10 Best Yorkie Rescues In California

Here you will find the list of the best Yorkie Rescues in California.

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Top 10 Yorkie Rescues in California

Below is the list of Shelters and Rescue Organizations in California

1. Friends of Orange County’s Homeless Pets (FOCHP) 

Friends of Orange County’s Homeless Pets, or FOCHP, is a licensed non-profit organization based in Orange County. The organization is on a mission to make ‘homeless and unwanted pets’ more fit for adoption and provide those same animals with the opportunity to find their forever families. Check out the organization’s website and social media for more information.

2. Wren Yorkie Rescue

Run by a veterinary technician with 40+ years of rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming experience, Wren Yorkie Rescue works specifically with Yorkshire terriers and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, a private rescue organization utilizing a foster care system to ensure a habitable environment for the animals that are under their care. To learn more, check out the website linked above.

3. Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary

In operation since 1993, Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary is a non-profit charitable organization that is run with the help of passionate and dedicated volunteers. It has a cage-free approach to housing animals and is one of the first adoption centers and shelters to abide by a no-kill philosophy, ensuring that all the animals they rescue are adopted.

4. Rancho Cucamonga Animal Center

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The Rancho Cucamonga Animal Center is part of the city’s Public Safety Team and is on a mission to create a positive impact on the enrichment of the lives of both humans and animals, with a vision of a city where the two can thrive together in harmony. The center boasts some impressive statistics and practices, which can be viewed on its website.

5. Yorkie Rescue of America

Founded by Tiffini Cartozini in 2011, this 501(c)(3) is dedicated to the protection, rehabilitation, and rehoming of Yorkshire Terriers, recognizing that the realities this breed faces are entirely different from the general public worldview. The organization is wholly volunteer-run and relies on a foster system that is highly efficient and trained. For further details and information, you can go through the website linked above to learn more.

6. Second Chance Dog Rescue

SCDR Inc is a non-profit dedicated to saving dogs that have been rendered homeless. The organization rescues, rehabilitates, and then rehomes dogs that are primarily from other local shelters. This organization also provides medical care, including spay and neuter, and any necessary rehabilitation once the dog is in their custody. For better insight, check out their website.

7. United Yorkie Rescue

This non-profit organization has a much more straightforward mission: taking in Yorkshire terriers and finding them good foster homes until someone wants to adopt them. The organization offers behavior screening, rehabilitation, and healthcare if and when needed. The board of directors of this organization also educates the public about the nature and behavior of Yorkshire terriers and the responsibilities of being a pet owner. For more on the organization, check out the website.

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8. Yorkshire Terrier National Rescue

This 501(c)(3) non-profit has been active since 1997, rescuing and rehoming Yorkshires. Each terrier this organization fosters undergoes multiple health checks and tests before being vaccinated and microchipped to ensure their health and safety. For more information, and if you’re looking to adopt, check out the website.

9. The Pet Adoption Center of Orange County

Operating out of Lake Forest, California, this center aims to connect adoptable pets with loving people. The center itself also accepts dogs from local animal control agencies, animal welfare organizations, and certain owner surrenders, thereby reducing shelter operational stress and overcrowding. Check out the website for more details.

10. Perfect Pet Rescue

Perfect Pet Rescue operates out of the metropolitan Los Angeles area on Venice Boulevard and is generally the first choice- according to reviews on the internet. They seek to match people with their desired, perfect dog but are still committed to ensuring the safe transfer from the rescue to the adoptee. For more information, especially on volunteering or adopting, visit the website.

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