Yorkies Inc
A New England based agency specializing in re-homing, adoption and rescue of Yorkshire Terriers...


Our Available Pups...


A note about our adoption donations...

*Adoption donations are based on but not limited to: health, age, and sex of the pup. Adoption donations range from $50.-$900. You may ask "Why would you charge an adoption fee? Why not just place in a good home?" The answer is: because we rely heavily on these adoption fees in order to be able to take in ALL Yorkies in need. A young, healthy dog may cost us $250-500 in vet care, and have many homes interested in adopting him/her. An older or sick yorkie, or one with health issues can easily cost $500-1500+ in veterinary expenses. He/she may require months of foster care for rehabilitation or expensive surgery; yet we can only ask a minimal adoption fee. Often times these are also the same dogs that don't receive as many inquires for adopting. Please keep in mind that the adoption donations of younger, healthy dogs help defray the higher costs of the veterinary care of older, injured or sick dogs. We hope that people looking to adopt through Yorkies Inc. are willing to give an opportunity for a better life to ALL of our dogs by supporting them through adoption fees. We are a non-profit organization. Without these adoption donations we would not have the funding to take in all yorkies in need. Yorkies Inc. completely vets every dog we take in. All dogs are groomed given a complete exam and brought up to date on all vaccines. They are also given a dental cleanings, spayed/neutered, heartworm tested and any medical needs and needed surgeries are met before placement.  We are only interested in loving responsible homes that are willing to commit to the care and up keep of the pup for a lifetime. If you are not willing to pay the adoption donation now you are likely not to pay for quality food or to see to the pups health care needs in the future. Remember we are looking for our pups to become family members and cherished companions not a convenient impulse purchase. If you are only looking into "rescue" as a way to save money or "don't want to pay breeder prices" please check your local shelters. They are able to adopt out much cheaper as they are often state and/or federally funded and have vets on staff.



 If interested in adopting with Yorkies Inc please submit an adoption application. We always go to applications already on file when dogs become available. Thank you so much for considering adoption!






Harper
Help needed!

This has been one very busy month! We received yet another emergency plea...this time for a very sick 14 week old female Yorkie pup. Her post Bile Acids test is up over 200! It's highly likely she has a liver shunt! We got her right into our Vet and on a low protein diet and three meds to help her liver work more efficiently prior to surgery. The plan is for her to get an ultrasound on Thursday and go right into surgery once the shunt has been found. Vetting will be over 3000. We have taken a major hit to our funds in recent weeks. Please consider making a donation to Harper's life saving surgery. All "Friends" will be listed. Please also jkeep her in your thoughts and prayers!
Update: It was confirmed through an Ultrasound that Harper does have a Liver shunt. However, this is not the typical Yorkie shunt which is normally an extra Hepatic....Harper shunt runs insider her liver or Intra Hepatic making it more difficult to get at. This means it requires better imaging with a CT Scan. The surgeon would also like to see her get a bit bigger before doing the surgery. She is doing well right now being medically managed with diet and meds. so the plan is to do the CT scan in about 3-4 weeks.

Harper resting after ultrasound

Friends of "Harper"
$850.00
 
Marvin & Kreen Reckart
Resa Porter
Jean Asadoorian
Nancy Sullas ~ in Memory of darling Mika
Lindsey Srinivas
Kim's Grooming
Eric & Karen Kittell
Richard Rosenstein & Jody Abrams
Cookie Kirwin
Janet Rochlin
Nancy McCormick
Jill Garvey
Victoria Wilbur
Merri McNeil
Harriet Stich
Brendan Barucci
Brooke Seliger
Eileen Moss
Vanessa Connolly

CoCo



Meet CoCo! This tiny 4.8lb female is packed with personality! She is 8yo and all up to date with vaccines, heartworm and Lyme negative and micro chipped. She also just had a dental cleaning and is ready for her new home.  She is the typical Diva Princess Yorkie!:) Coco loves attention and will do ok with small dogs as long as they let her be in charge. She recently lost her male yorkie companion and her previous home felt she needed more attention, and had gotten depressed alone. We are seeing that she prefers human adult attention. She is fearful of children. She is house trained to a pee pad or will go outside if taken out. If you work from home or part time or are retired and want a constant companion CoCo is your girl! If interested in adopting please submit an application.
 

