. She always goes potty outside, after turning around in circles! She is so happy and proud when she potties outside and gets praise that she runs around and around like a little puppy!

Dolly is so happy when her Foster Mom comes home that she dances around until FM sits down on the floor to greet her, then she buries her head in her lap. She likes her foster sister just fine and is very friendly to anyone that visits.

Dolly would do best with someone that is home quite a bit and would not be a good fit for a home with children, as they move a little too fast for her. She does not require play time; she just loves to be around her person, knowing that they are there for a scratch or a kiss.

Dolly is very happy and healthy except for a little arthritis in her hips. She would make a wonderful and loving companion.

Updated Bio 10-16-14 Dolly is a very sweet 10 yr old Yorkie mix who weighs 18 gorgeous pounds. Dolly is being fostered in the Orlando, FL.

Dolly was surrendered by her owner who was moving in to a nursing facility and could no longer keep or care for Dolly.

Dolly is slightly sight-challenged, but she doesn't let that bother her. She hears fine, and will come right to you when called. She has a little arthritis in her hips, but she loves to go for walks. She's potty trained and will stand by the door when she needs to go out, or will go anytime you let her out.

She likes her foster sister just fine and wouldn't mind being in a house with other dogs, or even cats. She gets along great with everyone.

She cuddles on the couch and loves to be petted. She's very laid back and does not require playtime. She just wants to be near her person to be loved and cuddled. She's such a sweet girl who wants and needs love and care. With the right kind of joint supplements and a good healthy diet Dolly has many good years left in her.

Dolly would probably do best in a home with an adult who would be home a lot of the time. If you would like to give Dolly her forever home she will return your love and kindness everyday. Please don't pass Dolly by because of her age. She is waiting for you to take her and love her and keep her for the rest of her life.

Initial Bio 10-12-14 Dolly. Dolly just came into United Yorkie Rescue today. She is 11 years old and being fostered in Orlando, FL. Dolly is a bigger girl weighing in at about 17.5 pounds. We hope to get her down to a better weight once she gets settled. Watch for much more information on Dolly coming soon.


To date we've spent $589.45 on Dolly's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $140.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: robinnora442@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Dolly click here.
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Frankie
Florida
Frankie Lane

Frankie Lane is a 10 year old yorkie. He is 10 pounds and a real 10 in all ways. He is being fostered in Seminole FL

THANK YOU TO FRANKIE LANE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Leslie Carpenter-Sprout, Cheryl Scrupski

Update 02/13/2015: Frankie Lane is an adorable 10 year old 10 lb male yorkie; he is being fostered in Seminole, FL. He has had some recurring health issues which are being addressed. Please check back soon for an update on this sweet boy.

Updated Bio 11/18/14: This little boy is a real dear. He is sweet and loving – loves to look into your eyes and then cuddle up. He loves to play with his toys and prefers the squeaky toys but will play with anything. He loves to run and often does laps in the back yard. If you run he will run with you. He sleeps in his crate most of the time but when he gets up he will pull his blanket out of his crate. Sometimes he even pulls his blanket onto the bed or couch to sleep with it.

Frankie will take to your children, and he is a good boy around them. However he likes to bark when he sees kids outside. You need to be very careful when you open a door because he will bolt. His foster parents have found he doesn’t like bikes at all.

Frankie will go to the door to tell you he has to go out. He had a urinary tract infection and because of that he had been pottying in the house, but since he has completed his pills he only marks if you bring something new into the house. To make sure this doesn’t happen his foster mom puts a belly band on him and that solves that problem. He does have a sensitive tummy and need a Pepcid tablet or he will throw up. In spite of these few issues, he is really a sweet boy and such a loving, happy fellow. All his foster parents can say about him is this, “For a good time call Frankie, he is so much fun!!" Frankie has been waiting patiently for his forever home. Please consider this wonderful little fellow to be your own loving little guy.

Updated Bio 07/25/14: Hi I’m Frankie and I am in my new Foster Home. Have a big back yard to play in and I run like the wind, if FM is watching if not I jump on the door until she does. I have been very sick – had an infection on my back and lost my hair but it is growing in now – Brown – what’s a silver fox gonna do with that? My head and legs are white and very soft and pretty FM says. I love playing with my toys that she throws and got along really good with the kids that stayed here for a few weeks. I love to be petted and sleep in my crate right next to FM bed. I have had some stomach problems and have to take Pepcid for my tummy. When Fm opens my crate I take either my blanket or towel with me. FM thinks its sooooooo cute but I just like my stuff. I suck on my blanket at night. FM says I may be 10 years old but the fastest big baby she has ever seen. When I get a clean bill of health and if you want to be entertained by me the price is high a lot of pets. I can sit in your lap all day if you let me

INITIAL INQUIRY 03/22/2014: MEET FRANKIE LANE! He is an adorable 10 year old 10 lb male yorkie; he is being fostered in Seminole, FL.

Frankie Lane was surrendered by his owners who had him since he was a puppy - they were no longer able to care for him. He is a very lively and active little yorkie boy ~ his Foster Mom can hardly believe he is 10 years old as he acts like a puppy! One thing is for sure - Frankie Lane loves being with his person and seeks attention all the time - he craves human affection. He will see the vet next week for updated vaccinations, but he looks and acts healthy, has great teeth and shiny hair. He is very alert and overall a real sweetheart. So far, he hasn't exactly gotten along with FM's own little dog, but that may take some time. Stay tuned for more info as FM gets to know him a little better.


To date we've spent $436.34 on Frankie Lane's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $150.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: clong2@tampabay.rr.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Frankie Lane click here.
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Harley
Florida
Harley

Update 03/02/15: Harley is a 15 month old Chorkie being fostered in North Port Florida

Well what else can we say about Harley other than he is a charming little man that thrives on being picked up and carried around by FM!!

Wow loves a playing with doggieshis own size. Enjoys car rides and walks as well..Of course growls a little bit does not bite.,,lol. Harley needs a loving active home! Could that be yours?

Update 01/31/15: Harley is a 15 month old chorkie (Chihuahua /yorkie) mix who weighs 9 lbs; he is being fostered in North Port Fl.

Foster mom and dad are thrilled to be fostering this little pup. Harleys sweetness is showing little by little. He likes to snuggle on a lap and sleep in his bed on foster dad and moms bed. Enjoys going for walks, car rides and playing with an assortment of toys.

Harley has not snapped at anyone and just likes to growl sometimes as a means of communication, specially if foster mom/dad are showering him with kisses.

Harley still barks when he sees someone he does not know but it too is getting less

and less frequent.

Gets along great with dogs of all sizes but of course would do better in a home with another doggie his own size. He is house-trained and crate trained as well. All Harley truly needs is a furever home that will provide him with tons of love and attention. If that home is yours, please let us know..

Initial Bio 1-16-15: Harley is a 15 month old little Chorkie (Chihuahua-Yorkie) fellow who weighs 9 pounds. Harley is being fostered in North Port, FL.

Harley has had a rough life to date and he comes to us a very frightened little boy. We don’t know a lot about him other than he was surrendered to United Yorkie Rescue by a family who got him from another owner. This family had a toddler in the home and Harley did not take well to this situation.

Harley has been reported to have a history of fear nipping when a hand is reached toward him. He also sometimes cowers and tries to disappear into the floor when approached by humans. Sadly, these types of behaviors are often seen in dogs who have suffered abuse in their past. Harley’s FM thinks that with time, understanding, patience and above all LOVE that he can rise above his fear and become a REALLY GREAT LITTLE BOY.

Harley has just arrived in his foster home. So far he has tried to play with the other pups and is curious about the cats and birds. Stay tuned and come back soon to read more about Harley as we get to know him better.


To date we've spent $0 on Harley's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $0 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: yorkieluv681@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Harley click here.
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Louie Lou

Maggie Sue and Louie Lou
Florida
Louie Lou

UPDATED BIO 02/19/2015: LOUIE LOU is 9 years old and weighs 4 lbs 14 oz. He is being fostered in The Villages, FL.

Louie is Maggie Sue's father and they have been together since she was born (see her info below).

They are very bonded and kiss & lie next to one another all the time; for this reason, they must be adopted together. Since coming into UYR, Louie has been neutered and all 17 of his remaining teeth had to be extracted due to lack of proper dental care. Now his little tongue peeps out, which gives him such character.

Speaking of character, Louie Lou is one adorable and charismatic little man. He loves exploring the yard and smelling/sprinkling everything he sees. We are working on house-training and it’s progressing slowly. Louie loves loves loves attention, but mostly wants to snuggle close to you instead of being held. He is one busy little man – he can jump an 18” gate, and jump onto an 18” window sill to try to get to the squirrels & critters outside. He is definitely an alpha dog ~ and very important ~ he is a runner! He will dart out the door the first chance he gets and run like Beep-Beep the Roadrunner until caught. Whew! A fenced-in yard would be a plus.

Both Louie and Maggie love following their person from room-to-room; when FM gives Louie attention, Maggie Sue will run up and put her face right next to his so that she can receive attention, also. They are both very sweet and loving little doggies and love one another a lot.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to their small sizes, Louie & Maggie cannot go into a home with children under the age of 14 years old.

12/28/2015 MEET LOUIE LOU! He is 9 years old and weighs 4 lbs 14 oz. He is being fostered in The Villages, FL. Louie is Maggie Sue's father and they have been together since she was born (see her info below). They are very bonded and kiss one another all the time; for this reason, they must be adopted together.

Both he and Maggie were in a home where the owner was unable to care for them properly, and were surrendered to UYR so that they could have happier, and healthier lives. They were not up-to-date on their vaccinations and both had badly-infected, and painful, mouths ~ they will be getting a dental next week and it is likely that Louie will lose all of his remaining teeth, but he sure will feel better! His little tongue peeps out which gives him a great deal of character.

Louie Lou is one adorable and charismatic little man. He loves exploring the yard and smelling/sprinkling everything he sees. He is not house-trained, but once he is neutered, it will be much easier for him to know where he should and should not go. He loves attention, but mostly wants to snuggle next to you instead of being held; that could certainly change as their lives have been turned upside down recently and they are adapting very quickly to their foster home and foster parents. They want to be right next to you and follow you from room-to-room. When FM gives Louie attention, Maggie Sue will run up and put her face right next to his so that she can receive attention, also. They are both very sweet and loving little doggies and love one another a lot.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to their small sizes, Louie & Maggie cannot go into a home with children under the age of 14 years old.


To date we've spent $0 on Louie Lou's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $0 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: yorkiepalgal@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Louie Lou click here.
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Maggie Sue

Maggie Sue and Louie Lou
Florida
Maggie Sue

Maggie Sue is a 7 year old, 7 pound female Yorkie who is being fostered in The Villages, FL. Maggie is Louie Lou's daughter. They have been together since she was born, are very bonded and kiss one another all the time; for this reason, they must be adopted together.

THANK YOU TO MAGGIE SUE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Cecelia Newago

UPDATED BIO 02/19/2015: MAGGIE SUE is 7 years old and weighs 7 lbs. She is being fostered in The Villages, FL.

Maggie Sue is Louie Lou's daughter and they have been together since she was born (see his info ablve). They are very bonded and kiss & lie next to one another all the time; for this reason, they must be adopted together. Since coming into UYR, Maggie had all 7 of her remaining teeth extracted due to lack of proper dental care. Now her little tongue peeps out ~ so cute!

Maggie Sue is shy and has probably always been the submissive one of the two. She is getting more sure of herself and seems to be gaining confidence in her foster home. Maggie has a gorgeous long, thick coat with the typical blue/gold colors associated with well-bred yorkies. She will use the wee-wee pad (most of the time) ~ yeah! She also enjoys going outside but makes sure she doesn't leave Louie behind. Like her father, she loves attention, but mostly wants to snuggle next to you instead of being held; that could certainly change as their lives have been turned upside down recently and they have adapted very quickly to their foster home and foster parents.

Both Maggie and Louie love following their person from room-to-room; when FM gives Maggie attention, Louie will run up and put his face right next to her’s so that he can receive attention, also. They are both very sweet and loving little doggies and love one another a lot.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to their small sizes, Louie & Maggie cannot go into a home with children under the age of 14 years old.

1/28/2015: Both Maggie​ & Louie​ were in a home where the owner was unable to care for them properly, and were surrendered to UYR so that they could have happier, and healthier lives. They were not up-to-date on their vaccinations and both had badly-infected, and painful,mouths ~ they will be getting a dental next week and ​Maggie may lose a​ lot of her​ remaining teeth, but ​s​he sure will feel better!

​Maggie Sue is more on the shy side than her outgoing father. She will crouch down when her foster parents try to pick her up, but she just needs to gain confidence in her new home. Maggie has a gorgeous long, thick coat with the typical blue/gold colors associated with well-bred yorkies. ​She will use the wee-wee pad (most of the time) ~ yeah, and she also enjoys going outside but makes sure she doesn't leave Louie behind. ​Like her father, she​ loves attention, but mostly wants to snuggle next to you instead of being held; that could certainly change as their lives have been turned upside down recently and they are adapting very quickly to their foster home and foster parents. They want to be right next to you and follow you from room-to-room. When FM gives ​Maggie​ attention, ​Louie Lou​ will run up and put h​is​ face right next to h​er​ so that she can receive attention, also. They are both very sweet and loving little doggies and love one another a lot. ​

PLEASE NOTE: Due to their small sizes, Louie & Maggie cannot go into a home with children under the age of 14 years old.


