Author: HouseOfYorkies

Crates full of puppies found in hot van at New Jersey Walmart

GARFIELD, N.J. — More than two dozen puppies were rescued from a van parked outside the Walmart store in Garfield on Saturday, animal welfare officials said Sunday. The puppies had been flown into Newark Liberty International Airport from Colombia and were reportedly headed to Florida. The puppies, 26 French and English bulldogs, were left unattended in the van on a day when temperatures climbed i...

Wednesday’s Pet is ACE

Wednesday’s Pet for 08/02/17 ACE        Featured Pet: Ace Rescue Group: St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League (SMAWL) Breed: Yorkie Sex: Male Size: Small Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Ace is a mature, purebred Yorkie.  He is good with kids but will do best in a home where he is the only dog.  He is intelligent, eager to please and learns quickly.  Ace can be p...

Puppy Found Wrapped in plastic bag is a Teacup Yorkie

Josh Miller was hurrying into the Fortinos supermarket at Lawrence Square Tuesday afternoon when he noticed there was something “yelping” from inside a nearby garbage can. As he approached the can, he realized the noise was coming from a plastic bag. At first, he thought it may have been a raccoon or a squirrel. “I saw that the bag was kind of moving,” Miller said in an int...

Calif. Couple Accused of Hoarding 180 Yorkies Pleads Guilty

A Poway couple, found with almost 200 Yorkie dogs inside their homes and a restaurant were sentenced Tuesday. Christine Calvert, 62, and Mark Vattimo, 73, were placed on three years of felony formal probation for animal neglect. As part of the sentence, they were ordered not to have dogs for 10 years, said prosecutors. Calvert was also ordered to continue counseling. In January, the Humane Society...

Abandoned puppy with broken legs found at Pittsburgh animal shelter is recovering after surgery

An 11-week-old old Yorkie puppy is recovering from surgery after being found abandoned with two broken legs at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society on the North Side. Pins were inserted into the dog, now named Laney, to help her legs heal. Officials said the type of break she suffered is typical of a jump or a fall. Dr. Anthony Pardo, who performed the surgery, said Laney will wear splints for ...

Pit bull-mix mauls 79-year-old man, kills Yorkie in Palm Coast

A pit Labrador/bull-mix killed a Yorkshire terrier and mauled a 79-year-old man after breaking free from its owner outside a Central Florida apartment complex. The Daytona News-Journal reported that Helena and Neel Karnani told Flagler County sheriff’s deputies they were walking their 2-year-old pit bull mix, named Wilson, through a parking lot Sunday when the dog ran off. A deputy’s r...

Evanger’s Voluntarily Recalls Hunk of Beef Due to Pentobarbital Exposure in One Batch of Food

The FDA Press release on the Voluntary RecallEvanger’s Voluntarily Recalls Hunk of Beef Due to Pentobarbital Exposure in One Batch of Food  Wheeling, IL – (February 3, 2017) Out of an abundance of caution, Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food of Wheeling, IL is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital, which was detected in one lot of...

New Jersey couple had 276 dogs living in their home; SPCA to meet with prosecutors on charges

A New Jersey couple kept 276 dogs living in deplorable conditions in their home in the worst “animal hoarding” case in their county’s history, officials said. Ross Licitra, the executive director and police chief of the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, will meet with prosecutors this week as investigators consider charges against the Howell Township couple, he said...

Yorkie Mauled, Killed by Unknown Dog in Owner’s Backyard: Police

Southington Animal control needs the public’s help searching for a dog that mauled a Yorkie and may be on the loose in town. Edward and Katherine Hayes said they are heartbroken over the loss of their nearly 2-year-old dog, Simon. Edward Hayes said he took Simon out in his back yard on Deer Run around noon Monday and a large black dog came into his unfenced yard. The unknown dog attacked and...

Yorkie Crate Training

Owners should remember that crates are to be used for temporary situations. However, it is a good idea to allow your Yorkie to become used to his or her crate, so that when they must be placed inside, they can handle this without stress. You will want your dog to be used to their crate when : Keeping your Yorkie safe when you are not home, for short periods Allowing him or her to have a place to r...

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