Skeeter

We just received yet another urgent Plea! This time a little Yorkie has been hit by a car! The Vet hospital asked if we would assume responsibility for his care. His owners no longer wanted him and had surrendered him to the hospital. Of course we said we'd take him. We will update and add pictures as soon as we know more. Please help us help Skeeter!
11/8/17: Skeeter a 5yo 8-9lb male Yorkie has some contusions to his lungs, a fractured rib and a dislocated right hip. Vets tried to put the hip joint back in place but after 24 hrs it was dislocated again. He is going to need an FHO surgery of that hip. He is otherwise a very lucky little guy and should make a full recovery. Our prayers are answered. We are hoping you can help us help Skeeter recover!
11/26/17: Skeeter has had the FHO surgery and is doing well! He has to have exercises done daily to keep the hip flexible. He is a love of a pup and is house trained! He will be ready for adoption in a couple weeks. 

Friends of "Skeeter"
$ 690.00 raised
 
Janet Shiels
Marvin & Kreen Reckart
Merri McNeil
Gilda Buckley
Janet Rochlin
Dr. Nate Daniels
Resa Porter
Ramona Bedard
Joanne Utrera
Eric Kittell
Deb Pollina
Jill Garvey
LeeAnn Christ
Barbara Lillibridge
Deb Giorgio
Eileen Moss
Cookie Kirwin
Carol Ieronimo
Richard Rosenstein & Jody Abrams
Jean Asadorian

Benny

Help needed!



Benny came to us as an urgent plea. Benny is a 5yo 10lbs male Yorkie who was suffering with seizures and possible Liver shunt. His previous owner could no longer provide for his care. He had not received any diagnostic testing and had been placed on a very strong barbiturate! We took him in and immediately headed to Tufts where we have started diagnostic testing. As of right now it appears he does not have a liver shunt. His Bile Acid test was normal. He is being weaned of the Phenobarbital for seizures and over to Keppra which is milder on his tiny system. He is also on a low protein diet to ease the work of his liver. The liver does look enlarged right now so further testing will be needed once we have him completely weaned. He is doing well with the transition. He will need some further testing...If you can help with a donation to his care we would appreciate it. Your name will be listed as  a friend to Benny.
11/26/2017: Benny is off the Phenobarbital completely and we are seeing a different dog! He is much more responsive and we aren't seeing nearly the neurological deficits we saw when he first arrived.  We aren't even sure the small episodes he's having are true seizures. His personality is now showing through and this pup couldn't get any more loving or attentive. Loves to follow you everywhere. Will snuggle for hours. He is very quiet and is house trained! Our vet has asked us to watch him for another couple weeks and then we will reevaluate.

 

Friends of "Benny"
$ 620.00 raised
 
Janet Rochlin
Resa Porter
Marvin & Kreen Reckart
Eric Kittell
Richard Rosenstein & Jody Abrams
Lynne Raney
Deborah Giorgio
Jill Garvey
Barbara Lillibridge
Kim Condon ~  Merry Christmas from Wally, Jackson & Nora
Deb Giorgio
Eileen Moss
Cookie Kirwin
Lauren Atinsky
Carol Ieronimo


Yara & Tootie

(bonded pair)

Meet Yara & Tootie! Both are  adorable  5yo female Yorkies just retired from their show breeder home after their last litters. They each weigh aprox. 6lbs. Both are now fully vetted: spayed, dental cleaning all vaccines and heart worm and lyme tested. And they have also been micro chipped. They are both using the pee pad or will go outside if taken frequently. These two are loving a fenced yard to romp and explore. They also love sleeping together and snuggling with their people.  They do well with other small dogs or would be very happy to be just a pair. If interested in adopting these two darlings please submit an application.
 

Peanut

Peanut is the smallest pup in the litter that found their way to us. He was left with a natural tail as he was too small to dock it. We think he likes sporting the extra length and it makes up for his "peanut" size. We expect him to be aprox 4-5lbs full grown. He loves giving kisses and playing then playing some more. He is 13 weeks old and healthy we will be having him neutered in a few weeks and he will be ready for his new home after that. If interested please submit an application.
             
 

Hazelnut

  

Hazelnut is the female in the "nut" family and 13 weeks old. Hazel is fun and sweet and a bit mischievous. We expect her to weight about 5-6lbs full grown. She is healthy and will be available for adoption after being spayed in a few weeks. If interested please submit an application. 
 

Walnut

 

Walnut is the biggest and most laid back in the litter. He's so sweet and loves to be cuddled but put him down and watch him play with the others as well! He's healthy and will be able 5-6lbs full grown. Wally will be ready for adoption after being neutered in a few weeks. If interested in adopting please submit an application.