To date we've spent $0 on Maggie Sue's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $10.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: yorkiepalgal@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Maggie Sue click here.
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Mikey
Florida
Mikey

Updated bio 2/17/15 --Mikey is an adorable 10.2 pound little guy. He is about 7 years old and is being fostered in Leesburg, FL.

Mikey is just about over his kennel cough. He will still need to be on some additional medication for the next 10 days since his trachea is still showing some signs of irritation from the cough. He is now up to date on all his vaccinations.He is heart worm negative and has been started on his heartworm and flea preventative. He will be getting his dental in two weeks after the cough is cleared up.

Mikey has come such a long way. He is not yet fully house trained, but he is getting there. His foster mom puts a belly band on him sometimes in the house, but his accidents with no belly band on are becoming less and less. Mikey has learned he is not the boss and he does not get to be in charge. He now no longer jumps up to get food when his foster mom and dad are at the table. He has learned to sit and to not grab, but to take things gentle from a person's hand. He understand what NO means and will respond. His tendency to be aggressive has been reduced to almost nothing. His foster parents still have work to do with him, but Mikey is very smart and a quick learner.

Mikey loves to be with people and when he can't see them he gets upset. He hates to be crated. Mikey needs someone home much of the time, who will be with him, and not leave him alone in the crate for hours at a time. He really would do best as an only dog. He loves to go on walks and is great on a leash, so he does not need a fenced yard, but someone ready and able to take him on good long walks a few times a day. He is great in the car and really wants to sleep on the bed with his people.

Mikey needs a strong leader or he will attempt to take over and be your leader. If you would like to be Mikey's leader and make this sweet, loving, and totally amazing fellow your friend and partner, please fill out an application for him. He'll be your best friend forever.

Initial Bio 1-29-15 Mikey is the cutest little 7 year old, 10 pound yorkie. He is being fostered in Leesburg, FL.

Mikey has just come into United Yorkie Rescue. We already know a little about him. We do know he has kennel cough that will be treated right away. He is neutered and is just absolutely adorable. He is very friendly and full of energy. Although the shelter said he was 9 years old, he looks and acts so much younger. We know he hates to be crated and needs to be with his people.

Mikey will have his first vet visit tomorrow. He will be vaccinated, microchipped, and treated for dry skin and for his kennel cough. We hope he will be heartworm negative.

It is very likely Mikey won't be able to go to his forever home for several weeks until his kennel cough is cleared up.

Look for more information on Mikey coming after his vet visit.


For more information, contact my foster parents at: yorkielove24@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Mikey click here.
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Petey
Florida
Petey

THANK YOU TO PETEY'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Nestor Sanchez, Andrea Dyal, Nestor Sanchez

03/01/2015 UPDATE! PETEY HAS A PENDING ADOPTION ~ yeah!

Update 090/9/14: Petey, nine year old yorkie being fostered in Ft. Myers.

Hi everybody, its me Petey. I am doing great. I am up to about 5 pounds now. I still have potty accidents but foster mom says nobody's perfect, but I am pretty close to it. I am a lover and like to be included in everything. I really enjoy the back yard to lounge around and take in the sights. I get along well with my foster sister and brother but I would be A-OK to be an only child.

I am an older man but I am not grouchy at all. There will be no hooping and hollering like these young pups of today. Nope not here folks, just give me a decent meal, a recliner and the remote and I will be just fine. Of course, that is after you have doted on me. lol

See ya soon,

Petey aka Mr. Pete

UPDATED BIO 7/11/14: Hi! It's me, Petey!

Hi my name is Petey and I am approximately 9 years old and weight 4.5lbs. I'm a Yorkshire Terrier being fostered in Ft. Myers, FL.

I am a very happy boy and I am really working hard on my potty habits.

I like to be with my person and will play tough guy with my toys when the mood strikes me. I am getting closer to 5 pounds and foster mom is happy about that. Now that I just got my haircut I am really looking good, if I say so myself. The perfect home for me would be one that is calm with Adults only. Since I'm a tiny a tyke, I should go to a home with no children. Other doggies are OK as long as they are small too. I hope to find my furever home soon. If you think I'm the perfect little guy for you, please email my foster mom.

INITIAL BIO 4/21/14: Meet Petey! Petey is an (estimated) 10 year old 4.5 lb male Yorkie being fostered in Ft. Meyers FL. Petey sadly found himself at a local animal control shelter. He was brought in as a stray, and it looks like he's been on the streets for a while. His fur is matted, and he is very underweight, he should weigh at least 5.5 or 6 lbs. His teeth are also in bad condition, so he is getting a dental today.

Petey has only been in his home for several hours, but so far, he has shown what a good boy he is. He loves his foster mom and dad, and loves to snuggle on the couch or in bed. He gets along with the other dogs and cats. However, he is a bit nervous and insecure (who can blame him after being in doggie jail for a week!) and not thrilled to play with the other dogs, so a calm household with no children and only smaller dogs is optimal. Please check back soon more updates on this senior sweetie!

Adoption Pending

To date we've spent $692.79 on Petey's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $250.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: nancyfarley007@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Petey click here.
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Princess
Florida
Princess

THANK YOU TO PRINCESS' RESCUE ANGELS!

Katrina Hamptom

Update 03/02/15: Princess is back! She is 12lb 6 year old yorkie being fostered in Florida and is now fully vetted which included being spayed and a dental.

As each day passes Princess is feeling more comfy in her foster home! Enjoys sleeping on a pillow at the end of Foster moms bed. Going for walks and running around in the fenced backyard are a couple of her favorite things to do.

Ignores the other doggies kitty cats and birds as well.

A couple more weeks and Princess should be ready for her furever loving home!!


To date we've spent $174.00 on Princess's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $5.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: yorkieluv681@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Princess click here.
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Reese
Florida
Reese

Updated Bio 03/02/15: Reese is an adorable, Yorkie who is 7 years old, and weighs 7.5 lbs. Reese is being fostered in Bunnell, FL.

Reese is a sweetheart. At this time his Foster Mom feels like he is not quite ready for adoption. He is still food and toy aggressive. It appears that currently out of nowhere, he will growl and potentially nip. FM is able to calm him down in time, but she feels he may possibly bite if provoked or scared.

Reese does get along with the other dogs. He sleeps with FM and the 4 others and is quite a lap dog. He does not like men in hats. He loves to jump up and loves attention. He does understand "no, get down and stop". He is also house trained ~ yeah! FM will continue working with him on a daily basis. At this point it is unsure what length of time it will take her to correct these bad behaviors. Reese most likely needs a home with an strong alpha role in his life, so he won't revert back to these inappropriate behaviors.

Updated BIO 02/01/2015: Reese is an adorable, Yorkie who is 7 years old, and weighs 7.5 lbs. Reese is being fostered in Bunnell, FL. Sadly, Reese landed in a shelter when his former owner surrendered him because they could not afford to give him the care and life he deserves. The shelter reached out to United Yorkie Rescue for help in finding Reese a new home that will be a perfect as he is adorable.

So far, Reese doesn’t like men wearing hats and being inside a crate. He also has some food aggression issues we are working on but currently he is being fed apart from his foster siblings. He likes having things on “his terms” but this could be a fear response from being in a shelter environment. HIs foster mom is working very hard with Reese to resolve these issues.

He loves his person and is very much a “lap dog.” Despite some of his behavioral “issues” he is sweet and very easy to love. He loves belly rubs and is getting lots of one on one time to make sure he knows he is safe and loved.

Initial Bio 01/31/15: Reese arrived here tonite..he's happy to be out of the shelter, he's quite the chick magnet to my 4 little girls, they love him. Poor Lil guy he is sound asleep and wanted to say goodnight. A big thanks to Lee Filer for getting him to me. More updates to follow after he settles in. He will be a great lil guy for any family..he is looking for love.


For more information, contact my foster parents at: shadowrider2356@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Reese click here.
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Sailor
Florida
Sailor

THANK YOU TO SAILOR'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Jerry and Renae Sutley, Michael Davis, Catherine Hurlbut, Maryanne Ware, Nestor Sanchez, Andrea Dyal, Nestor Sanchez, Nestor Sanchez

Updated bio 12-5-14 Sailor is approximately 9 years old and is an adorable but very timid 5 pound little Yorkie. He is being fostered in Palm Coast, FL.

Although he gets along with other pups in the household, Sailor has become the Alpha dog and lets the other dogs know he is in charge. Sailor has a very sensitive stomach and cannot have beef or chicken. He does well on Blue Buffalo Fish and Brown rice for Small Breeds kibble.

Due to his obvious lack of care in the past he had to have most of his teeth removed, and now his little tongue hangs out one side of his mouth, which just makes him even cuter. Sailor has suffered several seizures since being in foster care. There is no apparent "trigger" for these seizures and the vet feels no medication is needed unless they begin to get closer together. Sailor does not take to men as well as he does women. He tolerates men, but prefers a woman to be his primary caregiver. His forever home would absolutely require a female in the home!

If he has a chance to run out the door, he will, and he’s very fast with those long legs. Boy can he run ~ he may have been a Greyhound in his previous life! He continues to be a work in progress as far as housebreaking and because he likes to mark indoors he will have to wear a bellyband for the rest of his life. Since he has no teeth, he is a slow eater so his Foster Mom feeds him away from his fur brother and sisters so they can't take his food from him. He looks forward to mealtime and does love to eat! Sailor is very fearful of loud noises and will run to another room in fear from another dog barking or other loud noises. This includes thunder. Even with a Thundershirt on Sailor shakes all over during a thunderstorm and wants to be held tightly until the thunder subside.

Below are some requirements for what would be the perfect home environment for Sailor:

- A home with either a single woman or a couple – Sailor definitely prefers women more than men. Sailor must have a *full-time stay at home mommy because he suffers from severe separation anxiety when left alone.

- A home that understands that Sailor is a very, very sweet little boy, but also very timid, so a calm quiet home would be perfect. He is fearful of loud noises and thunder and lightning (he wears a Thundershirt during thunder storms to help with his fear) and wants to be held tightly during a storm. He is also very fearful of fireworks and loud barking from other dogs.

NO CHILDREN PLEASE!

- A home where Sailor could just cuddle up next to you all day long; he also likes to sleep right next to his human at night, so move over and make room in your bed for Sailor!

- A home where there is stay at home mommy that can stay at home with him all day long and just give him belly rubs and snuggles.

- A home where Sailor will have a female playmate around his age and size, as he has begun to show dominance to other males in the house.

- A home with a big fenced-in yard since he loves, loves, loves to run and has discovered his love of chasing after squirrels and lizards.

Sailor has been waiting a long time for his forever home. Could you be his perfect family?

Update 10/20/14: Sailor is approximately 8 years old and is an adorable but very timid little Yorkie being fostered in Palm Coast, FL. Although he gets along with other pups in the household, he has become the Alpha dog and lets the other dogs know he is in charge. Foster mom is working on correcting this behavior. He does have a very sensitive stomach and cannot have beef or chicken. He does well on Blue Buffalo fish and brown rice. Due to his obvious lack of care in the past he has had to have most of his teeth removed and now his little tongue hangs out one side of his mouth which just makes him even cuter. Sailor has suffered several seizures since being in foster care. There is no apparent "trigger" for these seizures and the vet feels no medication is needed unless they begin to get closer together. Sailor does not take to men as well as he does women. He tolerates men, but prefers a woman as his primary caregiver. His forever home would absolutely require a female in the home! If he has a chance to run out the door, he will, and he’s very fast with those long legs. Boy can he run ~ he may have been a Greyhound in his previous life! He continues to be a work in progress as far as housebreaking and probably will have to wear a bellyband for the rest of his life when indoors to prevent his desire to mark his territory. Since he has no teeth, he is a slow eater so his Foster Mom feeds him away from his fur brother and sisters so they can't take his food from him. He does love to eat though!

Here are some details about what kind of home would be perfect for Sailor:

- A home with either a single woman or a couple – Sailor definitely prefers women more than men. Sailor must have a full-time stay at home mommy because he suffers from separation anxiety when left alone.

- A home that understands that Sailor is a very, very sweet little boy, but also very timid, so a calm quiet home would be perfect. He is fearful of loud noises and thunder and lightning (he wears a thunder shirt during a thunder storm to help with his fear) and wants to be held tight during a storm. He is also very fearful of fireworks. NO CHILDREN PLEASE!

- A home where Sailor could just cuddle up next to you all day long; he also likes to sleep right next to his human at night, so move over and make room in your bed for Sailor!

- A home where there is stay at home mommy that can stay at home with him all day long and just give him belly rubs and snuggles.

- A home where Sailor will have a female playmate around his age and size, as he has begun to show dominance to other males in the house. - A home with a big fenced-in yard since he loves, loves, loves to run and has discovered his love of chasing after squirrels and lizards.

UPDATED BIO 08/06/2014: Sailor is approximately 8 years old and is an adorable but very timid little Yorkshire Terrier being fostered in Palm Coast, FL. Although he gets along with other pups in the household, he has become the Alpha dog and lets the other dogs know he is in charge. Foster mom is working on correcting this behavior. He does have a very sensitive stomach and foster mom has found a food that he is able to eat that does not upset his tummy. He cannot have any beef or chicken but does well on Blue Buffalo fish and brown rice. Due to his obvious lack of care in the past he has had to have most of his teeth pulled and now his little tongue hangs out one side of his mouth which just makes him even cuter. Sailor has suffered a few seizures since being in foster care. There is no apparent "trigger" for these seizures and the vet feels no medication is needed unless they begin to get closer together.. Sailor does not take to men as well as he does women. He tolerates men, but prefers a woman as his primary caregiver. His forever home would absolutely require a female in the home, preferably between 40-60 years old so that they can chase after him if he escapes! If he has a chance to run out the door, he will, and he’s very fast with those long legs. Boy can he run ~ he may have been a Greyhound in his previous life! He continues to be a work in progress as far as housebreaking and probably will have to wear a bellyband for the rest of his life when indoors. Since he has no teeth, he is a slow eater so his Foster Mom feeds him away from his fur brother and sisters so they can't take his food from him. He does love to eat though!

