There are a lot of people wishing to have a Yorkie as a home pet but they have not taken the decision yet. There are different ways to get a Yorkie. You can buy one of them but as a last resource. It is better to rescue a Yorkie from the hundred of dog rescue centers in the US. You can help a dog in need and save your money as well. If you decide to buy a Yorkie, please make sure that the are reputable and not simply a “puppy mill”. Puppy mills offer dogs very cheap but they can be sick or with congenital defects and even worse, they do that at the expense of the suffering of thousands of dogs You will not regret a single moment of your decision to have a Yorkie as they are lovable creatures and great personalities.
You will not need to spend a lot of time on training as these dogs tend to any sort of interaction and they will be happy to follow all your commands. But, before you take the decision to rescue a Yorkie, you need to have enough time to devote and not to leave your pet alone for a long time. First of all, you need to check your local rescue organizations. There are also organizations that function nation-wide and one of them is called The Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue.
People working there are trying to adopt dogs and present their pictures on the website. You can check their online resource and visit to get your pet. To adopt a Yorkie, you will need to fill in an adoption application and most of dog rescue organizations will require you filling in a questionnaire. You need to get ready for different questions as you will need to provide a number of reasons why you could be a perfect adopter.
You will need to describe your personal qualities and to describe your future Yorkie. In addition, you need to know how to take care about your Yorkie and it is better to have several veterinarian references. Without them, you have a risk to visit one of those organizations with no result. The final step is to pay an adoption fee that may range from $100 and $600 which is generally used for buying food and other supplies for dogs.
REMEMBER…… RESCUE A YORKIE BEFORE BUYING ONE….
IF YOU DECIDE TO BUY, DO IT FROM A REPUTABLE AND ETHICAL BREEDER