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Rescue & Adoption of Mini Yorkies (Teacup Yorkies)

Below we have advice on the rescue or adoption of a teacup Yorkie, mini Yorkie or miniature Yorkshire Terrier.

Can you find a tiny Yorkie in rescue? Yes, you can. In fact, with the recent celebrity craze of handbag dogs settling down, many tiny dogs are being given up. The poor little dogs are leftover from a fashion trend.

The adoption of rescue dogs is becoming more widespread and easier. With social networking, and the broad base of Internet access, unwanted dogs are reaching new audiences. It is becoming increasingly popular for people to travel miles to meet a needy dog.

The teacup Yorkie does occasionally end up in rescue, but not as frequently as a standard sized Yorkie, though.

If you want to look for a rescue Yorkie, then you can be certain that you will not regret it. There is something special in a rescued dog’s eyes. I only ever bring a dog home from rescue, and it has always been rewarding.

To find a local rescue that specializes in the Yorkie, it is worth first contacting a national rescue or the Kennel Club.

All breed rescues should be able to help, though they do have waiting lists for some breeds and the Yorkie is a very popular dog.

It is important, though, to keep in mind that if you rescue a teacup Yorkie, he may not be the healthiest of the breed, but then no dog’s health can be 100% guaranteed. It will be as big a risk buying a dog from classifieds.

A great rescue center will only rehome a Yorkie when he has had full vaccinations and parasite treatment, a health check, a behavior assessment and to a vetted home.

Foster home and website-based rescues are common; the Internet also makes this possible. Organized by volunteer foster caregivers, drivers and coordinators, the satellite rehoming center is great for dogs.

Shelters and dog pounds often regularly pass unwanted dogs over to this type of rescue for assessment and rehoming. This is ideal as the dog is seen and tested in a domestic situation and does not have to live in kennels whilst looking for a home.

US National Rescue Centers

www.humanesociety.org

UK National Rescue Centers

www.dogstrust.org.uk

www.bluecross.org.uk

www.rspca.org.uk

Comments

  1. Grasiela Lara says:

    Hi.
    I was looking to adopted any gender teacup Yorkie.
    I love animals I have two cats and one female dog she a mixed breed.
    I’m looking to adopted and too add to my little family.
    If you have any available please contact me at lara_grasiela@yahoo.com

  2. I looking for a set of micro teacup yorkie I would like to have a girl n a boy . I’m wanting to give one to gran ddaughters for xmas

  3. Helen Ciulla says:

    I would very much love to have a teacup Yorkie. I have recently retired & am on disability. I have had a Yorkie years ago, but he died. My friends suggested I contact a rescue..This one would go everywhere with me, I now have more time to share. I know they’re expense, but maybe I can find one at a very reasonable price.

  4. Lise Lacasse says:

    Just recently lost my little rescue teacup yorkie. Would like another baby to fill my lonely heart with another young teacup yorkie, or chihuahua, or teacup poodle. Please help me find a new reason to live.

  5. Brenda Gragg says:

    Hello, my husband and I are both retired.He recently has had some serious health problems, I think a dog would be the perfect answer to his depression we lost our little maltese he was 16 yrs old.I think he needs another little miracle to fill that void. we are not wealthy people but we havwe the means to take on another dog.if you need my vets reference you can contact her (Dr. Rebecca Whisnant) at 828-754-4545 at caldwell animal hospital here in Lenoir NC Please consider us to be the perfect parents to a new little miracle.
    God bless you for the work you do.I hope to speak with you soon. Sincerely, Brenda Gragg

  6. Gloria Adam says:

    Hi there i am looking for a small yorkie pup if possible i live in arbroath scotland my email is glomouse@outlook.com

  7. Hi there 🤗
    I’m looking for a toy teacup yorkie for myself for a possible emotional therapy dog. I’ve had cancer twice and health issues all my life. I would love to pay for this type of dog and it’s training but with all the medical treatments I go through I know that I’m unable to. I haven’t been able to look or get a job in over a year since I’ve gotten my Associates Degree in Business but I have a stable housing condition that I have and will maintain. All I would need help with is finding a dog, training and possibly some small financing for this therapy dog to help me to become better myself and to be able to contribute to my community. At 40(in February) Years old I’m too young to be getting disability and quite frankly I’m not ready to give up yet✨Please help 🤗💫

  8. I am ten and looking for a female yorkie puppy for free if willing to help me contact me thanks

  9. Eva Hartman says:

    My husband and I have always adopted rescue adult to senior small doggies. They are so loving, giving, and welcomes love and hugs. We have raised only one from puppyhood, a small poodle that lived to be 14 years old. When he passed. we decided to look into rescues because we were up in years, and felt we could give the love and caring the little rescues needed. We’ve NEVER regretted our decision. We would love to welcome a very small adult or senior rescue. It can get lonely without the little doggy paws following us around and sitting on our lap.