Here are some details about what kind of home would be perfect for Sailor:

- A home with either a single woman or a couple – Sailor definitely prefers women more than men. Sailor must have a full-time stay at home mommy because he suffers from separation anxiety when left alone.

- A home that understands that Sailor is a very, very sweet little boy, but also very timid, so a calm quiet home would be perfect. He is fearful of loud noises and thunder and lightning (he wears a thunder shirt during a thunder storm to help with his fear) and wants to be held tight during a storm. He is also very fearful of fireworks. NO CHILDREN PLEASE!

- A home where Sailor could just cuddle up next to you all day long; he also likes to sleep right next to his human at night, so move over and make room in your bed for Sailor!

- A home where there is stay at home mommy that can stay at home with him all day long and just give him belly rubs and snuggles.

- A home where Sailor will have a playmate around his age and size, preferably a female as he has begun to show dominance to other males in the house. - A home with a big fenced-in yard since he loves, loves, loves to run and has discovered his love of chasing after squirrels.

UPDATED BIO 03/24/2014

Sailor is a 6 year old Yorkshire Terrier being fostered in Palm Coast, FL

Sailor continues to be a work in progress as far as housebreaking. He may have to wear a bellyband for the rest of his life when indoors. He is a very picky and very slow eater so his Foster Mom feeds him away from his fur brother and sisters so they can't take his food from him.

Sailor has suffered at least three seizures since being in foster care. There is no apparent "trigger" for these seizures and the vet feels no medication is needed unless they begin to get closer together so he is being closely monitored at present.

Sailor must have a full-time stay at home mommy because he seems to prefer females over males. (Smart guy!)

UPDATED BIO 02/02/2014

Sailor is approximately 6 years old an is an adorable but very timid little Yorkshire Terrier being fostered in Palm Coast, FL. When he first came into foster care he was very underweight at 5.8lbs. He has gained weight and now weighs 7lbs. Foster mom and dad have given him the nick-name of Mr. Big as he has certainly filled out. He does have a very sensitive stomach and foster mom has finally found a food that he is able to eat that does not upset his tummy. Due to his obvious lack of care in the past he has had to have most of his teeth pulled and now his little tongue hangs out one side of his mouth which just makes him even cuter.

Sailor has adjusted well to his foster home and loves his Foster Mom. He does not seem to like men as well as women. He tolerates men, but prefers a woman as his primary caregiver. He does not like to be held by a man and gets kind of upset. His forever home would absolutely require a female in the home, preferably between 40-60 years old so that they can chase after him if he escapes! If he has a chance to run out the door, he will, and he’s very fast with those long legs. Boy can he run ~ he may have been a Greyhound in his previous life!

Sailor’s foster parents are still working on housetraining since he marks in the house. Here are some details about what kind of home would be perfect for Sailor:

- A home with either a single woman or a couple – Sailor definitely loves women more than men.

- A home that understands that Sailor is a very, very sweet little boy, but also very timid, so a calm quiet home would be perfect. . He is fearful of loud noises, thunder and lightning and is very fearful of fireworks. NO CHILDREN PLEASE!

- A home where Sailor could just cuddle up next to you all day long; he also likes to sleep right next to his human at night, so move over and make room in your bed for Sailor.

- A home where there is stay at home mommy that can stay at home with him all day long and just give him belly rubs and snuggles.

- A home where Sailor could have a playmate around his age and size. Sailor just loves other little doggies like him. Especially girlie doggies!

- A home with a big fenced-in yard would be a big bonus since he loves, loves, loves to run and has discovered his love of chasing after squirrels and birds!


To date we've spent $947.58 on Sailor's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $435.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: leerobin05@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Sailor click here.
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Scout
Florida
Scout

THANK YOU TO SCOUT'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Sandy Pagnotta, Traci Vanover, Brenda Bargers, Beth Leintz, Renae and Jerry Sutley, Linda and Billy Camp, Nancy Carlson, Nestor Sanchez, Monica Rodriguez, Jessica Lundin, Cheryl Scrupski

Updated Bio 1/18/2015

Hey there everypuppy! My name is Scout and I'm a handsome 6 yr. old 14 lb. Silky Terrier who is currently being fostered in TN but am on my way to FL. I am a happy fellow who is full of lots of love to give! I am still searching for my Forever Home, in the meantime I am truly enjoying my stay with my foster family. They have three other doggies for me to play with and even a cat. We have so much fun hanging out together. Foster mom says I have Diabetes so I have to get Insulin shots twice a day. I don't mind because I always get yummy food before the shot so I don't even notice it! I have a hard time seeing as well as my foster doggies because of the diabetes, but I think I get around great! I even can find my ball and bounce it all over the house, it is my favorite game! I am housetrained, but since I hate being trapped in a crate, when my foster parents are gone I wear something called a Bellly Band just in case I can't hold it till they get back. No biggie, it's nice to have another option because when you gotta go, well you gotta go! I am really excited to meet my new Forever Family!! I need someone who will love and care for my diabetic needs and who has the time and energy to love me forever and ever and ever.... I am patiently waiting to meet you!!

Updated Bio 11/05/2014: Meet Scout! He is a 6 year old, 14 lb. Silky Terrier Who is coming to Florida.

SCOUT NEEDS YOUR HELP.

Scout is a wonderful dog with a gentle, loving soul. He has a look in his eyes that shows the love, loyalty and gratitude he feels for having been rescued. But Scout has a problem……… You see, through no fault of his own, Scout is a victim of canine diabetes. He did nothing to deserve it…..HE IS SUCH A GOOD BOY…… but twice a day, for the rest of his life he will need insulin injections to stay alive.

Scout’s former owner was no longer able to care for him and was considering euthenasia when United Yorkie Rescue stepped in to save him. You see……..Scout DESERVES to live……He is a happy, playful boy who follows his “people” everywhere, cuddles up by their feet, and spends days and days following them around like a young pup.

Since coming into UYR Scout now receives the utmost love, care and medical attention that he needs to have his best life. SADLY……. it takes more than the love of his devoted foster family to give him the life he deserves. It takes MONEY…..quite a bit of it too: $50 a month for special insulin, $15 a month for the syringes and needles needed to administer it, an additional amount for diabetic testing supplies, $30 a month for a high quality diet to keep his blood sugars at an acceptable level. So yes, it takes money to own and care for a diabetic dog. It requires more vet visits and sometimes a specialist to make sure everything is on track. However…….if Scout receives the care he deserves, he is likely to have the healthy and happy life that he deserves.

Remember when I said SCOUT NEEDS YOUR HELP! Here’s where you come in……..there are MANY ways you can help Scout.

1. ADOPT. The biggest and MOST important thing Scout needs is that special, FOREVER HOME from someone who is willing to accept his illness and be willing and able to care for his diabetes for the rest of his life. He is used to getting his insulin twice a day and sits perfectly quietly. Administering insulin is NOT HARD….ask any human who has Type 1 diabetes. HOWEVER Scout needs a FOREVER FAMILY that has the financial resources to give him the care he needs. LOVING SCOUT will not be a problem! This sweet boy will have ANYONE with a heart madly in love with him at FIRST SIGHT. PLEASE CONSIDER giving this special boy a look and ask yourself if YOU COULD BE THAT SPECIAL FAMILY that Scout so desperately needs……..

If you are NOT that family, then we understand……It is a big commitment and not one to be taken lightly BUT THERE IS STILL SOMETHING YOU CAN DO TO HELP.

2. DONATE. UYR is committed to Scout for the LONG HAUL…….both financially and emotionally. We have already found him a WONDERFUL FOSTER FAMILY who loves and adores him until we find that perfect FOREVER HOME. In the interim……. If you can HELP US to HELP SCOUT by donating EVEN A SMALL AMOUNT towards his ongoing care then both Scout and UYR would be SO VERY GRATEFUL. Your donation will be used to purchase insulin and testing supplies, keep him on a high quality diet, and to help fund vet visits.

3. SHARE. If you can’t donate now, we understand that too. Even $1.00 helps, but if you can’t today then do so when you can. But if you could share Scout’s story with others who might be able to help him then it could make the world difference to Scout by allowing us to continue to help him.


To date we've spent $492.92 on Scout's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $483.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: yorkielove24@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Scout click here.
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Toby
Florida
Toby

Toby is our 4 month old pup without the proper use of his back legs, being fostered in Clearwater, FL. Here is his newest video showing how he walks:

Toby

THANK YOU TO TOBY'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Ashley Sanders, Blanca Balboa, Cheryl Mays, Colleen Craig, Christine Miller, Dawn Rozran, Jan Clasen, Jane St. John, Jenna Manalo, Karen Ward, Karry Rogers, Kristin Vole, Linda Stancliffe, Mary Cronin, Linda Camp, May Lee Cheah, Sandy Petersen, Sharon Traficante, Shelby Gilmore, Vanessa Allred, Lisa Ingalls, Renae Sutley, Christine Casson, Irene and Peter Havas, Katherine Hoctor, Sandra Wendt, Susan Williams, John Sauser, Marilyn Jackson, Carolyn Kazmer, Malena Cueva, Barbara Fernandez, DeAnn Deutsch, Debra Roby, Karen Parks, Julie Sczeniak, Jennifer Strutt, Craig Seal, Connie Peters, Daniela Camacho, Barbara Carvalho, Shari Bundy, Susan Stephenson, Christine Matheson, Ilene Rand, Meagan Kiernan, Deborah Henderson, Kimberly O'Donnell, Karry Rogers, Robert Rios, Sonia Laboy, Stacey Bussey, Deanna Weeks, Lynne Adams, Ronny Gilley, June Grieco, Lynn Jacobson, Nina Tow, Christine Schneiderman, Ashley Neuben, Sarah Davies, Michale Stevens, Sandra Lewis, Laura Chao, Cynthia Beraldi, Elizabeth Pena, Jane St. John, Cali Spanglish, Nancy Smith, Veronica Perez-White, Melissa and Pete Mainzer, Traci Vanover, Michelle Romine, Tom Hess, Sahara Starr, Trevor Ashman, Marilyn Horsch, Sylvana Espinal, Jackie Pittenger, Colleen Thompson, Catherine Reese, Nina Taylor, Kelly Allen, S. Robin Campbell, Linda Naylor, Jaclyn Zukerman, Alison Mainhart, Allison Hargett, Tracie Robertson, Jill Landers, Robert Wimmer, Terry Alberico, Gail Clemons, Angela Kujawa, Alana Albert, Ryan Christensen, Relta Cool, Sharon Traficante, Connie Vendetto, Christina Baker, Sarada Galindo, Ludmila Crenshaw, Judith Sutherland, Carole Hankins, Karry Rogers, Matthew Lovelace, Jane St. John, Norma Delgado, Kathleen Maguire, May Lee Cheah, Sarah Davies, Michael Pettit, Teri Rose, Gail Clemons, Kiersten Raynor, Denise Burt, Kathryn Hazes, Gail Clemons, Linda Naylor

Update 2/23/2015

Toby is a 5 month old Yorkie male pup being fostered in Clearwater FL.

Toby is going to make an appearance at the "Get Rescued in Gulfport" event on Saturday, Feb. 28th in Gulfport, FL. If you want to say "Hi" to this darling boy, he will be at the UYR tent for the first 2 hours (before lunch).

Toby is 5.5 months old now and is our pup that was born with deformed rear legs. He had his second surgery on his right rear leg last week. The surgeon put in a second plate that overlaps and extends past the first plate fusing his knee in the correct position. This second plate will help stabilize his leg where it fractured after his first procedure due to his tiny and fragile bones and the screws needed to help give him a chance to walk in the future. Toby is feeling SO good now! He cannot wait for the doctor to give him permission to try out this "walking" thing he sees all the other pups doing. Until then, Toby is confined to his foster mom and dad's laps while they attempt to find toys to entertain him and keep him still. If you've ever met a puppy, you know that's a tricky task, but also so rewarding, fun, and full of kisses. Don't you want to foster too? Not all foster pups are as needy as Toby. Most of our dogs only need a warm bed and loving hand while they wait for their forever homes. Thinking it over but have questions? Ask. It never hurts to give it a try.

Update 02/09/15: Poor Toby found the first bump in his road to recovery today. The vet removed his bandaged splint to assess his movement and found that his leg has broken below the plate and lowest screw. They used the smallest possible hardware for his knee fusion, but Toby's bones are so small and fragile and started from such an extremely distorted position that his tiny bone fractured. The surgeon may have to perform a second surgery to elongate the fused section with a second plate to stabilize his fractured leg. We will not know the official plan until next week as they continue to watch him closely and formulate the best course of action. We knew from the beginning that Toby's case was very complicated and may require multiple procedures, let's just hope this is his only setback and his repair is still possible. Please be patient as we wait for more information. We will update you with his progress as soon as we know more. We could not be more thankful to all of you for the incredibly generous support in donations and well wishes. We (Toby & UYR) could not do this without you.

