Yorkshire Terriers - Fast Facts
A Miniature Beauty Queen
Yorkshire Terriers, are known for their beautiful silky, long coats.
They are ideal of the many toy dog breeds to be your baby to love, groom and
The grooming of your dog requires daily brushing and monthly clipping to
keep it in tip top shape. These little terriers do not shed, making it ideal
for easy home maintenance.
These miniature dogs are
extremely decorative and are world-renowned for being "dressed up". Their
forehead hair should always be tied up in a colorful bow or decorative accessory.
Their diminutive size hides a feisty personality. This little terrier is not scared of the dark.
This little baby makes the perfect fashion statement
when shopping and travelling. These little lap dogs enjoy being a pampered pet and can be jealous
of attention given to anything other than themselves. Their huge egos are
what makes them such a delightful pet for couples or single people.
are not the best of toy dog breeds for boisterous children but can be a family
pet with older children.
Yorkshire Terrier dogs were originally bred
in the North of England in the mid nineteenth century to catch rats
||This little beauty is
lively and affectionate, loves to be loved and has a dominant
personality. Get ready to pay attention to this little
dynamite of toy dog breeds.
||Very long straight
silky coats in dark steel, mixed with fawn. Puppies are born black.
||Regular brushing and
monthly professional grooming your dog is required. Does not moult.
||The most common
problems with these toy dog breeds is Portosystemic shunts (a liver
problem) and Hypothyriodism (a thyroid gland condition). These
present in the older dog.
||These precious little dogs are
ideal as lap dogs and are not intended for boisterous children.
Perfect for lot of love and attention with a single person or
||Firm training is
required as they can be yappers. They are highly intelligent, so
whilst it may take a while they can be trained to be obedient and
will reward you with a loving personality.
||As many of the small
dog breeds this one is suitable for apartment living but do need
||Up to 14 years with
good quality food.
||Originally bred for rat
catching, but modern Yorkshire Terriers are intended as lap dogs and
a fashion accessory.
||This toy dog breed is a
very good alert animal but may need a firm hand to control barking.
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