Teacup puppies typically cannot be found for free. Breeders charge between $3000 and $8500 to adopt. Because of their small size and fragile state, most breeders will not ship teacup puppies to other locations.
Teacup dogs are dogs that weigh less than 4 pounds fully grown. They are not recognized breeds, only smaller versions of existing toy breeds, such as the Maltese or the Yorkshire Terrier. Teacup puppies have more fragile immune systems in the first few months of life, so avoid contact with other dogs or highly populated areas. The average lifespan of a teacup dog is about 15 years.