Update 02/07/2015: TOBY (Florida) had his first surgery on Wednesday! The surgeon was able to get his right rear leg straight by fusing his knee joint in a fixed position. He says we're off to a great start in Toby's long process towards standing up on his own. We feel very lucky that he let Toby come home with his foster parents for a weekend of intense snuggle therapy while on strict bed rest orders. Toby will return on Monday and stay the entire week again for them to watch his movements and begin his rehab. Toby has no idea how to move with a straight leg and a foot that now points towards the ground. Poor little guy either falls over and whimpers in confusion or takes a few steps while doing a handstand as his bandaged leg and other rear leg hover above the ground. He has a lot of learning and practice to do as he heals. We appreciate all of the strength you are sending his way!

02/03/2015: Toby (Florida) checked into the vet on Monday morning for his first surgery. He's only 5 months old and hoping that after a couple of surgeries, he may be able to stand up with the use of his back legs for the first time in his life! Unfortunately, due to an emergency with another dog, the surgeon called that afternoon to let us know he had to postpone Toby's procedure. He hoped to fit him in sometime today (Tuesday), but again, today was too busy. We were planning to pick him up and take him home for the weekend until we could reschedule. Then... somebody had to cancel their appointment for surgery tomorrow (Wednesday) so Toby's surgery is back on the books! YAY! Everyone wish him luck and let's keep our fingers crossed that everything goes well and he isn't too scared. The surgeon plans on keeping a close eye on him in the office for a few days after surgery, so we will send another update when he gets to come back to his foster home & let everyone know how this first step in his long journey is coming along.

TOBY update 1/18/2015: Good news & bad news. He just had his first visit to the specialist and we're in a tough spot. Toby's legs are so extremely rotated, the doctor says he only sees 1-2 cases/year this severe, and each one is very different. The surgeon says, although it will be a "significant challenge", he thinks he may be able to fix Toby's legs!! Hooray! There is no guarantee, and it may take more than one surgery per leg, BUT how great would it be if Toby could stand up and/or walk on his own for the rest of his life?!

The bad news... this could be even more expensive than we thought. Best case scenario, with everything going perfectly, his surgeries will be $4,000. It could possibly reach as much as $6-7,000! We have had so much support, and donations (big and small) have been coming in to help little Toby. Every little bit helps a great deal and you are ALL amazing & appreciated.

Some people may recommend a "wheelie cart" instead of surgery. Understandable. If you were a young kid and your legs could be fixed, would you rather have the limits of wheels your whole life?

Some may also point out how happy he is now...

Here are a few things Toby cannot do:

1. Cross a threshold. Toby's back legs get hooked on door frames and it can hurt and be really scary. He'd really like to just run inside like the other pup, but he has to stand and wait for someone to lift him over every bump and step.

2. Go potty without struggling to do a handstand. Toby tries SO hard to keep his legs clean. When he has to potty, he balances all of his weight on his 2 front legs while his back legs quiver and dangle, hovering as much as he can manage (about an inch off the ground). That's hard work!

3. Scratch his own ears. Poor Toby rubs his ears with his front legs as much as he can, but it doesn't do the trick. When his ears itch, he has to ask for help from Foster Mom or Foster Dad.

These may seem small, but Toby is such a young puppy, has so much life ahead of him, and he wants to be independent & free to explore. Wouldn't it be great if we could at least TRY to give him the gift of walking? If anyone has ideas to help raise money, please share. Pass Toby's story along to your friends and family too.

Initial Bio 1-6-15: Toby was born without the proper use of his hind legs. He has been mostly dragging his back legs his whole life, though he does try very hard to make them work.

We have an appointment next week with our surgical specialist to see what we can do to help little Toby. Hopefully, surgery can fix the problem. If surgery is not an option, we will still work towards any recommended plan of action to make sure Toby can move around without risk of further injury or pain. The doctor needs more x-rays to look closely at the deformity of his legs/knees before deciding the best next step.

We can do it! UYR has the most amazing supporters (more and more each day) and Toby has that strong Yorkie spirit to get him through ANYTHING! Now, he needs your help to get him all fixed up. Please support in any way you can by donating a few dollars towards his surgery and anticipated therapies OR simply by sharing his story.

Toby was initially afraid and distrusting of a petting hand. His fluffy puppy hair was already in matted clumps all over his body. It took both myself (Foster Mom) and Foster Dad working together for 2 hours to clip his hair as he was very jumpy around scissors and clippers. We gave him many breaks to rest and recover as to not make his first day too stressful. Once we could better see how his legs were moving under that hair, both of us couldn't help the tears welling up in our eyes. Toby felt AMAZING after his fresh haircut and bath and started quickly giving kisses and playing with the permanent dog of the house. He has never known any other life, so his way of moving around isn't sad for him at all. What a tough little pup! The only time Toby seems frustrated, is when he sees the other dog easily go up a stair or over a threshold that he needs help tackling. He is eager to explore the yard, but the smallest ruffle of a leaf sends him scooting away as fast as he can. The world seems brand new to him and it's a little bit exciting, but sometimes pretty scary. Sweet Toby is getting a crash course in socializing and learning about everything so quickly.

Toby is not yet available for adoption. Let's figure out what he needs first and make sure he gets it. I promise to keep the updates coming and please keep watching for a video of him wiggling about soon.


To date we've spent $76.94 on Toby's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $5478.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: uyr.kelly@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Toby click here.
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Winnie
Florida
Winnie

Winnie is an approximately 5 year old 8 lb Yorkie being fostered in Delray Beach, FL

THANK YOU TO WINNIE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Patricia Bain, Sarah Davies, Barbara Carvalho, Sheree Sherman, Melissa Amundson, Judy Bettridge, Michelle Lingle, Darla Chesnut, Gale Sittig, Kimberly Roberts, Deborah Ingo, Karen Perkins, Colleen Thompson, Patricia Sharkey, David Scharfenberg, Laura Vinson, Nancy Smith, Bonnie Vaupel, Cynthia Duranti, Yolanda Hobbs, Carol Gostomski, June Matusin, Christine Schneiderman, Lynne Turner, Luciana Machado, Mary Fouche, Kathleen Maguire, Lynne Gerganess, Sandra Arena, Renae Sutley, Clinda Pistorius, Angela LaValley, Shari Danielson, Bobbi Cohen, DeAnn Deutsch, Tiashay Brown, Carol von Cannon, Kelly Downin, Patricia Brown, Barbara Orlowski, Irene and Peter Havas, Kathleen Goertz, Linda Robles, Sharon Mason, Janice Montgomery, Marcia Fortune, Karry Rogers, Debra Roby, Tammy Sherrard, Chelsea Stevens, Karen Ward, Robert Wimmer, Ron and Joy Wentworth, Todd Loccisano, David Moore, Linda Naylor

UPDATED BIO 2/19/15: Winnie is a five-year-old 9 pound little girl who was rescued from a South Florida shelter. She is a healthy young house-trained friendly little girl whose only problem was the fact that she had a cataract in her left eye which caused her to be mostly blind. Her right eye was undersized and nonfunctional.

Last week, Winnie, with the help of our very generous donors, was able to have her cataract removed and replaced with a brand-new lens. Her right eye was removed. Her eyesight is slowly improving because of residual swelling and some intraoperative bleeding that occurred. The doctor believes that in the next two weeks her vision will drastically improve. For now, Winnie is wearing the cone of shame proudly and continues to be a lovable huggable snuggable little girl who gets along with other dogs and loves everyone she meets.

Winnie wanted to thank everybody for this amazing opportunity.... for a young dog to be able to have a full and happy life.

UPDATED BIO 02/02/15: My name is Winnie. I am a 5-7 year old little girl who weighs 8.5 lbs and am being fostered in Miami, FL. I just wanted to say thank you to all the PAWsome people and pups out there who sent me some funds so that I could have my vision restored. I am SUPER excited to have my cataract surgery Thursday February 12th. YIPPEEEEEEEE. I am such a good girl. Foster Mom says once my eye is better, I have to stick around so I can see the doggy eye doctor for a couple of months. Then she says I will be scooped up because I am so good! I am housetrained, friendly, and am learning to play with toys. I hardly ever bark. I love my new life UYR helped me find. I know it's only going to get better. Licks and wags to all of you!!!!

P.S. My Foster Mommy gave me a haircut. Everyone says they think I look pretty darn cute! I was pretty matted.

xoxo - Winnie

Update Bio 01/25/15: Meet Winnie. She is a 5 year old 9 lb little girl who is being fostered in Miami, FL. Imagine going through life looking through a sheet of wax paper.... and that's probably putting it mildly. See, Winnie's right eye congenitally smaller than the other (they call that microphthalmia). It is also non-visual meaning she cannot see out of it. Her left eye, has a mature cataract which makes Winnie nearly blind. At only 5 years old, we think Winnie deserves better.

Winnie is a loving, affectionate girl who loves to sit on your lap and generally be close to you. That said, she is fine when you leave the house. She's not overly anxious. We haven't had a single accident in the house. She is truly a sweetheart.

Winnie is going to see a Veterinary Ophthalmologist on Tuesday. While he gives us a 50% discount on cataract surgery, it still costs $1100 (and we have spent over $700 so far on her vetting.... She is otherwise a healthy girl). We cannot do her cataract surgery until all $1100 is raised :(.

If you have it in your heart to give Winnie the gift of sight, please check out her donation link at YouCaring

If you cannot donate, please please please share her link in the hopes others may be able to help. Even $5 makes a huge difference towards reaching our goal! Thank you for your support!!


To date we've spent $2332.50 on Winnie's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $1824.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: bubbe.schwartz@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Winnie click here.
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Madeline
Illinois
Madeline

THANK YOU TO MADELINE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Paula Shal, Cynthia Duranti, Esmeralda Martinez, Michelle Pannoni, Paula Shal, Nicole Acosta, Nancy Monfre, Lori Stewart, Cynthia Duranti

Update 08/10/14: Hi!! Maddie checking in!! I've been a little quiet lately but Thought I better check in. I've been having a little trouble with allergies & my knees. My back knees have grade 4 luxating patellas. The top bone is curved one way & the lower one the other way so surgery is not an option. Both of my kneecaps sit out of the groove where they should be. So to make up for it I walk with my knees slightly bent. I have a little trouble with stairs so I would need a home with very few stairs. I am a really good quiet girl & prefer a good nap to going for a walk or playing. I think a nap is calling me now!! Foster Mom just fed us & washed all our blankets so I will talk to you soon!!

Update 06/02/14: Miss Maddie has been doing well. She is a very sweet girl. She was skin & bones when we first got her & weighed only 4.7 lbs. Since having all of her badly infected teeth removed & the fistula from one of her canines had made a hole all the way through to her sinuses. That has healed & since her spay she now weighs 7.7 lbs. We may have to put her on a diet. Since gaining the weight she is a happy girl but her back knees are permanently bent because of a probable genetic defect. Her little short legs have a little trouble getting her up the stairs. She would do best in a home with adults that are home most of the time. She does not like a crate & would prefer to be by your side all of the time. A fenced yard would be best for Maddie also. Maddie is 6-8 yrs. old & weighs 7.7 lbs. Her favorite activity is napping by your side & she loves a good squeaky toy.

Update 02/06/14: Miss Madeline is wishing everyone a Happy Valentines Day. Madeline is doing good & is not really enjoying all of the cold & snow. She is 6 years old & now weighs 7 lbs. Since being spayed & having all of her rotten teeth removed she is enjoying life. She was very thin & you could feel all of her ribs,spine, & hip bones. She had all of her teeth removed. They were very infected & she still has a fistula into the nasal cavity because one of her teeth was very infected. she is healing well & enjoys soft food. she has filled out nicely & loves her person very much. She attaches very quickly to people & follows her FM everywhere. She would love to find someone who is retired or works from home. She needs a fenced yard & would probably do best with an all adult home. She likes other dogs & I'm not sure about cats. She is not a barker & is pretty calm & laid back. She loves the life of a pampered lap dog!! Maddie would like to thank Bridget & Chelsea for finding her & helping her get to UYR so she can have the life she has always dreamed about!!

Update 12/10/13: Madeline 5-7 yrs old & 4.9 lbs. Maddie has been spayed & had a much needed dental. She lost all of her teeth. Probably due to lack of care & a very poor diet. Her teeth were very infected at the gums & the bone. she had a fistula by one of the upper canines that were removed. Maddie will soon be recovered & looking for her dream home. She hopes to find an all adult home with someone that is retired or works from home. A fenced yard is a must. Please no small children as she is very small & timid. Maddie is a real sweetheart & would love to have someone to cuddle with on the cold snowy winter nights. No more wandering as a stray for this sweet girl!!

Initial Bio 12-01-13: Madeline (Maddie) Is 6-7 years old and weighs 4.6 lbs. She was found as a stray in Arthur,IL. Arthur has many Amish puppy mills so it is thought that she came from on of them. Maddie was lucky; she was found by some wonderful caring people and kept safe warm and fed until she could come to UYR. She is a real sweetheart who would do best in an all adult home with no small children that live there or visit. She needs someone who is home most of the time to give her the love and attention she has missed out on in life. She will need to be spayed and have a much needed dental. She is quite a snuggler and loves to follow her foster mom everywhere. She will soon be looking for her furever home. If you are interested in Maddie please fill out an application.


