The Yorkshire Terrier is a long-haired toy terrier
whose blue & tan coat is parted on the face and from the base of the skull to the end of the tail and hangs evenly and
quite straight down each side of the body. The Yorkie (Yorkshire Terrier is one of the world's smallest dogs and should
not exceed 7 ibs in weight. Yorkshire Terriers may be tiny but they are a big-dog package. Newborn Yorkies are born black
in color with tan on the eyebrow, jaws, chest and feet. They are fully mature in two years. Yorkishire Terriers are compact
in size, sweet in nature and cheerful in character.
Type: Companion Dog
Height: 6-9 inches
Colors: Dark steel blue from back of head to root of their tail. Face, chest and feet are bright
fine and silky.
Temper with pets:
Yes, they should be even tempered and co-exist peacefully with other
Special Skills: Rat catcher and family pet.
Watch-dog: very high
Care & Training: Frequently daily brushing will keep the coat of the in beautiful condition. Yorkie's do
best when some type of exercise is given, though it need not be special. A romp through an apartments or house will suffice.
Exrta care must be taken for the Yorkies in cold or bad weather.
High, easily trained but be careful not to spoil. Obedience learning
is medium to low.
Activity: Very High
Living Environment: Apartment, house, urban or rural living.
Health Issues: Eye irritations, patella
luxation, premature dental disease and some puppies are born with open fontanels.
Span: 12-15 years
Country of Orgin: Great Britain
History: The Yorkie (Yorkshire Terrier) became a fashionable
pet in the late Victorian era in Yorkshire, England. It is said that they were bred from the Manchester Terrier, Skye Terrier,
Maltese, Paisley and Clydesdale Terrier. Yorkshire Terriers made their appearance in the United States in the early 1870's
and today have become one of the most popular toy breeds.
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