  10. June Medlin says:

    So excited to try and adopt a small, teacup, miniature fremale baby, young or an adult 2,3,4 yrs old.
    I have empty nest syndrome as my kids have moved out or gotten married I need a sweet loveable animal who needs to be loved because I have some much to give. With your help I no we can do this.
    Thank you for your attention in this matter

    June Medlin

  11. Looking to adopt a Yorkshire terrier puppy contact at (302) 400-4159 or email mikaroyes101@gmail.com

  12. Betty Graves says:

    I am looking to adopt a yorkie puppy cheap, I had a yorkie and was in hospital not expexted to live for 30 days in ICU and some one stole my baby from my son”s house during that time.

  13. Sarah Pemberton says:

    I’m looking to adopt an older small yorkie, I no longer work due to health reasons. I can offer a very loving home to an elderly yorkie, I have cats so must be good with cats. Please feel free to contact me on 07738445722 or email address funkymunky79@btinternet.com

  14. Jennette says:

    I am looking to adopt a tiny teacup Yorky they are so hard to fine I’ve been wanting one one that weighs 2 to 3 pounds please contact me 931-626-3106 I live in Tennessee

  15. Lorri lewis says:

    Looking to adopt a yorkie for a family member who needs for therapy he and his wife are devastating over the loss of theirs. Thought maybe you guys had one available to a great family. I believe in rescuing first! Please let me know. Thanks

  16. I am looking for a small yorkie under 7 pounds or a teacup female yorkie. I have had a teacup yorkie for 7 years and he died. Best dog I ever had. Cannot afford one at full price but I am willing to pay $500. I live in the 63304 zip code. Thanks for considering me. Connie

  17. Chandra Burns says:

    I lookin to adopt a Maltese and a Yorkie for free, please email me. Thank you.

  18. I am looking for an adult male teacup Yorkie to love. I live in western Pennsylvania.

  19. Hi i am looking to adopt a teacup yorkie for free if possible…I would like to offer my daughter…

  20. Hi,
    Looking for a free female teacup Yorkie to adopt. I live in Orange County, CA. Thank you so much!

  21. I am looking for a tiny toy teacup to be my companion. I am always at home lonely and wishing I can find a tiny teacup toy to not be alone. Please message me if you have one for adoption. Thank you, Cynthia

  22. Looking to adopt a teacup yorkie female preferred.. I have a 10 year old daughter who needs company

  23. Hello I’m a 35 year old looking to adopt a teacup I recently lost my first teacup may she Rest In Peace…she was my best friend I suffer with sle Lupus just looking to have a great buddy again 😢

  24. I live in Alpine, California I am looking for a boy mini yorkie to give him all the love that he needs and a campanion for me I am 58 years old going to 59 in march so I would love to give him a good home. A mini boy a Young one that is a 1year old or a couple of years older. Thank you

  25. Hello! I am from Bulgaria, I want to adopt a yorkie. Is there any chance I can help?

  26. barbara rickevicius says:

    hi
    my name is Barbara .I;m looking for a female teacup yorkie.i love them.i live in ct. near Waterbury.please contact me at 19babs45@gmail.com.thank you

  27. If anyone is in Dallas or Arlington or Irving area I have been despratly been looking for a yorkie and willing to buy 200is my budget please contact me 214)772(8386 I will pick up

  28. I am looking for a female yorkie to grow up with my daughter. We are a very easy going family who loves dogs.

  29. Good day, I have two yorkies and they are my life in fact they have there own wardrobe….I would love to adopt a teacup. I love alone and they all sleep with me. …at night they get booked good for supper…..both my yorkies are happy and not one of them are on stress or anxiety medicine. Please contact me on 076-774-0824 regards candy

  30. Courtney Ross says:

    Hi I am looking for a teacup yorkie puppy for my mother. She bought one a few days ago, but it was a scam and she was very upset that she was unable to get her puppy. I was wondering if there was anyone that would be willing to let me have a puppy for her. I rally don’t have money to spend on one but I would love to give a puppy a forever home.

  31. I am looking for a t cup terroir to adopt. Please email me at theguidrys@bellsouth.net.

    Lee

  32. Jessica says:

    Hi I am wanting a tea cup yorkie . I would love to have a baby this way I may watch her grow. please help.

  33. Hello, I am looking to adopt a teacup yorkshire terrier puppy. I have wanted a puppy/dog for quite some time but was unsure of what I wanted until I came across the teacup yorkies. I instantly fell in love with them!! I can guarantee you it will be coming to a great home with alot of love and attention. Please email me at my2kidsnmee@yahoo.com if you want your puppy to have a loving, caring home.

  34. Lee rohn says:

    I am looking for an older like 8 year old tea cup yorkies for my older mo.

  35. Barbara Edwards-El says:

    I’m looking for a yorkie around Monmouth county area and i don’t have any money to get one but would love i have for free and take care of him or her

  36. krystina cardin says:

    Hello I am looking for a teacup yorkie to adopt for my grandparents they had a teacup Chihuahua that had to be put down because of old age and it’s been a few years and have been talking about how they would love to find another companion. Cardin.krystina@yahoo.com

  37. I am looking fir a teacup yorkie for my family. Please email tammydechaine@hotmail.ca live in Alberta Canada

  38. Hello I am looking for a Yorkie very cheap or free. I have wanted one for years and can’t seem to find one. Please email me cheyanne6788@gmail.com

  39. Sandy Turner says:

    I am looking to adopt a teacup Yorkie for my daughter. kturner24@cox.net

  40. Amy Rabuffo says:

    wish to adopt two tea cup yorkies.