To date we've spent $2045.50 on Madeline's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $375.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: dianecarter555@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Madeline click here.
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Archie
Iowa
Archie (and Mr. Jiggs)

Archie is a 3 pound, 9 year old Yorkie male who was surrendered with his companion Mr. Jiggs. Both are being fostered in North Central Iowa and need to be adopted out together.

THANK YOU TO ARCHIE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Elaine Thome, Katrina Hampton

Update 02/26/15: Well, we finally got our dentals and neutering taken care of. Boy are we glad to have that done. Our appetites have increased, and our energy level. We both had to have about 7 teeth pulled. All of our lab work was normal. All of our shots are now up to date. We got our ears cleaned, and our nails all trimmed up. We rested most of the day, our foster Mom told us she would let us walk around late this afternoon, she wanted to wait at least 24 hours after surgery. So about 4:00 we were up and ready to wander around. In a few days we will be all healed up and ready to go to our forever home when the time comes. Until then, we will keep updating you on how well we are doing. We really wish the weather would get warm so we can spend a few minutes outside. Until then we will cuddle with our foster Mom.

Update 02/12/15: We are getting along pretty good. We really like our foster home. Our foster mom is really trying to get us to eat better. She even adds pumpkin in with our food so it is easier to eat since our mouthes are pretty sore. We can't wait until we have our dental done. She is really good at giving us our medicine, and our ear drops. We get little ear massages after the drops, we LOVE that. We are house trained, but we need to be helped out the door because our legs don't work quite like they should. We can do it but when it comes to going to go potty the quicker the better getting outside. We are hoping after our neuter and dental that we will feel much better, so we can eat better, and hopefully our true personalities will shine through. We would really like a forever home with no children, and older dogs our age and size, but we would really like to be the only fur babies. We don't like a lot of excitement. So a quiet relaxed home would be great.

Initial Bio 02/02/15: Archie and his companion Mr. Jiggs were recently turned into a shelter in Sioux City. Their owners stated they traveled too much and no longer had time for the boys. Archie and Mr. Jiggs are both malnourished, weighing in at 3 lbs. and they are both too weak to be neutered or have a much needed dental. Foster mom is working hard to get the boys back on track and we will keep you posted on their progress. They are estimated to be 9 years of age and need to be adopted together.


To date we've spent $670.04 on Archie (and Mr. Jiggs)'s vet bills, but with your support we've collected $55.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: Thomee_5@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Archie (and Mr. Jiggs) click here.
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Bella
Iowa
Bella IA

THANK YOU TO BELLA'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Traci Vanover, Linda Stancliffe, Cynthia Duranti

12/3/2014 Bella has had a rough life so far. After looking further into her issues, it has been noted that she probably has chemical burns on and around her eyes which is why she was in so much pain that she needed morphine. When she first arrived in rescue, Bella wouldn't/couldn't open her eyes. It was thought then that the reason was untreated dry eye. It was recommended that Bella have drops in her eyes 6-8 times a day which was a problem because she wouldn't let anyone near her face. To be able to even attempt eye drops, Bella had to be sedated first. Where as we know this is NOT a good solution long term, it did allow us to treat her eyes for a36 hours while we waited to get into the Opthamologist. During the appointment with the eye Doctor, it was noted that she had severe corneal ulcers that would probably need surgery to releave the pain and to hopefully restore what vision we could. We were sent home with several medications to try to get the healing process started before surgery - which could have happened today. I dropped Bella off at the vet at 6:45 this AM and just heard back from the Opthamologist. The drops we were able to get in have worked magic with her. The large, severe ulcer in her left eye is 100% healed and the smaller but deeper ulcer in her right eye is 98% healed. This is fantastic news for Bella!

We are unsure as to how much she can see, but as long as there is enough light, she can see well. At this time, Bella will not need surgery. The Opthamologist wants to see her every week for a month or so to ensure she remains on track medically.

The next step for Bella is to hopefully work with a behaviorist to help her learn how to tolerate the eye drops since she still does have Dry Eye. Bella also will need to work on her manners as her first response to someone new is to charge at them. Because of Bella's suspected abuse, she will need to learn to trust people again. Bella is a very active 10 month old pup who needs that special house to help her regain trust in people again. Once her medical needs are met, she will be available for adoption! If you are looking for a companion who loves walks, treats, a good game of fetch, and her own home, and are willing to work with Bella on her trust issues, Bella is the one for you!


To date we've spent $407.12 on Bella IA's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $65.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: page_benson@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Bella IA click here.
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Mr. Jiggs
Iowa
Mr. Jiggs (and Archie)

Update 02/26/15: Well, we finally got our dentals and neutering taken care of. Boy are we glad to have that done. Our appetites have increased, and our energy level. We both had to have about 7 teeth pulled. All of our lab work was normal. All of our shots are now up to date. We got our ears cleaned, and our nails all trimmed up. We rested most of the day, our foster Mom told us she would let us walk around late this afternoon, she wanted to wait at least 24 hours after surgery. So about 4:00 we were up and ready to wander around. In a few days we will be all healed up and ready to go to our forever home when the time comes. Until then, we will keep updating you on how well we are doing. We really wish the weather would get warm so we can spend a few minutes outside. Until then we will cuddle with our foster Mom.

Update 02/12/15: We are getting along pretty good. We really like our foster home. Our foster mom is really trying to get us to eat better. She even adds pumpkin in with our food so it is easier to eat since our mouthes are pretty sore. We can't wait until we have our dental done. She is really good at giving us our medicine, and our ear drops. We get little ear massages after the drops, we LOVE that. We are house trained, but we need to be helped out the door because our legs don't work quite like they should. We can do it but when it comes to going to go potty the quicker the better getting outside. We are hoping after our neuter and dental that we will feel much better, so we can eat better, and hopefully our true personalities will shine through. We would really like a forever home with no children, and older dogs our age and size, but we would really like to be the only fur babies. We don't like a lot of excitement. So a quiet relaxed home would be great.

Initial Bio 02/02/15: Mr. Jiggs and his companion Archie were recently turned into a shelter in Sioux City. Their owners stated they traveled too much and no longer had time for the boys. Mr. Jiggs and Archie are both malnourished, weighing in at 3 lbs. and they are both too weak to be neutered or have a much needed dental. Foster mom is working hard to get the boys back on track and we will keep you posted on their progress. They are estimated to be 9 years of age and must be adopted together.


To date we've spent $681.32 on Mr. Jiggs (and Archie)'s vet bills, but with your support we've collected $50.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: Thomee_5@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Mr. Jiggs (and Archie) click here.
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Benji
Massachusetts
Benji

THANK YOU TO BENJI'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Todd Loccisano, Todd Loccisano, Cynthia Duranti, Eric Tucker

Initial Bio 01/01/14: Benji is a Hurricane Katrina survivor who lost his owner and was taken into rescue. He was found to have heartworm disease and successfully underwent treatment. Benji has a seizure disorder that is easily treated with an inexpensive medication. He does require a limited diet of Prescription dog food Hill's I/D and a spacer ball to be placed in his food bowl to slow his eating. Eating too much and too quickly can bring on a seizure.

Benji will need a securely fenced yard because he is a little escape artist. He enjoys basking in the sun and perching on lawn furniture. He loves to be with people and will cuddle up next to them. He loves other dogs, but care must be taken to ensure he doesn't help himself to dog food that other dogs are consuming. He is fearful of loud noises, thunder and lightening and is very fearful of fireworks. Benji enjoys rope toys that are designed to help clean teeth, and he loves playing with a tennis ball. He loves to have his hair brushed with a very soft brush and to be cuddled and patted. He is a very , very good dog and he loves to be loved. He prefers covered cat beds to the traditional dog bed (it helps him feel more secure, particularly during rain storms). He is a little boy who due to his size would be better in a home with no small children.


To date we've spent $2396.87 on Benji's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $131.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: wshenry42@verizon.net.

To fill out the adoption application for Benji click here.
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Jesse
Michigan
Jesse

Initial Bio 02/05/15: This is Jesse she is a former Mill dog that was rescued 3 years ago by her mommy. Unfortunately her mom had to go into assisted living and was unable to take Jesse with her. Jesse was a former FL baby so it's fun watching her interact with snow. She not to sure about it but living in MI that's life. Jesse is shy and scared but I'm sure she will adjust to her fur brothers and sisters soon. She is 8 pounds, approx. 6 years old and is paper trained and we are working on her outdoor potty habits. Stay tuned as we learn more about this beautiful little girl.


For more information, contact my foster parents at: alyssadon@aol.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Jesse click here.
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Karma
North Carolina
Karma

Meet Karma! She is an ADORABLE 3 year old, 6 lb. Biewer Yorkie being fostered in Stella, NC

THANK YOU TO KARMA'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Margaret Moore, Katrina Hampton

02/01/2015 Initial Bio: Karma JUST ARRIVED in her foster home so stay tuned for updates as we get to know her better!

Adoption Pending

To date we've spent $64.34 on Karma's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $25.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: uyrfostermommy@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Karma click here.
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Maggie May
North Carolina
Maggie Mae

Updated bio 01/16/15 It's me again Sweet Maggie Mae and life just gets better and better. I am 7 years old and weigh 8.4 perfect pounds. I am being fostered in Southern Pines, NC.

Just wanted you to know I went back to the dogtor and had my teeth cleaned. They had to pull three teeth in the back. Wow! I feel so much better!! I think those teeth were bothering me so much, I didn’t feel like playing. Not anymore!! I woke up the morning after they took care of my teeth feeling spunky and ready to play with all the cool toys my foster parents have. I am soooo happy now!

The other day some kids came over and it was so much fun playing with them. So if you have kids older than 10 in your family, that would be great. I love kids, and they love me too

My foster mom says that I am all fixed up and ready to go to my forever home now. I can’t wait to meet my new family!

Updated bio 1-6-15 -- Hello everyone! My name is Maggie. I am a bundle of sweet cuteness and only 7 years old. I weight a perfect 12.4 lbs. I am being fostered in Southern Pines, NC.

A lot of things have happened to me in the past ten days! I have a new foster family with new doggy siblings, a new foster dad, and a foster mom. I really like my foster parents. I had doggy siblings before, so I am used to being around other dogs.

I was a little confused at first because right after leaving my previous mom, I was taken to see the dogtor. He poked me a few times with some vaccination needles and my foster mom was given some pills to help me get rid of the fleas and stop the itching. I didn’t really understand it all, but I feel much better and don’t have to scratch at myself like I used to!

A few days later, I was right back in the dogtor's office. I don’t remember much about that visit but my foster mom says that I was spayed and the boy dogs won’t be chasing me around anymore. I am pretty excited about that!

I have spent the past couple of days sleeping on the couch recovering from my surgery. I’m feeling pretty good, but I think I heard my foster mom say that I am going back to the dogtor in a few days to get my teeth cleaned. That’s probably a good thing because my teeth are pretty sensitive and my foster parents have to wet down my dog food so that I can eat it.

I spent a lot of time outside at my previous home. I don’t like to spend much time out there but I do go outside to do my business. My foster mom is always so happy when I go potty outside, she claps for me and I do a little dance for her. Yesterday I took a nap on the patio furniture because I was pretty sure my foster parents weren’t going to lock me out there, like what used to happen to me. And they didn’t!

Sometimes I have seizures. I had a small one right after arriving at my new house. My foster mom makes sure I take my medication twice a day and I haven't had one since!

I like it here in NC, but I really want to find my furever home. Please consider making me a part of your family. My foster mom says that I am a sweetheart and she doesn’t understand why someone would give me away. Once I get my teeth cleaned, I will be ready to move into your home! A family with no kids or kids older than 10 may be just perfect for me. Thanks for reading about me. By the way, aren't I about the cutest thing you ever saw?

Initial Bio 12-26-14 Maggie Mae is United Yorkie Rescue's new Christmas gift. She is an adorable 12.4 pound yorkie sweetheart who was surrendered to us today. She is 7 years old and being fostered in NC.

Maggie Mae will be taken to the vet today. We do know she has seizures, but her medication, when given regularly,has keep them under control. She was sometimes kept outside for long periods of time and has developed some skin issues possibly due to flea bites, She also needs a dental very badly. All those things and more will be taken care of in her foster home, where Maggie will be loved, and cared for, and safe.

Maggie Mae was great on her car ride to her new foster home. She will be put on a healthy diet and given all the medical care she needs. Once her foster mom knows more about her and her medical needs an update will be coming soon.

Maggie Mae is about the sweetest girl you could ever know. Maybe our Christmas gift can your your New Year's present. Maggie Mae deserves that and more.


