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Adopt Mr. Blue Sky

Male Senior Yorkie, Yorkshire Terrier / Chihuahua

If you have questions about Mr. Blue Sky please contact

PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society

About Mr. Blue Sky

Mr. Blue Sky is a dapper older gentleman who is looking for a home with people to cherish him in his senior years. You won't find this senior at an early bird special! He is too busy playing like a puppy. His favorite game is fetch. When he is not playing fetch he likes to snuggle and is very laid back.

Mr. Blue Sky is completely house broken and never begs for food. He is not interested in treats but will do anything for a toy. He never barks in the house and is friendly toward other dogs but does not want to play with them. Mr. Blue Sky is also a big Philadelphia sports fan and loves going on long walks. We don't think he should live with small children, but older, dog-experienced children would be fine. He is not a fan of cats.

He came to us very matted and dirty and to give him a head start on looking his best, we have shaved him all the way down. We expect that as a senior, Mr. Blue Sky will require regular vet care to him to ease into his twilight years in good health. At a minimum, his adopter should be sure to provide good dental hygiene and cardio care.

Name: Mr. Blue Sky

Location: Foster Care (All our dog meets are by appointment for approved adopters only.)

Breed: Yorkie/chihuahua mix (Visual breed identification in dogs is unreliable so for most of the dogs we are only guessing at predominant breed or breed mix. We get to know each dog as an individual and will do our best to describe each of our dogs based on personality, not by breed label)

Age: 10+ years

Weight: 8 pounds

Reason for surrender to shelter: Mr. Blue Sky was found as a stray.

If you are interested in meeting Mr. Blue Sky, please email for an application.  If you have questions, please email the above address or contact our adoption staff at 215-298-9680, ext. 16.

Animal ID#A38320194 

(Posted 4/30/18)

PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal rescue organization. PAWS pulls at-risk animals from the City of Philadelphia's animal control shelter and adopts them out from several locations: our Old City adoption center (2nd and Arch Streets), our Northeast Adoption Center (1810 Grant Avenue); our Wellness Clinic at 2900 Grays Ferry Avenue; our adoption locations at the South Philly and Cottman Avenue PetSmart stores; and, our network of foster homes.

PAWS is dedicated to saving the lives of Philadelphia's homeless, abandoned and unwanted animals and is working to make Philadelphia a city in which every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home.

When you adopt a pet from PAWS you truly save a life!

Please reference this animal's ID NUMBER when inquiring about this pet. Both PAWS Adoption Centers are open Monday-Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. PAWS' Wellness Clinic is open Monday - Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., but appointments are required for adoptions.

Adoption fees include age-appropriate vaccinations, spaying/neutering, and microchipping. No animals may be adopted without being spayed or neutered. Adoption fees are as follows, plus tax: $150 for large adult dogs (older than 1 year); $250 for small dogs (under 25 lbs) and all puppies (under 1 year); $60 for adult cats (over 6 months of age), and $100 for kittens (under 6 months of age). When you adopt a pair of kittens together, the total adoption fee is $150.

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Mr. Blue Sky
Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
Silver & Tan (Yorkie Colors)
Hair Length
Shots up to date
Spayed / Neutered
Ok with kids
Ok with birds
Ok with dogs
Ok with cats
Ok with small animals
Contact Person