Yorkshire Terrier breed information and lists of available Yorkshire Terrier dogs, puppies, stud dogs and breeders Yorkshire Terrier breed information and lists of available Yorkshire Terrier dogs, puppies, stud dogs and breeders 

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The Yorkshire Terrier is part of the Toy group. The Yorkshire Terrier is a dog with Excellent problem solving abilities. The trainability of the Yorkshire Terrier is Above Average. It was breed to be good for Family Pet, Watch Dog The Yorkshire Terrier lifestyle is Housepet

The Yorkshire Terrier is susceptible to eye irritations, tracheal collapse, premature dental disease and patellar luxation It is important that when contacting a Yorkshire Terrier breeder that you express health concern issues and ask the breeder what they are doing in order to help mimimize them.

Please don't purchase your Yorkshire Terrier from a petstore which commonly are known to support Yorkshire Terrier puppy mills. Doing so only promotes inproper breeding ethics and promotes current Yorkshire Terrier health issues. The AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC registries recognize the Yorkshire Terrier breed standard.

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Yorkshire Terrier
Group:  Toy
Shoulder Height: 07.00 in - 07.00 in
Weight: 7 pounds
Exercise req'd: Low amount
Intelligence: High
Suitability for kids: Fair
Registries: AKC, UKC, FCI, CKC, SKC, WWKC, FIC


Country of Origin: Great Britain - Appeared for the first time around 1850. Developed in northern England primarily as a ratter in the cotton mills and coal pits there. Believed to have developed from terriers crossed with the Maltese as evidenced by its silky, flowing coat. It has become the most popular toy breed in England. Promoted in the USA in 1870 where it has become a favorite.

Character: Yorkshire Terriers become very attached to their families. They are lively, intelligent and bark when they sense danger.

Temperment: This dog is tolerant of children, provided that they respect its territory. It can be a bit too brave occasionally when dealing with larger dogs but gets along fine with cats and other household pets.

Coat: Consists of very long, silky hair. The color is golden-brown wtih steel-grey.

Care Intensive brushing and combing of the coat is required on a daily basis. If this is too time-consuming, the coat should be trimmed professionally. The hair is kept out of the eyes by a rubber band or a bow. The ears must be checked and loose hairs must be removed from ear passages.

Colour: Blue/tan

Comments: Yorkies are spunky and their handy pick-me-up size makes them ideal travel companions. Despite their size, they possess the typical terrier temperament. They are spirited and self-assured, and don't hesitate to sound the alarm if danger lurks. Noisy .

Purposes: Family Pet, Watch Dog

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