For more information, contact my foster parents at: YorkieNC@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Maggie Mae click here.
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Laddie
Ohio
Laddie (FKA Happy)

Meet Laddie, a 4 month old Yorkie male who is being fostered in Cleveland, OH

THANK YOU TO HAPPY'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Sidney Porter, Susan Kornatowski, Kimberly Bandusky, Gale Young, Christine Miller, Barbara Carvalho, Jane St. John, Barry Groff, Jan Clasen, Jeanette Clague, Kelly Jones, Sarah Davies, Todd Loccisano, Mary Cronin, Malena Cueva, Sarah Plesich, Lisa Anderson, Kathleen Walsh, Susan Cassady, Judith Crawford, Irene and Peter Havas, Paul Sherman, DeAnn Deutsch, Linda Naylor, Christine Hasenfus, Cindy Sutton, Mary Hurley, Sandy Pagnotta, Shuree Sklow, Irene and Peter Havas

Update 01/16/15: Laddie did great last night. A big thank you to the vet tech at West Park Westpark Animal Emergency Hospital that held him last night so he could sleep. I think he is getting a little spoiled. He was up and walking around. Pat will be picking him up tonight

Initial Bio 01/12/15: Laddie (FKA Happy) has had a rough life so far. He belonged to someone who could not keep him due to financial hardship. Family members stepped up to take Laddie, but the day he arrived at their home he had a horrible fall from their 2nd floor balcony. It is a miracle he survived the fall, but he did completely fracture his left rear leg. The cost of surgery was quoted as $4,000 so the family asked for our help in giving Laddie the life he deserves. Laddie is working on house training and is a very smart and sweet puppy. Laddie will see our vet Wednesday night and they will determine whether or not surgery will correct the break or if amputation is the best bet for this little cutie. Please keep Laddie in your thoughts and prayers in the coming days. Donations can be made on our website www.uyr.us. For more info, please contact Laddie's foster mom Renee at yorkiesnjacks@yahoo.com


To date we've spent $3388.20 on Laddie (FKA Happy)'s vet bills, but with your support we've collected $841.50 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: yorkiesnjacks@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Laddie (FKA Happy) click here.
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Chip
South Carolina
Chip

THANK YOU TO CHIP'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Brittany Adams, Deborah and David Jacklitch, Colleen Sackett, David Scharfenberg, Elizabeth Burda, Veronica Carney, Lauren Baker, Gary Munson, Peggy Shaver, Kobsak Songyoo, Andrea Packer, Morgan England, Diana McPeters, Bonnie Vaupel, Patsy McCarty, Heather Kline, Tammy Brown, Jessica Hageman, Larry Haskell, Jessica Lundquist, Maureen Martinek, DeAnna Normand, Dandy Weadon, Lise Hull, Ruben Marin, Brenda McClurg, Maria Carril, Eileen Kinney, Jackie Pittenger, Suzanne Rieger-Kligys, Jason Murphy, Wendy D'Uva, Lauren Turner, Kathyann Warner, Linda Freedman, Janet Orr, Clinda Pistorius, Michelle Champagne, Eloise Veltri, Michelle Wright, Cheryl Scrupski, Mary Lou Bonacci, Michelle Lingle, Cindy Ellingson, Linda Vargas Robles, Denise Brigham, Sandy Pagnotta, Lisa Connor, Michele Hood, Duayne Israelson, Michele Howard, Barbara Carvalho,Iwona Starmach, Lukasz Starmach, David McIlrath, Caitlin Wall, Tony Lanza, Colby Lopez, Nicole Malames, Paul Sherman, Nicole Langone, Marina Lempesi, Colleen Craig, Katie Giltinan, Holly Stavis, Nicole Hanzi, Vicki Hoke, Carol Nelson, Nancy Combs, Carol Nelson, Terri Rees, Stephanie Memarzadeh, Jacalyn Humphries, Cynthia King, Michelle Wright, Mark Dew, Linda Vargas, Natalie LaBayen, Omar Zapata, Holly Stavis, Kelli and Michael deVegter, Mark Dew, Mary Erwin, Julia Olson, Jenny Kern, Peter DiPreta, Eloise Veltri, Rachel Clements, Angela Kessler, Holly Stavis, Gale Young, David Scharfenberg, Julie Sczesniak, Kimberly DeMattie, Eloise Veltri

Updated Bio 12-21-14 Hello my name is Chip. I weigh 2.2 lbs. and live in Mount Pleasant SC (Charleston)

Well folks I will be going to my first therapy session just after the first of the year. Balancing is still a major problem. I have taken some steps and I am able to stand on my own but when I walk it looks like I have been drinking. I lean a lot to the right so consequently I fall over to my right. But this is much improvement from a couple of weeks ago. Hopefully the therapy will help because I would sure love to run and play with the other dogs.

Y’ all have been so generous with your donations and I so very much do appreciate that. Therapy is a little pricey so if you still have it in your heart I could still use some help. Please use the link below to donate to the cutest Yorkie ever. Maybe in a couple of months I will be able to get around without falling.

https://www.youcaring.com/UYRsurgeryforchip

Thanks!!

Chip

Update 10-26-14: Hello my name is Chip. I weigh 2.2 lbs. and live in Mount Pleasant SC (Charleston) Well I got a new toy yesterday. I got some wheels. I’m not real sure what to do with them but I am trying to figure it out. I have moved my legs a couple of times and this cart moves. I am working real hard to get my legs moving more so I can navigate around the room. There is a picture attached so you can see what I am talking about.

I overheard Foster Mom telling Foster Dad how much this contraption costs. You wouldn’t believe how much a few pieces of aluminum hooked to some wheels dent the budget. Anyway I am back looking for some donations to help pay for this wheel chair that they bought to try and help me walk again. Please help with anything you can.

Chip

UPDATED BIO 10-4-14:Chip is 6.5 months old and weighs 2.2 lbs. He is currently in the hospital in Mount Pleasant SC.

Chips writes: Well I am still in Mount Pleasant SC I am 2 weeks older than last time I wrote. I will be 7 mo. old next week. My weight is up to a chubby 2.2 lbs. I am feeling much better and seem to be getting a little bigger. I seem to have a problem with a couple of wires that go to my brain from my legs. The legs work fine, you should see me move across the room when I want to. The only problem is I can’t stand so I have to scoot on my side. Foster Dad and the doctors think there is a good chance that those wires could get corrected if I am put in a 4 wheel cart to get the movement right. So yesterday they ordered me a brand new cart designed just for me. They said since I only weigh 2.2 lbs. they have to make a special one. I sure am looking forward to getting that cart and maybe getting around better. I will let you all know how I am doing when it gets here. (2 weeks) Foster Dad said something about these carts being pricy, whatever that means, so please continue your donations and prayers. I NEED EM

https://www.youcaring.com/UYRsurgeryforchip

UPDATED BIO 09/14/2014: Chip is 6 months old and weighs only 1.7 lbs. He is currently in the hospital in Mount Pleasant SC.

Chip talking: I go from feeling better to not feeling so good. I am not eating like I should and water is disgusting. Well you guessed it, this has caused my blood sugar to drop and I have made two trips to the emergency room in the last three days. I am still not walking but I am showing slow progress. Tomorrow they are going to do some additional testing to make sure the surgery is holding like it is supposed to. Dr. Brofman says I am doing ok considering what I went through. I want to thanks y’all for all your prayers and donations. Please keep the prayers coming because I still need the help. Hopefully I can get out of here tomorrow. Chip

UPDATED BIO 08/24/2014: Chip is 5 months old and weighs only 1.8 lbs, although it may be better if he gained 1/2 lb or so; he is being fostered in Mount Pleasant, SC.

Chip here. In case you didn't read my earlier bio, I came into UYR with something called Atlantoaxial instability. It is a condition in which the first two cervical (neck) vertebrae are not firmly attached; I've had my surgery to hopefully correct this condition, and have not gained any weight since we last spoke; well, except for this piece of metal they put in my neck. I still tip the scales at 1.8 Lbs. and now I am...... let's see...... I have to do some math. I was born on Mar. 10 2014 that makes me 166 days. Now it’s your turn to do the math.

All kidding aside, I came home late last night from the hospital. The last week has been a little tough for me. I am moving all my legs and feet, but as of now I can’t stand up. I am eating and drinking fine and everything is going through me ok. I have stopped taking pain meds and seem to feel pretty good. Dr. Peter said when they have to work around your spinal cord, sometimes it gets swollen and needs time to settle down. He is quite optimistic that I will walk again but it might take some time. I have learned that if I want some attention I just have to bark a little and Foster Mom or Foster Dad come running. I learned that in the hospital. Foster Mom says the spoiled me there. Anyway, now I spend most of my time on FM or FD's lap.

I am feeling ok, but I sure do want to get up and play. I try hard to stand all the time. I thank you for all your prayers and support, keep those prayers coming because I sure need them. Thanks to all of you who made donations to cover my great big bill at the doggie hospital for my great big surgery that hopefully will help me walk again. Luv y’all... CHIP

Update 08-20-2014 Chip could be doing better. I went to see him this morning and he looks so sad. He has feeling in his feet but cannot stand. The vet says this happens sometimes with this surgery and there is about a 50/50 chance he will recover completely. Keep the prayers and donations coming, who knows what is going to happen. Keep watching UYR.US for updates.

Update 8-19-14: This is Chips foster Mom. His surgery went as well as can be expected with his small size. Dr. Brofman says the surgery repaired his neck and he should be as good as new. Things were a little shaky during surgery. His blood pressure dropped and his breathing became very shallow. Dr. B said we almost lost him but he came through in the end. Chip is resting comfortable and will be in the hospital 2 to 3 days. As I hear more I will keep you all updated. Keep the prayers and contributions coming and thank y’all for all your support.

Update 08/15/14: Hi Chip here. Well today I went to see Dr. Patrick to get checked for all that puppy stuff. I tipped the scale at a whopping 1.8 Lbs. Dr. P gave me a rabies shot and said he thought I was ready for the surgery to fix my neck. Foster Dad called Dr. Brofman and scheduled surgery for next Tuesday 8/19/14. They said all will be OK but I am scared. We have not quite reached our goal so please help so I can have the whole surgery. They might only do half. JUST KIDDING. Most of all remember me Tuesday with a little prayer. Chip

Initial Bio 08-2-14: My name is Chip. I am 4 ½ months old and weigh exactly 2.0 Lbs. I am so cute I can’t stand myself. They say I have something called Atlantoaxial Instability (AAI).

Atlantoaxial instability is a condition in which the first two cervical (neck) vertebrae are not firmly attached. Normally, the atlas (the first cervical vertebra) and the axis (the second cervical vertebra) are attached by a group of ligaments. They are further stabilized by a prominence on the axis called the dens that protrudes into a hole in the atlas.

Atlantoaxial instability can lead to cervical spinal cord injury, the symptoms of which include: neck pain; a drunken, staggering gait; paralysis of all four legs; or sudden death.

Well after reading that definition I still don’t know what I have. I overheard Foster Mom talking to the vet and it appears that in order to fix me it is going to get expensive. (Over $2000.00) Please help me by contributing to my surgery fund. We need to get a sizable start on contributions before they can schedule surgery. That last part of the definition scares me. When I am better you will not be able to resist adopting me.

Chip

Adoption Pending

To date we've spent $4885.40 on Chip's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $4835.50 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: Yorkies@NeumannGrp.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Chip click here.
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Gibbs
South Carolina
Gibbs

THANK YOU TO GIBBS' RESCUE ANGELS!

Sandy Pagnotta, John Sauser, Holly Stavis, Lois Forrester, Renae and Jerry Sutley, Sheila Landis, Holly Stavis, Sue McBride, Cynthia Duranti

Update 12-13-14: Hello My name is Gibbs I live in God’s country. (Charleston SC) I have lost a little weight from running and playing, I am down to 6.2 Lbs. We are still fighting my urinary tract infection (UTI). I started some new meds today so let’s see what happens. I will go 2 weeks on these pills and get tested again, Oh joy.

Y’all know you can fill out an application for the most handsome Yorkie alive and my Foster mom will keep it on file so when I am all fixed up you will be able to be graced with my presence as your forever Yorkie. You will be so lucky to have me. I love to just sit on your lap and be loved.

You know what just happened in our house the other day. This tree just sprouted up overnight in our living room. It so pretty all decorated up with lights and everything. You don’t suppose they planted that tree for me to relieve myself on do you. I don’t think I will try as the consequences could put a pain on my behind area. Just a thought. I hope everybody has a nice and healthy Christmas and maybe next year I could be checking out your Christmas tree.

Sir Gibbs

UPDATE: 10-26-2014 Hi, my name is Gibbs. I am approximately 7 years old and currently weigh 6.5 lbs. I am being fostered in Mount Pleasant SC (Charleston).

As you can see by my increased weight, I am feeling pretty good. I have filled out those bony ribs I had and can chase squirrels with the best of them. I still have some urinary tract infection (UTI) problems that seem to be stumping the vets. They have done some additional testing and I will be getting another shot that they hope will work on my UTI. I also will get a new diet then ~ I hope it is good. They have figured out what is causing the occasional diarrhea, but said they can’t treat it until my UTI is cleared up.

None of this stuff is slowing me down. I love to run and play with the other dogs in the house, bark at the neighbors’ dogs and, best of all, chase squirrels. The other day a squirrel was sitting on the top of the fence just out of my reach. I barked and barked, but he just sat there and smiled at me ~ I thought that was mean…….

We have some lab dogs on each side of our back yard. They pick on me all the time. One will bark like he wants to play and I run to that fence. Just when I get there, the other one starts to bark and I run over there. Then they do it again. After they do this a couple of times I get tired and give up. It’s just not fair. Sorry it’s been so long since I checked in ~ I promise I will update everyone more often.

Sir Gibbs

Update 07/14/14: Well it has been a couple of busy weeks. If they would have told me what a “Endoscopy/Colonoscopy Combo” was I would have hightailed it back to the Big Easy. I can tell you that wasn’t any fun, especially the prep. You don’t need the details. I guess they took biopsies at several places trying to find out what is causing all my problems. They also brought in an oral surgeon during the surgery to look at my teeth. They took some special type of X-ray or something that revealed where the abbesses were located. They found two serious problems that needed to be corrected.

Well last Friday I was back (like a bad penny) again. They went in and pulled the two bad teeth, and while they were in there they saw where the same problem was developing on the other side. You guessed it they took those out to prevent problems in the future. I am not sure I will ever get back in the car with foster Dad.

