| Yorkies were bred to hunt rats in the mines of north England. Yorkies were probably developed by Scotsmen working in Yorkshire, England. Piebald Yorkies came about by an accident of genetics in 1984 and are now considered a separate breed, the Biewer Yorkie. Yorkies used to be much larger but have gradually been bred down to become a miniature breed.
Iowa Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Greene County - Paton, IA 50217
Animal Protection & Education 515-460-SPAY
Jefferson County - Fairfield, Iowa 52556
Noah's Ark Animal Foundation 641-472-6080
Muscatine County - Muscatine, Iowa 52761
SNAP (Spay Neuter Assistance for Pets) 563-264-2370
Scott County - Davenport, IA 52806
Humane Society of Scott County 563-388-6655
If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.