 

 Cashew
bonded with Macadamia
           
   

Meet Cashew! This cutie is the father to the above litter! He's about 4.5lbs and is just 4yo. He was retired from his show breeder as she has been ill and decided to retire. He loves people and attention...a happy boy. He is healthy and fully vetted and ready for his new home. Cash does well with other pups his size. If interested please submit an application.
Update: Cashew is doing great and is loving his new bed and freedom! He loves going outside but also likes being by the fire! We have seen that he is also pretty playful and is smitten by Mia. He'd do well being placed with her as a bonded pair or another playful pup his size already in the home.

 

Macadamia
Bonded with Cashew

Meet Macadamia or Mia as we are calling her! This gorgeous young lady is the mom to the above litter and is such a sweetie! She's turning 4 yo next moth and weighs about 6lbs. She has a beautiful silky coat and a gentle way about her. She is fully vetted and healthy and ready for her new home. She does well with other dogs her size. If interested please submit an application.
Update: Mia loves her new life as a pet and companion! Loves doggie beds and toys...and her Cashew! She'd do best placed as a bonded pair with him or with another playful pup already in the home.

 

Bentley

We got a desperate plea to help this little guy! He's been diagnosed with a Liver shunt. We took him in to our vet right away and the single extra hepatic shunt was confirmed with ultrasound. A single shunt is repairable but he's going to need an expensive surgery, estimated at $3800-4200. He is on three different medications and a special low protein diet to  keep him stable while he awaits surgery, and he's doing well. Please keep him in your prayers and consider donated to help us save this little guy. All donators will be listed as Friends to Bentley. Thank you
Update" 10/29/17: Bentley's surgery was a complete success! He is home and doing wonderful! He is only on one medication for another two weeks and a low protein diet for the next month! He should be ready for his new home around Thanksgiving! If interested in adopting please submit an application.

Friends of "Bentley"
$ 2200.00 raised

Janet Rochlin
Rich Rosenstein & Jody Abrams
Dean Santoro
Resa Porter
Brenda & Walter Bissonette-Cwiek & "Sasha & Mollie"
Kent Thomas
Marvin & Kreen Reckart

Debbie Pollina & Brian White
Cookie Rietveld-Kirwan
Nazi Masoum
Stanbridge College
Barbara Smith
Robin Gibbs
Brooke Seliger
Eric & Karen Kittell
Deb Hotchkiss
Michael Vincent
Eileen Moss
Merri McNeil
Laura Sanchez
Joanna Burns ~ "in loving memory of Julia Burns"
Janice Meehan
LeeAnn Christ
Ron & Donna Smith
Deborah Giorgio
Florence Demers
Rachel Minotti
Carol Ieronimo
Kimberly Swan
Jill Garvey

Angel


 

Angel is a 9yo female Yorkie who's in need of a new home. Her Mom is sick and can no longer care for her. Angel weighs about 12lbs and is a loving girl who is use to having someone home with her. She would do best to continue with that type of situation as she can have some anxiety if left alone too long. She is afraid of lightening/thunderstorms and fireworks.  She is also use to being an only and she'll pick and chose if she likes another dog or not. A bigger dog may be fine. Fenced yard is preferred. If interested in adopting Angel please submit an application.

 

Maui



Maui is an adorable 14 week old male Yorkie puppy who came into Yorkies Inc due to a heart condition. Maui went to the cardiologist for diagnostics at Tufts University if Grafton and was diagnosed with PDA a heart condition due to a duct not fully closing This causes the heart to work too hard and the blood not to flow properly. He now needs surgery in order to close the duct and to prevent future heart failure. Due to his heart already working so hard at such a young age,  it has been advised that we have surgery as soon as possible to correct the problem in order to prevent future damage to his little heart. If you would like to become a friend to "Maui" and help with his surgery please use the PayPal button below. All Friends will be posted. Thank you (stay updated on these three on our Facebook page!)
 

8/17 Maui had heart surgery and is recovering nicely. He will need to go back to the vets in a few months  for a re-check and to be neutered.
 
9/17 Maui is now 5 months old and continues to do great. He  will be going back to Tufts in the middle of October for a re-check with the plan to be neutered as long as all goes well. 
Friends of "Maui"
$2255.00 raised
Maui's vetting has been paid! Thank you to all who donated!