Well to sum this all up, the sore on my nose is almost gone, they found something in those biopsies and gave me some special medicine to stop the diarrhea, they found the right combination of antibiotics to fix the two different types of urinary infections and the rash on my back is gone. Boy did I have some bugs or what. I am not ready for a home quite yet but I am getting close. In about 3 weeks Dr. Perry and Dr. Henri should give me a green lite.

One sad note, they determined I am about seven years old not five. It’s a good thing I am not a girl because that would have upset me. Since I am a male that just means I have gone from a boy to a man.

I feel so much better and can’t wait to get to my new home. Please help, UYR has spent so much money to help me feel good. Donate:

6-26-14 Hello my name is Gibbs. I weigh 5.3 lbs. and live in Mount Pleasant SC (Charleston )

Well folks things did not go as planned. Dr. Perry has yet to determine what bug is causing all my problems. My diarrhea and the infection on my nose have not gotten any better. Next Tuesday (7/1/14) they plan to do a “Endoscopy/Colonoscopy Combo” whatever that is, I guess I will find out Tuesday. Poor United Yorkie Rescue, I bet they would think twice about bringing me under their wing if they had to do it over again. I guess all these test I have had and this one coming next Tuesday are breaking the bank. This is where you come in. Please help by going to this link above and donating so they don’t take all these tests back. I am so miserable and so want to run and play and just feel good.

Update 04/14/14: 4-11-14 Hello my name is Gibbs. I weigh 5.3 lbs. and live in Mount Pleasant SC (Charleston)

I was walking the streets of the Big Easy, enjoying the festivities of Fat Tuesday. Boy they sure know how to party in New Orleans. All of a sudden this really nice man picked me up and took me to a real nice place they call the New Orleans SPCA. I spent a long time there, it was OK. They poked and prodded me giving me shots and all kinds of stuff. I had this really bad abscessed tooth that was causing me to have big sore on my nose. They also said something about a galloping heart beat (whatever that is) I was feeling quite bad. Then I heard a rumor that they were going to euthanize me because no one wanted me because of my medical problems. I don’t know what euthanize means but it didn’t sound good.

The next day my new foster mom and dad from United Yorkie Rescue showed up and we went for a long car ride back to Charleston, better known as God’s Country. Now is when all the thing started to happen to me. I got a full body x-ray, something called an echo cardiogram, more shots, meds for a urinary tract infection, a cold which gave me a raspy voice, teeth cleaned and the bad tooth that caused all the problems was pulled. What a week. So now I am getting all the meds I need to get back to my healthy, handsome self.

Any way I am feeling much better and my infections should be cleared up soon. Dr. Perry says my heart is fine. One of my valves has a very minor leak but nothing to worry about. I would love to have a new home now that I am all tuned up and ready to go. My little brain is stressed from all this talking, time for a nap. Sir Gibbs the Great

INITIAL BIO 03/04/2014: MEET GIBBS! He is a 3-5 year old, 5.50 lb yorkshire terrier; he is being fostered in Mount Pleasant, SC. Gibbs will be seen by the vet tomorrow for his intake exam so please stay tuned for more info on him.


To date we've spent $4536.51 on Gibbs's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $146.50 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: Yorkies@NeumannGrp.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Gibbs click here.
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Lexie
Texas
Lexie

THANK YOU TO LEXIE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Sandy Pagnotta, Tina Dorenbecker, Holly Stavis, Holly Stavis, Lori Stewart

Update 04/19/14: Lexie is about to go back into training for her next steps. She's a sweet dog - loves adults and teenagers, but isn't good around young children with high energy. She seems to be very nervous around them and isn't on her best behavior. Lexie must be adopted into a home with only adults, and she needs to be the only dog. In this setting, she will thrive. Lexie's foster mom takes her to dog parks, but keeps her on a leash as she continues to work on her socialization skills.

Update 4/3/14: Lexie is being fostered in Austin TX. She is 8 years old, 12 pounds and needs to be an only dog in a household with no children.

Lexie's foster mom continues to work on her socialization skills with a trainer who reports that Lexie is one of the most clever terriers she has seen. Lexie loves to play, is housetrained (but you need to watch for her signal), is leash trained and loves to sit on your lap. Lexie is an active and loving little girl who needs a bit more work to make her a perfect companion. Please watch for progress updates on Lexie.

INITIAL BIO 09/09/13: Roll out the red carpet, ladies & gents, because we definitely have a super special gem here... Introducing Lexie!

Lexi is 8 yrs young and is being fostered in Texas. This sweetness of a girl is quite the entertainer! She has personality to the moon & back! I've only had her for 7 days, so I'm certain there remains much more to learn about lil' Miss. As she settles into her new surroundings & begins to express more, I will update my thoughts on her needs and what I think her best forever home would look like, but for now, here are a few things I've noticed:

She LOVES to play!! Can't stress this enough! She seems to prefer the ball, but she'll fetch, (and retrieve very nicely, dropping at your feet), any toy.

She definitely needs to be monitored (when outside in the hot weather) because she'll fetch endlessly, exhausting herself, & heat exhaustion can happen quick with terrible consequences. I always have water on hand when we go to the park & make her rest every 3 to 4 throws. She LOVES people, (she's an owner surrender, by the way, who reported Lexie exhibiting anxious behavior around young children, but I have yet to observe this).

She walks well on a leash, is housebroken (she always goes to the door, but you must be observant of this bc it's her only que), she barks when someone is on the porch, but not otherwise. Her favor spot is on your lap and she likes to be touching you when it's time for sleeping.

She is my permanent shadow at the moment. This may change as she feels more relaxed & comfortable with the changes. Her recall at the dog park is pretty good after only a week. I always have training treats to reward when she responds. Usually, however, she's either chasing her ball or begging you to chunk it, so recalling her isn't necessary. At this point, there is only one issue that I see & that is that she will probably need to be an only dog. She has exhibited dog aggression over her toy/ball, whomever's lap she's in, & on occasion, even the couch. I've seen her advance towards a dog to defend whatever territory she believed to be threatened. She seems pretty adamant with this behavior, so I'm not sure, at 8 yrs old, it'd be likely to change.

Other than that, Lexie is an outstanding girl. She's a true joy & gives so much... Whoever is lucky enough to adopt her will fall completely in love! I have no doubt because I'm skipping down that road after 1 short week. Stay tuned for more to come...

For questions about Lexie or to apply for her adoption, please contact Heather: frankdheather@gmail.com


To date we've spent $2160.01 on Lexie's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $196.50 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: frankdheather@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Lexie click here.
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Mason
Texas
Mason

Initial Bio 03/03/15: Mason is a very sweet little boy who arrived at UYR late last night. He has had a very rough time and we are hoping to provide him the love, safety and healing he so desperately needs. Mason was picked up by Animal Control on 2/21 and because he has a broken leg he was left to sit in a cage for a week and was then scheduled to be euthanized. Thankfully, a group saw how sweet he is, pulled him aside and contacted UYR with only hours to go. When he arrived at his foster home he would not eat or drink but was so grateful for a soft couch and a warm blanket that he feel asleep quickly. This morning he ate a little (thankfully because he is thin) and then had his first vet visit. It has been determined that his front left leg is fractured (most likely from a larger dog attack) and needs immediate surgery if there is any chance of saving it. Mason is also HW positive so following his surgery he will undergo treatment for this condition. Mason has a very long road ahead of him but we intend to see him through all of it as he is so deserving. With all that he has been through he still trusts both dogs and humans, that's the unconditional love that makes us want to see him happy! We keep telling him that the best part of his life is in front of him!!


For more information, contact my foster parents at: Lturner0409@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Mason click here.
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Samson
Texas
Samson (Sam)

Initial Bio 02/15/15: ​Sampson is a tiny 2.15 pound, nine year-old boy who was surrendered by his owner. Poor little guy has not had much socializing, so he arrived at foster mom's house with huge bravado! Apparently he lived on a farm and had a fair amount of time where he could run around outside. I shudder to think what his fate could have been. Sam had been with his people since he was a pup, and one of them passed away last year. The other is in hospice care now, and the family could not keep Sam due to a hectic household with young grandchildren. Sam was re-homed once, and that person was unable to keep him after six months. He's been here for a week now, and is settling nicely. He still wants to attack the shoes of anyone who comes to the door, but has learned that he's not in danger so he has mellowed some. Just yesterday he welcomed visitors without a bark. :-)

​Sam needs work with housebreaking, but he has learned that he needs to 'go' when taken outside, so we're working in the right direction.​ For obvious reasons, Sam cannot go to a home with young children. He's lovable and as cute as a button, but still a bit tentative. He's happy to be near you! Sam has a clean bill of health except for needing a dental desperately. He'll probably lose several teeth.

Adoption Pending

To date we've spent $0 on Samson (Sam)'s vet bills, but with your support we've collected $50.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: chbthomas@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Samson (Sam) click here.
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Yogi
Texas
Yogi

Yogi is a 5 pound, 3 year old Yorkie male being fostered in Houston, TX. Yogi is undergoing treatment for heartworm and will not be available for adoption until he is cleared of this parasite.

THANK YOU TO YOGI'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Sara Terry, Jennifer Hoppe, Katrina Hampton

Update 02/18/15: Yogi is still available for adoption, He has proven to be the best foster we have every had. He's so perfect. He is doing well with his HW treatment and is a perfect little gentleman.

If interested and you haven't done so already, you will need to fill out an application through www.uyr.us. Please answer every question. If you do so properly, the system will let you know your application was submitted. Please understand my last foster received over 200 inquiries and applications. Yogi is proving to be just as desirable for so many wonderful people and I have already received over 172+ applications and/or inquiries.

I may not be able to answer all of your questions individually right now. My best friend is literally dying as I am typing this. We are all volunteers and I am the only one responding to all of the inquiries and applications. Please be patient and considerate of my situation and I promise I will answer you all just as things are more settled with my BFF, Tami.

Thank you for your interest in Yogi, United Yorkie Rescue and for being understanding.

Becky Cohen

Foster Mommy for Yogi

Initial Bio 02/05/15: Yogi is a 5 1/2 lb., 3-4 year old male. He was soaking wet, matted and flea infested, and was found during the freezing rain we had a few days ago. He is the sweetest little boy and just wants to be held or sit in your lap. He is good with other small dogs and has very good manners, he's great on a leash, does well in the car, and such a quiet little boy. He is crate trained and we are working on his housebreaking. It will be easier once he's neutered. He LOVES his crate and goes in even if he is running around the living room.

He is HW+ and will be going through treatment. After he has recovered from the treatment, he will be neutered, get a dental and microchipped.


To date we've spent $589.52 on Yogi's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $50.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: sunnybunz14@gmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Yogi click here.
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Daphne

Ready for camping
Wisconsin
Daphne

THANK YOU TO DAPHNE'S RESCUE ANGELS!

Sandy Pagnotta, Amy Gill, Diana Shoykhetbrod, Michele Gonsalves, John Sauser, Michelle Lingle, LaVerne Dissmeyer, Patricia Lingen, Sandra Wendt, Christie Rider, Rosalie Tenorio, Paul Sherman, Diane Stout, Sandy Pagnotta, Stephanie and Behnaz Memarzadeh, Cynthia Duranti, Denise Brigham, Cheryl Helley, Amanda Fletcher, Julie Sczesniak, Nancy Carney, Carol Gostomski, Susan Kornatowski, Taffi Loving, Kimberly Golter, Sandra Wendt, Sherri White, Brittany Adams, Linda Vargas Robles, Bonnie Vaupel, Dixie Burbank, Denise Brigham, Irene and Peter Havas, Susan Gentry, Christie Rider, Diane Carter, Paul Sherman, Kitty Bradley, Alexis Ball, Stephanie Memarzadeh, Paul Sherman, Natalie LaBayen, Lois Forrester, Holly Stavis, Gina Caparimo, Brenda Hutto, Lori Adams, Lois Forrester, Noel Walter, Kelly Jones, Holly Stavis, Michelle Pannoni, Julie Sczesniak, Holly Stavis, Lori Stewart

Update 01/22/15: Daphne continues to hold her own. The main struggle for her is that he ammonia levels are still not regulated. We continue to try to balance her meds to find the right combination for her. In spite of the levels being too high, her behavior and quality of life remain very high. She enjoys squeaky toys so much that she has nearly destroyed all that we have! At this point, Daphne will not be available for adoption until her medical needs are met. It is our hope that she will be able to be adopted and have her own family at some point in the future. In the meantime, she is in desperate need of a dental as she has severe dental disease. In the meantime, we fill our time with squeaky toys, snuggles and no protein treats! Thanks for checking in!

Update 12/2/14: Daphne has basically been doing well. She is eating well and had a long stretch where she was running around and playing. It was looking like she might have been stable enough to finally have her dental done, however recently, she has not been eating as well and choosing not to engage. We are working on adjusting her medication again to see if we can find the right balance again for her that allows her to behave like a normal little dog. Daphne will go in for another ammonia level check to see how things are going for her and to make sure the ammonia levels are at a minimum. Because her liver shunt surgery failed, Daphne will need to be medically managed the rest of her life which will involve frequent adjustments to her medications, prescription food and ammonial level checks once a month. For now, it is our hope that the levels will remain in the normal range and that we can move forward with getting some of her bad teeth out!

