SparkPeople Yorkie Lovers Team Messageboard If you own or simply love Yorkies this is the team for you to share the enjoyment of your pet. SparkPeople Yorkie Lovers Team Messageboard New HI new here and I have a teacup yorkie I rescued and they did not know much about her so I gave her a birthday, changed her name to fit her and been here a year soon, date we adopted her is her birthday [lol] new life for a beaten pup, sad. <BR> But now she runs the house, she is our love. She still has moment of what I call night terrors but for the most part she is good. <BR> <BR> God &amp; Family [she is our only child] is our world. Want to be healthy for them. walking is all I can do fo... Sun, 31 Jul 2016 06:30:01 EST Christian Yorkie Lovers Prayers I have a list of prayers that I have been praying for various members prayer requests, so I will start with those. If you have updates for these prayers let us know, and feel free to add other prayer requests. <BR> <BR> Sarah, pray for her Yorkies, Lilly and Willow. <BR> Janet, pray for Lexie. <BR> Suz, pray for Emily, Tootsie, Scruffy, and Mr. Peanut, plus her foster, Brooke. <BR> I seem to be missing the names of the doggies for a couple of members. <BR> <BR> Then prayers for Janet's daug... Sun, 11 Oct 2015 21:43:57 EST FUR-BABY FRESHENER How do you freshen your fur-child between bathing and grooming? Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:40:27 EST DOG HAIR Here is what I know about 'dog hair'. <BR> <BR> This I have learndt from the breeder; groomer; vet and reading articles and from my own experience. <BR> <BR> In having Yorkies for going on 40-years, some is just from learning from my own Yorkies. <BR> <BR> The are 3 different kinds of Yorkies. The Teddy Bear/ the Baby Doll also known as the "Doll Baby" and the "Fox Face". <BR> <BR> The "Teddy Bear" Which was "Sunshine"; .: " Skye [Sky}; " and "Eddie" Their hair was coarse, when cut s... Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:54:50 EST Things you do to keep your Yorkie healthy/happy Our Yorkies are such an important part of our lives and families. <BR> <BR> What are some of the special things you do to keep your Yorkie healthy and happy? Thu, 9 Jul 2015 11:54:34 EST What does your Yorkie do that.'s disgusting? Lexie will be just laying there, all 'meek and mild'. All of a sudden, you'd detect something in the air. <BR> <BR> What is that? A Doggie stinker! Whew! Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:06:09 EST Does your Yorkie give you 'the cold shoulder'??? There have been a couple times when Bad Leroy Brown has been a bit 'miffed' at me when he hasn't gotten his way . . . and he is no stranger to letting me know about it. <BR> <BR> How does your Yorkie let you know it's not happy with you? <BR> <BR> Sun, 5 Jul 2015 21:57:33 EST Beware of Marijuana Toxicity for pets <link><BR>releases/marijuana-legalization-oregon<BR>-pets-toxicity/10511 </link> <BR> <BR> With the wide-spread legalization of marijuana, not to mention the wider-spread illegal usage, there are ever-increasing incidents where pets have been the accidental victims. <BR> <BR> One of my friends lives next door to a big medical marijuana 'farm' and last year, after the harvest, her black lab got into the pile where the leftover by-products were being c... Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:05:31 EST Has your Yorkie made you a better person? There are times when Leroy looks at me, and it's as if he's peering right through me, to the depth of my soul. <BR> <BR> He has impacted my life in so many ways . . . for instance, when I'm all caught up in the busy-ness of the day, he can look at me in a way that brings me back to HERE and NOW . . . makes me slow down and remember to breathe. <BR> <BR> Has your fur-kid had an impact on your life? Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:31:19 EST Tell us how your Yorkie made you smile today. Our Yorkies are very clever in finding ways to warm our hearts and make us smile. <BR> <BR> I love hearing those stories.... so please share it with the team, and add a picture if you have it. Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:09:09 EST Yorkie Chat! B Here is our new chat thread! Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:06:08 EST What do you feed your yorkie? Right now we feed Dixie Purina small bites food because we have a border collie and she eats too much of the more expensive dog food. We free feed both dogs. I'm considering to quit free feeding them and try to put a little food out for them twice a day. That is more work for me as I have a busy schedule. Fri, 30 May 2014 06:39:35 EST My Yorkies I am so happy to find this team! I figured we might have some Yorkie lovers out there! <BR> <BR> I currently have two yorkies. Tera (female) is 3 and Koda (male) is 2. We had a third male (Rocky) who we took on as rescue. He is now very happy to be living with my son, so he is now our granddog Yorkie. LOL. (We still get to see him every weekend.) <BR> <BR> My sister has two Yorkies as well, so sometimes we have 5 Yorkies in one sitting. Since there is plenty of photo opportunity, I d... Wed, 21 May 2014 11:31:51 EST News about Sarah's older Yorkie, Lily REPLIES FOR SARAH TAIT--------- <BR> <BR> As you may all know, Sarah's older Yorkie [Lily] was seriously injured this past Saturday afternoon. <BR> <BR> Lily is in University of Ga. Vet Hospital undergoing tests. As of last evening no diagnosis had been made! <BR> <BR> Let's all remember Lily, Sarah and Willow, Sarah's younger Yorkie. <BR> <BR> THANK YOU, Janet Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:57:24 EST Favorite sayings or mottos!! Do you have a favorite saying, motto or quote? <BR> <BR> Lets use this thread to post some of our favorites to share. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:38:46 EST Thanks for letting me join! Hello Everyone <BR> I am Ann ,56 yrs . Mom of 3 wonderful children,2 sons 32 yr and 21, 1 daughter 22 yrs. I am also a fur mom to 5 yorkies Lady Gwenivere Gwen for short,Cupcake,Romeo and Miss Itzzy BItzy Itzzy for short,Ozzie is my son's yorkie,2 cats Mr Motto a tuxedo and Mozart a yellow tabby my son's and a crazy sunconure Aria. We live in a rural part of Tulsa to get into Tulsa proper is about a 30 min drive. I grow up with dogs all my life but it was about 5 yrs ago I feel in love with... Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:07:41 EST My Scooter thinks he has us under his thumb! The longer we have him, the more he shows us~! LOL. If he wants attention, and we are watching tv, on the phone or on the computer, he will sit down in front of us and stare as he grows and eventually barks at us.LOL He loves to play with his string toy. He will get it and want us to try to take it away from him, there he is growling like he is so mean, but yet he if wagging his tail. And if he does give us a playful nip, i say OW~! and he licks it so it will be better <BR> <BR> My guess is ... Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:58:19 EST Christmas Celebration I thought it might be interesting for us to share how we celebrated Christmas Day! <BR> <BR> We all have our own ways and traditions. Some are age old traditions; and, others might be new ones brought on by our family circumstances. <BR> <BR> Who knows; we might discover new traditions we may want to try next year! <BR> <BR> MERRY CHRISTMAS! <BR> <BR> <em>446</em> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 05:34:44 EST Do you have a New Years resolution this year? If you have a resolution post it here and lets set some goals for ourselves for the new year..... <BR> we can support each other and encourage one another that way. Sat, 21 Dec 2013 20:35:15 EST CHRISTMAS PLANS! What are you all doing for Christmas? <BR> <BR> Do you have 'big' celebrations planned? Or, just a quiet time planned? <BR> <BR> Tell us; your plans might add some insight into something we may do to 'spark' up ours! Thu, 19 Dec 2013 06:39:11 EST Dognapping at Christmas! Just a reminder to be extra careful with your dog now. I have read several reports of dogs missing/being stolen. <BR> Who would steal a dog to give as a gift is beyond me but it seems it IS happening. <BR> <BR> Post any safety ideas you have here or reports of dog napping you hear. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:32:13 EST What is your yorkie getting for Christmas? Post here what Santa is bringing your baby....... Sun, 8 Dec 2013 13:09:50 EST Does your yorkie have a favorite thing? Yes....I LOVE this topic. I have found that my Willow ADORES Lily and Lily ADORES me. <BR> Lily's favorite thing is FOOD! <BR> and Willow LOVES my heating pad and heated blanket. She is so small and tiny the warmth feels wonderful to her. I took off my heating pad to type this (sprained arm remember??) and looked over and she is asleep on it. Sun, 8 Dec 2013 13:08:06 EST What do YOU want for Christmas? <BR> I saw someone had blogged this topic and decided it would make a good place for us to share our secret and not so secret dreams of what we really want for Christmas..... <BR> <BR> Fri, 6 Dec 2013 18:05:58 EST What did you see on your walk? Well we are supposed to be walking out I made this tread so we can post things we see on our walks...doesn't matter what it is.....a leaf..a bug, a person, etc...just lets share things we see as we walk our babies. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:48:34 EST Post a fun emoticon <BR> This is just for fun...just post a workout or fun emoticon...doesn't have to be about any one subject...just one you like and feel like sharing! <BR> <BR> <em>184</em> <em>67</em> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:29:33 EST How were you active today? Lets post about our activities here...the more we move the better we feel and the more weight we can get off......lets work on staying as active as possible. When we post what we are doing we can cheer each other on! Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:27:55 EST Lets count up yorkies by 2's! <BR> 2 Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:25:22 EST Christmas challenge! Lets make ourselves a challenge to make Christmas enjoyable for our babies....lets not get all trapped in the hustle and bustle of the holiday...make sure to take time for your babies and do something extra special for them. <BR> <BR> Then post here about what you are doing! Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:24:16 EST Yorkie Chat! I started a new yorkie chat thread since the old one was getting so long...some folks may have a hard time here it is!! A fresh new chat for us! <BR> <BR> I am still sick to my stomach..I am NOT eating today....but I feel some better in general. I have never been so sick with a stomach virus as I was this time....I almost called an ambulance Saturday night as my stomach pain was so terrible I thought it might be my appendix ruptured. I was pooping and puking at the same time... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:35:42 EST DinOVite Bad Leroy Brown has had skin problems for years. Vets have been unable to figure out what it is other than a autoimmune disorder. <BR> <BR> Well, a neighbor told me about one of her friends who has had success with her dog by using DinOVite. <BR> <BR> Have any of you ever used it for your dog? do you know anyone who has? do you know anything about it? Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:48:12 EST Hello, I'm new Hello, I was excited to see this page. I have three Yorkie children. My human children are grown and moved out. Laney is my oldest and my baby, She is 9 and a sweet, gentle soul. Bella is the middle one and she is the bully in your face girl. Sophie is the baby and loves to talk. The three of them take up more room in our bed then we do. lol I am a grandmother of 4 almost 5 grandchildren. I look forward to sharing and hearing about what is going on with all of you Yorkie lovers! <em>30</em>... Sat, 28 Sep 2013 11:07:30 EST Healthy foods for special occasions! As our first challenge I want to touch on an area I am having difficulty with. Each holiday or season means some special (usually unhealthy) food to celebrate. Lets see if we can think of healthy items to replace the junk. <BR> Example: <BR> <BR> Easter: hard boiled egg, carrot sticks <BR> <BR> Think of anything that we can replace an unhealthy item for a healthy item.....then our challenge will move to eating this way. Sun, 8 Sep 2013 14:30:40 EST A to Z describe yorkie characte ristics! <BR> <BR> A athletic Mon, 26 Aug 2013 11:25:43 EST A to Z yorkie names A: Angel Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:33:50 EST Doggie question of the day! Feel free to post a question for discussion and lets share our fun and knowledge of dogs.... Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:23:23 EST JULY 4th! <BR> <BR> What are you all up to on July 4th? Any Celebrations or a stay at home day? <BR> <BR> Let's share our ideas! Mon, 24 Jun 2013 16:33:53 EST Doggie question of the day! Each day look for a new question (or most says anyway..I may not get here EVERY day...or some discussions warrant more than one day. <BR> If you would like to post a question feel free or send me an email and I can post it for you. <BR> I am looking forward to some interesting discussions! Sun, 2 Jun 2013 18:48:49 EST Use one word to describe your yorkie! Let's see how many different words we can use to describe our yorkies, our love for yorkies, anything that can be used to describe your dog or its activities. <BR> <BR> Let's go A to Z..... Sun, 2 Jun 2013 13:36:05 EST Team birthdays When is your birthday? <BR> Do you know when your dog's birthday is???? Sun, 26 May 2013 16:21:14 EST Hi Sparkies! My name is Mary Catherine. I live in Pittsburgh. I am so thrilled to be on Spark People and sparking. Good luck to all of you on reaching your goals. Dont hesitate to send spark mail to me and I will try to answer each and every one. Mon, 20 May 2013 15:35:21 EST Use an Emoticon to share your feelings! <em>386</em> Sat, 11 May 2013 11:23:09 EST Yorkie Chat! We needed a new chat thread since the other one was so long and I was told it takes a long time for some to here it is......... <BR> <BR> Lets chat!!! Sat, 11 May 2013 11:22:00 EST Status on your 'furry kid' How old was your 'furry kid' when you got them? <BR> <BR> How old are they now? Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:35:10 EST Your 'Furry Kid's' name! When you first got your furbaby and named her/him a name you thought best. <BR> <BR> After her/his personality came into being; if you had it to do over, would you have named her/him the same name and if so or not, why? Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:05:11 EST Mourning Last saturday my little yorkie Dunkin passed away. She had just turned a year old and had been suffering from seizures. We had thought it was under control, but I guess I was wrong. The sad part is that we asked the vet to watch her for a couple of days while we flew to see our youngest son get married. When we returned we were so excited to go and pick her up, instead we were told that she died. Words cannot express my sorrow. Sun, 17 Feb 2013 14:07:48 EST Goals for 2013 Okay, girls have you set your 'goals' for the <BR> month of January? I 'posted' mine on my <BR> master calendar. You can post one or more <BR> [if you wish] here. That way we can hold one <BR> another accountable. And, maybe offer ideas <BR> to help us accomplish it. <BR> I actually have posted two. I guess I am a gluten <BR> for punishment. <BR> Here is mine. <BR> [1] Make Lexie a dress! Suz [hint, hint!] <BR> [2] Make a jewelry set. I have made before, just <BR> tweeking up a bit! <B... Sun, 30 Dec 2012 06:50:09 EST Help Needed with my Yorkie Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> I'm new to this team and have been using Spark for a year with no success. However I have not given up. I plan on changing things up a bit and removing some of the bad foods out of my diet. Although I'm struggling with my weight I need your help with my 10 month old Yorkie. Three months ago she was hospitalized for seizures. Although they do not definitively know that it's seizures they have put her on phenobarbital. I took her to another vet a month ago who recom... Sat, 29 Dec 2012 17:31:07 EST Fun Dog Names...Alph habetically! This is where we will post funny, cute dog alphabetical order... <BR> <BR> A....Alfonso Sun, 2 Dec 2012 21:59:01 EST Dog Fun facts! This is where we can put fun facts about dogs....feel free to add yours! Mon, 24 Sep 2012 09:18:00 EST Cool/cold weather pet tips! I am going to try to post some cold weather tips here for our doggies....since it is fall and will soon be getting colder.... Mon, 24 Sep 2012 09:14:30 EST Message Removed Message Removed Sat, 15 Sep 2012 23:36:54 EST Traveling with your & tricks! Lets use this forum to talk about traveling with your dog..whether it is simply to the vet or for longer trips and vacations....what makes travel easier for you and your dog? Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:24:55 EST Favorite Dog Products! What are some of your favorite dog products? Lets share things we use or find out about regarding our yorkies..... <BR> <BR> I will start with a webiste that sells adorable (yes expensive) doggie gear, clothes, etc. <BR> <BR> G.W. <BR> Mon, 6 Aug 2012 16:29:55 EST Where are you from? Lets tell each other where we are from....and something we like about our state or town or even our home....and how we ended up where we are..... Sat, 21 Jul 2012 22:17:55 EST Message Removed Message Removed Thu, 19 Jul 2012 15:43:00 EST Lets Share why we think Yorkies are the BEST breed Since we are yorkie loves here lets talk about why we love the breed..what do we like most....what drove us to get this pet? Why are yorkies special to you? Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:36:50 EST Dog Funnies, Quotes and thoughts! This thread is for any dog jokes, humor, quotes, or just dog stuff in general that you want to share..... Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:21:17 EST How did your Yorkie get its name? Tell us how you came to name your yorkie...or was your yorkie already named when you got it?? What lead you to this name?? What do you like about your dogs name? Thu, 14 Jun 2012 09:09:46 EST Pet Food What kind of food do you feed your yorkie??? Sat, 9 Jun 2012 10:23:01 EST Playtime with your Yorkie! How do you play with your yorkie? What is your yorkies favorite toy? What kind of toys does your pet have? Describe your yorkies playtime! <BR> Lets share the joy and fun we have when our yorkies are playing. <BR> Sat, 12 May 2012 09:52:53 EST Traveling with your dog! It is vacation season and that brings up the subject of traveling with your dog. Do you take your dog on vacation? How do you restrain your dog in the car or do you? Does your dog enjoy riding? Wed, 9 May 2012 10:54:35 EST Dog care, training and health! This is the place for any articles, ideas, comments or helpful tips about caring for our issues, training issues anything we can use to help care for our "babies" better! Fri, 20 Apr 2012 10:03:44 EST Beware of Easter hazards to your dog! I just read an article on Easter hazards to your dog and want to share some info:: <BR> <BR> Beware of: <BR> <BR> Easter Lilies are poisonous to dogs. <BR> <BR> Chocolate <BR> <BR> rotten Easter eggs left lying around <BR> <BR> candy wrappers <BR> <BR> candy in general. <BR> <BR> Keep your dog safe this holiday!! Thu, 5 Apr 2012 09:10:30 EST Thanks for joining the team! I saw so many other dog breeds had teams and didn't want the Yorkie left out so here we are...a team for our precious Yorkie's. Please offer any ideas, suggestions or comments to make this a better is YOUR team! Tue, 3 Apr 2012 16:01:41 EST Lets cool off! Lets try to think of ways we can either get or stay cool with out pups....... Tue, 3 Apr 2012 15:56:18 EST Yorkie Forum! This is for information related to your dog...what kind of food you use, training tips grooming, etc! Mon, 2 Apr 2012 09:07:22 EST What are your Spring goals,plans, hopes? This is my favorite time of year...everything is coming alive, the sunshine is wonderful and it is great for getting outdoors. <BR> <BR> Think about what goals you would like to accomplish this spring and post here....... Mon, 2 Apr 2012 09:04:04 EST Post an emoticon to describe how you feel! Simply take some time each day to express yourself here using an emoticon. Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:58:52 EST What exercise did you do today? Tell us about your walks and workouts with and without your dog. The goal here is to share our exercise adventures to keep us motivated to move more! Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:57:04 EST Tell us about yourself and your yorkie! My name is Sarah and I started this group after finding many different groups here on spark people set up for select breeds and I KNOW there are many yorkie lovers out there. <BR> <BR> My precious yorkie is Lily...she is an 8 month old female and is so tiny weighing only 3lbs 4oz. and will not get much bigger. I had a standard sized yorkie that passed away last year and loved her with all my I was hooked! I got Lily after losing my husband and moving to an apartment last November... Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:51:46 EST Daily Chat! This is where we can chat about our pets, interest and support each other on our way to fitness and health. Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:45:16 EST