My name is Pete!

Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Forked River, New Jersey - Pete

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Pete's Info...

I am already neutered, housetrained, up to date with shots, good with kids, good with dogs, and good with cats.

Pete's Story...
Little Pete the yorkie mix originally came to us back in May 2016 from our Newark facility after his owners turned him due to having too much going on in their lives to care for him. Pete won us over immediately with his sweet and mellow personality, and he was adopted pretty quickly. Sadly, he was turned in again through no fault of his own. This time it's a health problem with a child in the home. Pete is keeping his little chin up and hoping the third time's a charm. Pete is about 4 1/2 years old now and is still a sweet, quiet little guy that is super polite and well behaved. He's a little unsure of new situations, but who can blame him? He's not aggressive in any way, just a little shy. Once Pete gets to know you he's an absolute lovebug that is happy to cuddle up in your lap. He walks like a little gentleman, sits nicely when asked, and takes treats gently. He has grown up around children and is just fine with them. He is also fine with other well behaved dogs and cats. Pete is dreaming of a wonderful home where he'll be welcomed with open arms, and loved by a family forever. File#26870 12/1/16

Facts about Pete

  • Breed: Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier Mix
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 26870

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Why Adoption is a Great Option

Pete, a Forked River Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier dog was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier for sale in Forked River, or seeking a Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier dog from a breeder in Forked River.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Forked River already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Forked River breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier breeders who help with Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Forked River paves the way for another one to be saved.