Eric & Karen Kittell
Janice Crawford Ochtera
Resa Porter
Nicola Stanley
Lori Lannon
Jill Garvey
Richard Rosenstein & Jody Abrams
Janet Rochlin-Germanton
Kim Condon
Harriet Stich
Christine Corcoran
Eileen Moss
Stanbridge College
Nazi Masoum
Shana Shields
Stephen & Judy Glass
Kevin & Cathy-Lu Ortega in memory of "Lady"
Debra Lucey
Eric & Karen Kittell
Ron & Kathy Cherkasly
Lynne Raney
Kent Thomas
Debra Vogt
David Pelletier
Nicole Birdwell
Leigh Burroughs
Deborah Giorgio
Mark Seliger
Janice Crawford Octera
Theresa Monahan
Carol Ieronimo
Edward Raney
Diane Leal
Kimberly Swan
Bob & Judy DeMoura
Rachel Anderson
Shirley Geis
Cathy Jameson & Darlene Belle-Isle
Janet Eosco
Bill & Debbe Seniw & "Maxi", "Cinnamon" & "Smidgin"
Sue Dexter
Rebecca Parris
Joanna Burns "In Memory of Julia Burns"
Carole Budrick
Maureen & Gary  Andrews
Brenda & Walter Bissonette-Cwiek & "Sasha & Mollie"
Susan Ridge
Blueberry Hill Homestead
Patti DeMello ~ In memory of Dora Przymierski
J.T. McNeil
Nancy Holt
Glenda Rothberg
Grace Goggin
Nilsy Gonzalez
 

Pearl

Pearl is a sweet and beautiful  14 week female old Yorkie puppy who came into Yorkies Inc due to a heart condition, Pearl went to the cardiologist at Tufts University and was diagnosed with PDA a heart condition due to a duct not fully closing at birth This causes the heart to work too hard and the blood not to flow properly. She now needs surgery in order to close the duct and to prevent future heart failure. Because Pearl's little heart is already working too hard the cardiology team has advised us to have surgery as soon as possible so we can correct the problem and Pearl can begin to live a normal life. These surgeries will be expensive...you can help us with a donation and become a "Friend" to Pearl! Please use PayPal button below...all friends will be posted. (stay updated on these three on our Facebook page!)

8/17 Pearl had heart surgery and is recovering nicely. Se will need to go back to the vets in a few months for a re-check and to be spayed.
 
9/17 Pearl is now 5 months old and continues to do great. She will be going back to Tufts in the middle of October for a re-check with the plan to be spayed.
Friends of "Pearl"
 
$2600.00 raised
Pearl's vetting has been paid! Thank you to all who donated!


Kathy Greene & Linda Quintiliani
Eric & Karen Kittell
Janice Crawford Ochtera
Resa Porter
YNot Fashion
Cynthia Reed
Lisa Byrne
Jill Garvey
Richard Rosenstein & Jody Abrams
Janet Shiels

Janet Rochlin-Germanton
Eileen Moss
Stanbridge College
Nazi Masoum
Stephen & Judy Glass
Deborah Hotchkiss
Kevin & Cathy-Lu Ortega in memory of "Lady"
Debra Lucey
Eric & Karen Kittell
Ron & Kathy Cherkasly
Kent Thomas
David Pelletier
Nicole Birdwell
Cookie Kirwan
Merri McNeil
Leigh Burroughs
Kim Condon
Deborah Giorgio
LeeAnn Christ
Mark Seliger
Carol Ieronimo
Cheryl Norato
Diane Leal
Kimberly Swan
Bob & Judy DeMoura
Margaret Ross-Fitzgibbons
Shirley Geis
Sherry & Susan Chauvin
Cathy Jameson & Darlene Belle-Isle
Janet Eosco
Bill & Debbe Seniw & "Maxi", "Cinnamon" & "Smidgin"
Sue Dexter
Joanna Burns "In Memory of Julia Burns"
Carole Budrick
Maureen & Gary Andrews

Brenda & Walter Bissonette-Cwiek & "Sasha & Mollie"
Chantel Watkins
Janice Beaman
Blueberry Hill Homestead
Kathy Perry
Karen Lee
J.T. McNeil
Jacqueline McKenna
Nancy Holt
Grace Goggin
Kathy Johnson

 

Tinsel



Meet Tinsel! Tinsel is a very sweet Yorkie estimated to be about 10 years old. Tinsel was turned into a shelter as a stray in very bad condition. He was so matted, he needed to be sedated in order to be be groomed. While we do not know his story it is obvious that he has been severly neglected the last few years of his life. We also know that this is all about to change as Tinsel is now with Yorkies Inc in a loving foster home getting all the love and attention he deserves with the plan to find his new loving forever home to continue giving him the life he deserves. Tinsel is already beginning to trust again, wagging his tail, greeting you at the door, coming over and putting his front legs on you wanting to be picked up and patted. He just loves cuddling on your lap and will curl right in. If he had his choice he would be in your lap all day and night long!! He still is wary of you invading his space, such as when he is sleeping in a dog bed, but if you wait for him to come out of his bed you can easily pick him up. He also enjoys going for walks and riding in the car. Tinsel has a cataract in one eye, which we will be having looked at by a specialist. Tinsel has been vetted including a neuter, dental, vaccines and HW testing and received a clean bill of health. If you have room in your heart for a sweet little guy who needs a new start on life please fill out an application. Any questions you can write to kerri@yorkiesinc.com

3/28/16 Update: Tinsel went to the eye doctor and due to the cataract being mature he is not a candidate for cataract surgery. He however will be having surgery to fix his eye lid and remove extra eye lashes which is causing his eye to leak. This surgery will be April 6th.

