Yorkshire Terrier

This dog breed is developed in the 19th century in the county of Yorkshire, England to catch rats in clothing mills. Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, often called toys with terrier qualities, nicknamed the Yorkie. Yorkshire Terrier’s are clever, bold and independent animals with an energetic feistiness. Yorkshire terrier was and is a highly personable, spunky little canine that is impossible to ignore. Today, it is the most popular toy dog in Britain, and third in overall British popularity ranking. That of a long-haired toy terrier whose blue and 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 body. The body is neat, compact and well proportioned. The dog’s high head carriage and confident manner should give the appearance of vigor and self-importance, terrier temperament remained true. Training should be an important part of your Yorkie’s life. Bright and inquisitive, they appreciate learning new skills and showing them off for you. However, the terrier temperament quickly allows them to become bullies if they are allowed to think themselves in charge.

The long steel-blue and tan coat may be the Yorkie’s crowning glory, but it’s his personality that truly endears him to his family. Yorkshire Terrier does not accept strangers and bark a lot, which makes it a good watch dog. Yorkies are generally healthy, but like all breeds, they’re prone to certain health conditions, Yorkshire Terriers don’t like the cold and are prone to chills, eye infections, teeth, and gum problems also can occur.

Yorkshire Terrier coat should be a silky flowing coat of steel blue saddle and shaded golden tan in colour. Puppies are born black and tan. Yorkshire prefer some small meals to one big meal per day. Some dry food or bone should be given to it to chew, in order to keep its teeth strong and clean. Yorkshire Terrier is breed which can live up to 14 years or more.

Yorkshire Terrier breed is recognized By

(CKC) Canadian Kennel Club
(FCI) Fédération Cynologique Internationale
(AKC) American Kennel Club
(UKC) United Kennel Club
(KCGB) Kennel Club of Great Britain
(CKC) Canadian Kennel Club
(ANKC) Australian National Kennel Council
(NKC) National Kennel Club
(NZKC) New Zealand Kennel Club
(APRI) America Pet Registry, Inc.
(ACR) American Canine Registry
(DRA) Dog Registry of America