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Is United Yorkie Rescue a legitimate organization?

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United Yorkie Rescue of Lorain, Ohio, is a legitimate 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The organization provides foster homes, rehabilitation, behavior screening and health care for rescued Yorkshire Terriers.

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United Yorkie Rescue has rescued 2,512 Yorkshire Terriers as of November 2015, including 60 dogs from a puppy mill in Ecru, Mississippi, on Oct. 27, 2015. In addition to rescuing dogs, the organization educates the public about the breed and teaches that responsible companion animal ownership includes spaying and neutering.

The organization found homes for 144 dogs in 2015. Potential owners browse available dogs on the website by selecting the Looking for Love link. United Yorkie Rescue accepts donations through PayPal, and all donations are tax deductible.

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