4/18/16 Update: Surgery went well and his eye is no longer leaking. Tinsel is now ready for his new home. If interested in being Tinsel's new person please submit an application.

2/21/17 Tinsel Update: While being groomed a large lump was discovered on Tinsel near his tail. We immediately brought Tinsel to the vets and it was determined that Tinsel had a perineal hernia. Due to how large and fast the hernia appeared and the complications that can occur Tinsel was scheduled for surgery as soon as possible at Tufts.
 
2/24/17 Tinsel had his hernia surgery at Tufts and is recovering nicely in his foster home. His surgeon felt that the surgery went smoothly and that it was a success. Please consider making a donation to help with this unexpected medical expense. All friends of Tinsel will be listed below. Thank you!
 

Friends of "Tinsel"

Vet Bill Paid! Thank you!
$515.00 raised

Eric & Karen Kittell & "Kandy"
Resa Porter

Patti DeMello
Agnes Elises-Persson
Jill Garvey
Deb Giorgio
Brenda & Walter Bissonette-Cwiek & "Sasha & Mollie"
Lisa Hermenau
Eileen Moss
Eric & Karen Kittell
In Memory of "Tobi"
Jessica Roberts
Nancy Holt
Eric & Karen Kittell
Ron & Donna Smith
Marianne Valente
Ruth "Cookie" Kirwan
Rebecca Hartnett

 


Polka Dot

                                

Meet Polka Dot a 1yo tiny female Yorkie who is just adorable. Polka Dot was born with a deformity in her rib cage on her left side. We have had her seen by a specialist who feels that as long as she is placed in the right situation this should not cause her any serious issues. Of course she is more fragile but that would be the case given her size of under 3lbs anyway. Our vet suggested keeping her in a coat or sweater during cooler months and a harness type vest for walks and playing. She is a playful sweet little girl and is healthy and happy and typical yorkie in every other way. We would like her with another tiny pup. We will not be placing her with dogs over 5lbs or any children in the home and will be extra protective about her placement for very obvious reasons. She is house trained for a pee pad or will go outside when taken. She is spayed, micro-chipped and up to date on all vaccines. Her retained puppy teeth were also removed. If you are interested in adopting please submit an adoption application. Any questions please email Cathie@yorkiesinc.com
2/6/2016: Polka Dot has been "off" for the last few months and we have been exploring many different possibilities for this. She had a case of Giardia and a low B12 but after that was treated the problems didn't resolve. She often shook for no apparent reason... we weren't sure if it was pain, cold, or something else.  We tested with a blood work and ultrasound to be sure she didn't have a Liver Shunt. Both showed negative. Then in just the past month we started seeing more...she'd seem unstable in her footing. She'd sometimes seem just like a clumsy pup but other times we could see it wasn't a normal gait. We brought her in to be seen my the Neurologist and Xrays showed this little girl also has an AAI luxation just like Pixie! She has been splinted to be sure she's protected from getting any worse. She is doing ok but will live her life in the neck brace/splint for her protection and safety. This now makes her much more of a special needs pup. Anyone considering adopting must understand the brace can not be removed and this will require more trips to the vet for changing and rechecks.  No homes with children, or dogs larger then 5-6lbs will be considered. Experienced home with ideal Vet references a must.

Patti DeMello in memory of "Pebbles"
 


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 Liver Shunt is a condition that we see far too often in Yorkies and Maltese pups. Because of this we felt we should give you all more background on this dreadful condition that is become more prevalent in our beloved breeds. Below is a link to some success stories including Bella who came into Yorkies Inc in early February 2006. She is now known as "Paisley" Please take the time to read her story and that of the other Liver Shunt Survivors. Through this link you can also find other links for more info on Liver Shunt's and what it means to the pup and the owner. We'd like to thank a good friend Stephen Glass for featuring Paisley and getting the word out about Liver shunts.  

founder Yorkies Inc.,

Cathie Cyr

Paisley/Liverhttp://livershunt.net/ Shunt

"Saving the life of one dog may not change the world, but the world will surely change for that one dog"


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