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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 possessive of his toys but never food.  He is highly motivated by treats and knows many basic commands.  Ace loves to go on long walks and is crate trained although currently sleeps in the human bed at night for 7-8 hours.  He will let you know when he needs to go outside.  Ace will make a wonderful companion. If you are interested in Ace, please download the application HERE. Email it to: smawl@ya...

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 interview. “I was a little freaked out.” He attempted to free the animal and found it was wrapped in five separate plastic bags, each one tightly knotted. It was around 3 p.m. on Tuesday — with the temperature nearing 30 C — and the bags felt “boiling hot.” Once Miller tore through them, he found a three-month old Yorkshire Terrier inside. The female puppy was dehydrated, on t...

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 received a report from a concerned veterinarian that suggested the Poway couple was keeping 180 dogs in deplorable conditions. The dogs were kept in dark, unsanitary rooms filled with feces, urine, and mice at the defendants’ homes. The couple was charged with 10 felony counts, including animal abuse and neglect, and one count of resisting an officer. Calvert and Vattimo previously pleaded ...

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 retreat to, if needed. Commonly, dogs who live among other pets often need to have a space of their own. A house with a lot of foot traffic may be an environment in which a dog wishes to have a place to rest, away from the noise Traveling – Your vet may require that dogs are brought into the office in crates and/or you may opt to use a secured crate for the car as opposed to a seat harness. Those w...

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