  41. Laura Cantu says:

    I have a male teacup yorkie. He weight 4.5 pounds and I’m looking for a female teacup yorkie for breeden at least one time. I would like to have some puppies.
    please contact me at my email: laura.i.cantu09@gmail.com

  42. I see all these comments wanting a teacup pup for free..Well if you can not afford the $750-1,200 to purchase one then you definitely can not afford one…Vets/shots/monthly grooming cost/food/toys/clothes.ect.these dogs are real animals not just a lil cute toy ..The cost to have one is more expensive than average dog..They eat special food 3-6 times a day vitamins are suggested because they are fragile.These dogs are not a poor mans dog and worth every penny …Mommy to Mercedez teacup yorkie $750.00 purchase ..40 monthly grooming fee..

  43. Hi my name is Alexus I am looking for a tea cup yorkie and would love it for free or very cheap. I live in Georgia and would love if someone could email me with information at Alexusnewsome18@gmail.com

  44. Hello I am looking to adopt a teacup Yorkie for free if possible. I love animals specially teacup yorkies! i wouldn’t mind buying one but if it’s not too expensive for me !

    please contact me s soos as possible

  45. i am looking for a teacup Yorkie for my family .i need a friend after school.I’ve search every planet under the sun and haven’t found the perfect one.Please help me find the one for me and my family.

  46. I am looking for a tea cup yorkie for adoption. I have been searching hi and low and can’t seem to find one. Please contact me if you find something.
    9856624424

  47. looking for a teacup yorkie ….already got a yorkie she is 3 years old …thank you

  48. Joan Glasco says:

    I AM 75 YEARS OLD. I HAD TO PUT DOWN MY BEAUTIFUL PUREBRED YORKIE ON 10/17/15.
    I WAS MOVING FROM CA TO AZ, ON 10/30/15. I THOUGH IT BEST NOT TO REPLACE ROCKY, UNTILL I MOVED HERE. I AM HERE, AND, BADLY NEED A RESCUE YORKIE ABOUT 5 POUNDS, SO I CAN HAVE IT GO WITH ME EVERYWHERE.

  49. Nancy Piekos says:

    Looking to adopt a female yorkie that will be no bigger than 5 lbs.

  50. Daylah Smith says:

    I am looking to adopt a teacup Yorkie! The dog will become family! Please contact me at s_daylah@yahoo.com

  51. LaVista Williams says:

    looking for any type of toy or teacup dog for my daughter she really would love to have a family pet .If there is anything here in Hampton VA or close to the area free to no coast please email and or call 757/303-6120

  52. Hi. I looking for a teacup female yorkie. My 2 daughters grow up and we need ay little daughter for care her an give too much love. Please, please.

  53. shakia Geter says:

    Looking to adopt a teacup yorkie asap contact me anytime by email or ms.geter21@gmail.com

  54. Annette Fleischhauer says:

    Look for mini teacup yorkie to adopt please get back to me thanks so much female please or text me 2017251731 or email annettef89@aol.com thanks much

    • Hello i have Two female Teacup Yorkie puppies available which i’m giving out to any loving and caring home, please if you are still interested then you send your reply to me at (richardmorgan467@gmail.com)
      regards

      • aj anderson says:

        I am looking for a female teacup and I am very interested I live in the Greensboro area where r u located

      • I’m very interested in a teacup Yorkie puppy if you have any available please contact me Amelia.happy03@gmail.com . My family lost our dog a couple of months ago and are looking for a little playful teacup Yorkie puppy. Please contact if you have any available.

      • I am very interested in the teacup Yorkeis would like a female .

  55. Hello ,I am looking for a free Yorkie pup or cheap. I own a Chorkie that I adopted from the humane society, she had pups a month before received her. Her previous owner separated her too soon,so she needs a companion. Thank you for your time.

  56. brenda pressley says:

    I would love to have a small female yorkie or teacup for a companion for my pom. She is four years old and weighs 5 lbs. No small children. I am a widow and love animals. My pom has a wardrobe and even a car seat. Please consider me if you have a yorkie that is not too expensive. I live on a retired teacher’s income and a small ss. check.

  57. Hello I am looking to adopt a teacup Yorkie for free if possible. I love animals specially teacup yorkies! i wouldn’t mind buying one but if it’s not too expensive for me !

    If you have any info
    email me please
    Email: cruzyesica95@gmail.com

  58. Miriam Barroso says:

    Hi,
    I am looking to adopt a teacup yorkie puppy for free.

  59. Beverly Taylor Clark says:

    Hi,
    Looking to adopt a small breed puppy – I live in the PG County area. I lost my dog about 2 years ago… My vet suggested I contact a rescue ..

  60. Anita phon says:

    I feel like animals needs attention love and care just as us humans do!

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