Update 08/30/14: Daphne continues to hold her own. We can't seem to get the right combinations of medications to regulate her. She will have average ammonia levels one day and 3 days later be dangerously high. She is tired of all the blood draws and cries as soon as we get to the vet because she knows what is coming.... poor thing! Some good news is that she has put on some weight! I have not had to force feed her for a little bit now - it sure is nice to see her eat!! When Daphne is feeling good, she runs around the house trying to get the other dogs to play. She is a HUGE snuggler and would love nothing more than to sit with her person all day long! Daphne continues to sleep well and takes her medicine like a champ. It is our hope that once she is stable, she will be able to be adopted out to her own loving family who will spoil her rotten! When will she be ready? We don't know. In the meantime, she will continue to have all the tests and medical attention she needs to keep her on track. Thank you so much for reading about Daphne!

Update 08/15/14: Daphne is holding her own. She eats on her own about 50% of the time and is down to only 3 medicines that have to be given every 8 hours. Tuesday, she will have a bile acid check and another ammonia level check to see where she is. Neurologically, she seems to be doing ok. I do not see her condition worsening, however I would feel so much better if she would improve and stabilize a bit more! Because she is not considered "stable" yet, she will be going with me to a family member's wedding. We were fortunate enough to secure an RV so she can go with me and have all of her things with us. It is my hope that even though we are out of our normal environment, she will do well because there are many familiar things around her. Please keep her in your thoughts as stress tends to cause issues medically with some liver shunt dogs. I will update again in 2 days! Thanks for checking in!

Update 08/07/14: Tuesday, Daphne went in to have her ammonia levels checked since they were dangerously elevated not too long ago resulting in emergency care. The news we got today was not good. Her ammonia levels during emergency care was at 500 and down to 138 the follow day after spending the night at the hospital. Today, we learned that her ammonia level is back up to 285 which is dangerously high. It is suspected that the liver shunt surgery was not a success. She likely formed many new shunts to take the place of the large one that was attempted to be repaired. Although only an expensive scan can confirm this, the Dr.s do not feel like it is necessary since she is showing medically that the life saving surgery did not work for her. The only option for Daphne is to be medically managed through a controlled diet low in protein and several medications that need to be given several times throughout the day/night. Please send some positive thoughts for Daphne as we try to figure out the right balance of medications that will keep the ammonia levels in her brain at a manageable level quickly before she has any long lasting neurological damage. Thanks for checking in on her.

Update 07/31/14: Daphne came home late last night. Neurologically she is much better, but still has a ways to go. When Daphne entered the ER, her ammonia level was over 500 and after treatment it was down to 138. Although at 138 the ammonia level is still too high, the Vet felt that she could be medically managed and would be more comfortable at home. When I went to get her, I was happy to see her wiggle dance because when I took her in, she wasn't moving much at all. Today was full of medicine and LOTS of snuggling. She wanted to be held the majority of the day, so Miss Daphne got her wish! Thanks for thinking about her, we would not be able to help dogs like her if it weren't for people like you. Thank you!

Update 07/29/14: Daphne had a major set back last night. Around 10pm, she started getting very wobbly. She began walking funny and falling over. On our way to the after hours ER, it was obvious that she was having a lot of trouble controlling her body. Because she had just had her meds and a bit of Karo syrup - just in case it was connected to her blood sugar issues, I was fairly confident that the episode was bigger. They immediately took her blood sugar and determined as I suspected, it was fine. They then ran a blood panel and checked her ammonia level. The results came back quickly and showed that her ammonia level was over 500, the electrolytes were low and her potassium levels were concerning. By the time she was officially admitted, she could not see and was basically "in a coma" according to the vet. Through the night, they worked to get her levels corrected quickly to give her every chance possible to reverse the neurological issues they were seeing. I got an update at 2:30 that she really hadn't moved much and that they were continuing Laculose enemas to help bring the ammonia levels down in her blood. By my next call at 6, Daphne was up and walking around and eating a bit on her own. Her gait remains clumsy, but it was great news to hear that she had improved that much. Daphne will likely remain in Emergency Care until tomorrow so they are able to keep her IV treatments going and to ensure that she is stable enough to continue the slow process of recovery at home. Please keep Daphne in your thoughts today and thank you for your support.

Update 07/23/14: Daphne has had a little set back. Over the weekend she wasn't acting right. Monday brought vomiting and diarrhea and then a trip to the vet. They took several X-rays and concluded what I had feared, that she had eaten some of the plastic on her pee pad and it was causing her problems. Daphne spent the rest of the day with the vet being observed and getting fluids. The plan is to see if she improved over the next day. If not, she would need to go back in and have the plastic removed from her stomach. It is Wednesday and so far so good. Although I haven't seen any of the plastic, she is now eating well without vomiting. We are hoping tomorrow will bring more good news.

Update 07/15/14: Daphne is recovering from her extensive surgery well. Her incision looks great so she will be getting her 20 staples out this Thursday. Although we will not know for a while if the surgery was a success, we did get wonderful news...the results of her tests came back. The culture to check for infection came back clean and her liver biopsy results show the only issue going on with Daphne was the liver shunt. This is fantastic news. We never thought there were more conditions to worry about, but United Yorkie Rescue is very careful to have our dogs checked out thoroughly. Thanks for checking in!

Update 07/04/14: Daphne had a large shunt on which the surgeon put on an ameroid constrictor. The bladder stones were much smaller as a result of proper medicaion. They were more like grit so the surgeon was able to squeeze her bladder and express the stones out through her urethra rather than having to physically go in and remove them. Her bladder was then flushed out and a culture was taken to test for any possible signs of bacteria left behind. They also took a biopsy of her liver - we should have the results back in the next few days. Because things were going smoothly, they were also able to spay her at the same time.

The concerns now are that the vessels are so tiny in her liver and that those vessels will not be able to handle the blood flow and that once the blood is re-routed through them, new shunts will form. Only time will tell...Her body temperature was cold so they had her in an incubator where there were warm air blowers and warming blankets to help her temperature regulate. After surgery, her red blood cells were low and there was talk about her needing a possible blood and plasma transfusion. Her blood sugars were high after surgery, but that was expected.

Last night, Daphne was up and down. She was not doing well, so the decision was made to go ahead with the blood and plasma transfusion. With her body being so fragile after 3.5 of not having the right diet or having her medical needs met, she is having a rough time post-surgery. There was hope that Daphne would come home today, however she is not well enough. Our hope is that she rallys today and can come home over the weekend to begin her long slow recovery.

How can you help? We knew that the liver shunt surgery was going to be expensive. United Yorkie Rescue does everything in its power to give dogs a chance at life, so the decision to go ahead with the blood and plasma transfusion was an easy one. Daphne needed it to live so she got it. Any donations are greatly appreciated as are your continued prayers and support for this special little girl.

Update 07/03/14: Daphne is out of surgery and is in critical but stable condition. They were able to do the shunt surgery and only time and a lot of good luck will tell whether it is a success. The other vessels are so tiny that there is some concern that they will not be able to handle the blood flow. Keep sending her positive thoughts as she enters the healing phase. Because Daphne tolerated the surgery well, they decided not only to spay her, but they were arable to remove the bladder stones easily as the meds worked and they had quite reduced in size. Daphne has a long road ahead of her before she can be adopted out. For now, she will be resting and getting stronger. If you are able to contribute to her care, she would much appreciate it. Any amount is a blessing! Stay tuned for updates...

Update 07/02/14: Daphne will see the surgeon first thing tomorrow morning. If all goes well, she could be in surgery as early as tomorrow afternoon. Please keep Daphne in your prayers as she heads into this life changing surgery. Stay tuned!

Update 06/29/14: Daphne is doing very well. A big thanks to everyone who has sent well wishes, donations, and suggestions to get her eating consistently. She is getting close to the strength we want her before surgery. Right now we are in the final stages of working with the surgeon to determine the best time line for a successful surgery. We are thinking that her surgery will be in the next few weeks. In the meantime, she continues to be my snuggle buddy! At this point, I am leaning toward finding a home for Daphne where someone is home most if not all of the day. Because of her blood sugar issues, it is very important that she eats several small meals during the day and is monitored for low blood sugar. Well, those decisions are a ways off at this point. Right now we are trying to focus on getting her in the best possible condition for surgery. Thanks again for your continued support!

Update 06/12/14: Daphne is holding her own. Although she is not willing to eat on her own, I have been able to get enough food in her to allow her to actually gain some much needed weight. Daphne will require a life-saving expensive surgery very soon, without it, she would not be able to survive. It is crucial that she regain as much strength as she can so she is in the best shape possible for her surgery. At this time, we do not have an exact date, but have been told it should be before the end of June. Thank you for checking in on this special little girl!

Update 06/07/14: Daphne's day today was not as good. She did not eat on her own today, I had to syringe feed her. The good news for today is that I did take her in to be weighed and she is up a bit from 2.4. Tonight we struggled with keeping anything down. I hope things settle down for her tonight.

Update 06/04/14: Wednesday June 3, Daphne had a great night last night. She ate well own her own at 10 pm and again at 2am. She slept on my pillow the rest of the night greeting me with a big LOUD stretch at 6! We then got up and she ate a huge breakfast on her own and then we spent a few hours rocking in a chair on the porch. Although she is having a good stretch, I am well aware each hour could be different until she is stabilized after surgery. In the meantime, we will enjoy and celebrate each step forward! Stay tuned!

6/1/14: Daphne came home from the hospital yesterday. She is still very sick, but at a good point where they think with her cooperation, she will do well during the 2 week time she was given to become a better candidate for successful surgery. Daphne's main problem is that she is not eating. The Vets at the University Hospital in Madison, WI said that she is no longer on any specific diet. She is to be offered anything and everything to try and get some weight on her. Because of her drastic weight loss over the last few weeks, she has become quite weak. She was at 3.8lbs and is now 2.4. With some luck, we will get her weight headed the right direction. For now, she is being offered A/D and sweet potatoes. Last night, she ate 2 pieces of mango - she does love her fruit! I only wish fruit was higher in calories!! As always, please keep little Daphne in your prayers. She has a long, hard, expensive road ahead of her. Thank you for checking in on this little girl!


To date we've spent $6569.03 on Daphne's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $2966.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: shellylampe@hotmail.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Daphne click here.
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Peanut
Wisconsin
Peanut

BIO Updated 6/27/2014

Hi Peanut is my name and I'm looking to adopt a new owner. Don't let the name Peanut fool you as I'm a healthy 14.9 lb. 3 year old smart and self -assured Yorkie mixed girl looking for a new owner. I have a hardy appetite and love to go for long walks. You can rough it up with me when we play. I like nothing better than to have my foster mom throw my toys so I can run and fetch them. And there's nothing like a good tug of war with my pull toy. Although soft toys are out of the question as I like to shred them up. I can't help myself when it comes to plastic bags or paper left laying around or in my reach I just have to shred them up to bits too. I guess I'm into recycling but I am learning and trying to curb my enthusiasm. I don't like to be penned up or put in a crate either I'm just too outgoing for that. Another habit that I'm working on is to stop licking the bottom half of doors I think it might be like nail biting in humans. Don't ask why I do that it's just a habit I picked up along the way. I am working on trying to stop though. I try and be a good girl and go outside when it potty time but sometimes I have accidents. My foster mom said I'm getting better at it though. I'm good around other dogs and children and I love to sleep in bed at night with my foster mom. I also like to nap on any available human lap or snuggle up next to a human body but please don't move your feet to fast and startle me if I'm sleeping cause I've been known to nip. So if your a human looking for exercise and some mental stimulation then I'm the gal for you.


To date we've spent $0 on Peanut's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $0 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: debra.ross@usbank.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Peanut click here.
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Pippi
Wisconsin
Pippi

Pippi is a 3.1 pound, beautiful little Yorkie girl who turns one on Feb 14, 2015. She is a Valentine baby! Pippi is being fostered in Sheboygan, WI

THANK YOU TO PIPPI'S RESCUE ANGELS!

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Update 2/10/15: Pippi loves to cuddle with you, but give her a few days to trust. The same goes when picking her up. Pippi is great with other dogs, is good with my 9 year old grandson, and is also very good around men. Cats I'm not sure of, but given her personality, she would probably want to play.

She is potty pad trained, but it will take about 1 week for her to start using it in a new home. She also lets me know when she needs to go outside. She will stand by the door, stop eating her food and walk away, or just keep looking at me.

She loves to sleep in bed with us and will sleep all night. First thing in the morning is to let her outside.

Pippi was diagnosed with a possible Liver Shunt, and her very loving & caring owner wanted to give Pippi the best, so with much sadness she surrendered her to UYR.

What makes Pippi's case difficult is that she does not have any clinical signs of the most common, Portal Systemic Shunt. She does have elevated post prandial biles acids & an elevated ALT, but not to the point where you can definitely say it's a portal shunt. This is what makes her situation complicated.

There are two ways to proceed...while she is having her spay, a liver biopsy can be taken. This would either confirm, or eliminate any other liver malfunctions.

One that is also seen in yorkies is Microvascular Dysplasia. This would be diagnosed by doing a liver biopsy. This liver defect consists of many small shunts running all through the liver. It can not be surgically fixed, but it can be managed with medication and a special diet.

The other test that may or may not need to be done is called a scintigraphy. This would need to be done, if a liver biopsy doesn't show Microvascular Dysplasia or another liver abnormality.

Pippi also has approximately 9 baby teeth that need to come out at the time of her spay and biopsy.


To date we've spent $91.00 on Pippi's vet bills, but with your support we've collected $50.00 in donations.
Please donate!

For more information, contact my foster parents at: wendys4yorkies@yahoo.com.

To fill out the adoption application for Pippi click here.
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