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Miniature Schnauzer / Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie / Mixed (medium coat)  : :  Male (neutered)  : :  Adult  : :  Small

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All dogs listed here are available for adoption from Yorkie Rescue Houston.  Our goal is to ensure our rescued pets go to their forever home and never end up back in the system.  To that end, an application is required on all potential adopters.   Our adoption fee varies by dog.  We accept electronic funds via VENMO or Paypal, or cash only.

Puppies too young to be spayed/neutered are available for Foster-to-Adopt only.  A FTA contract is required.


Bite History! (minor)

About Nibbles

  • Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
  • Adoption Fee: 350.00
  • Species: Dog
  • Rescue ID: 22-0083
  • General Color: Black with Gray or Silver
  • Current Size: 10 Pounds
  • Potential Size: 12 Pounds
  • Current Age: 4 Years 8 Months (best estimate)
  • Microchipped: Yes
  • Fence Required: Yes(6 foot)
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Obedience Training Needed: Needs Training
  • Exercise Needs: Low
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Shedding Amount: None
  • Owner Experience Needed: Species
  • Reaction to New People: Cautious

Nibbles is a GREAT dog! He loves to be the BOSS DOG and is protective of his humans. He devours and loves his squeaky toys and is a lovely addition. 

This little nugget did get a bit 'defensive' and bit.  We don't know what the circumstances were surrounding the bite.  The shelter reports it was  'minor' bite.  We will tell you he presented as defensive and unfriendly at our vet.  We were able to administer an anti-anxiety drug to help him deal with the stress of being poked/prodded.  He was NOT happy about it, but we were able to get him vetted! We are working on helping him to learn trust.  His adopter will need to be prepared to continue this type of counter-conditioning to help him become less reactive  and more trusting and open to love.

We have been able to crate him, and he does well in a crate.  He's a great little dog who will get along with females, but is male selective.    He can (and will) climb a baby gate.  He's really very sweet and loves to be loved.  He will roll over and show you his belly.  

He dislikes strangers and his family will need to give him some time to decompress and learn to trust.  



More about Nibbles

Good with Dogs, Good with Cats, Good with Older/Considerate Kids Only, Good with Adults, Somewhat vocal, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leashtrained, Likes to play with toys, Likes to be in your lap, Apartment OK, Playful, Affectionate, Eager To Please

Yorkie Rescue Houston is a 501(c)(3) charity as defined by the I.R.S.  All donations* are deductible within the limits set by them.  Your donations go toward medical exams, vaccinations, spay & neuter, medications, Heartworm treatment and prevention, supplies, boarding, training.  We rely  100% on donations from the public.  Please consider a becoming a sponsor or monthly donor!  You can send us donations via paypal to

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