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The Yorkshire Terrier is lively and intelligent. It is a small breed, known for its long and silky hair, often fine, shiny and perfectly straight. Buy healthy, purebred Yorkshire Terrier puppies direct from ethical breeders. Shipped worldwide with a 10 year health guarantee. We have male and female puppies. Simply select below to buy Yorkshire Terrier puppies.
The Yorkshire Terrier (or "Yorkie") was bred in Yorkshire, northern England in the 1800s to hunt and kill rats and other vermin. He was carefully bred from a number of working terriers, some of which came to England alongside Scottish immigrants in search of factory work. The Yorkshire Terrier may have derived its long coat and blue colouration from the Clydesdale and Skye Terriers, and its characteristic coat pattern is likely the result of crossbreeding with the Black and Brown English Terrier. The first Yorkshire Terriers were known as the Broken Coated Scotch Terriers or Toy Terriers. Huddersfield Ben, born in Yorkshire in 1865, was a popular champion and skilled ratter who sired many small Yorkshire Terriers and is today universally recognized as the patriarch of the breed. The Yorkshire Terrier was brought to America in 1872 and recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1878. The Yorkshire Terrier became the second most registered dog of the American Kennel Club in 2006 with 48 registrations, beaten only by the Labrador Retriever. Some of the famous Yorkshire Terriers include Audrey Hepburn's Yorkie “Mr. Famous ”who appeared with her in“ Funny Face ”and Yorkie“ Pasha ”by Tricia Nixon. The "Toto" from "The Wizard of Oz" was played by a Cairn Terrier in the film, but originally depicted as a Yorkshire Terrier in the novel. Some Yorkies are famous for their small stature, such as Big Boss, 000 Guinness World Record holder for the smallest living dog measuring 2002 in (12 cm) tall, and Sylvia, a Yorkshire Terrier from England who was the smallest. story dog recorded at 5 inches tall and weighed only 2,5 ounces!
Yorkshire Terriers are 20-23 in. (8-9 cm) tall and weigh 2-3 lbs (4-7 kg). Yorkshire Terriers have small, flat heads, flat or scissor teeth, dark, intelligent eyes, and small, tightly attached "V" shaped ears. They have a flat back, round ears and a tail carried high.
The Yorkshire Terrier has a very long, straight, silky coat that is golden brown on the head, chest, and legs. Perhaps the most important trait of the show is the color and texture of the coat. Yorkshire Terrier puppies are born black and tan and gradually attain their natural color. Show dogs are groomed with long hair (sometimes cut off at ground level) and parted in the middle of the back. Yorkies have no undercoat and shed little.
Yorkshire Terriers are very attached to their families, but most retain some independence. They have a boisterous Terrier personality that far exceeds their small size. Yorkies are lively, daring, and intelligent (ranking in the top third of canine intelligence tests). They bark when they sense danger. Due to their strong “alpha dog” personality, the Yorkshire Terrier may not be suitable for inexperienced owners.
The Yorkshire Terrier is tolerant of older children, as long as they respect their personal space. Due to their small size and bold temperament (which stems from their professional background), the Yorkshire Terrier is not recommended for young children unless they are carefully supervised. The Yorkshire Terrier can be a bit too brave at times when dealing with larger dogs, but gets along well with cats and other pets. Yorkies prefer indoor life and are particularly unsuited to cold climates.
The Yorkshire Terrier requires intensive brushing and combing on a daily basis. If it takes too long, the coat should be professionally trimmed. The Yorkie's hair should be kept out of its eyes by a rubber band or a bow. Loose hairs should be regularly removed from the ear passages. Yorkshire Terriers have a lifespan of 12 to 15 years. Yorkie puppies are prone to hypoglycemia (diagnosed by listless behavior and tremors) and adults are prone to a number of musculoskeletal issues and distichia (extra eyelashes on the eyelid that can scratch the cornea if they are not properly processed). Yorkies under 3 pounds are especially susceptible to diarrhea, vomiting, collapsed trachea, sensitivity to anesthesia, and injury.
The Yorkshire Terrier is intelligent and able to learn quickly with constant training, but some extend the process with their independent and stubborn nature. The Yorkshire Terrier is considered one of the most difficult breeds to train.
The Yorkshire Terrier can meet most of its needs through indoor play, but it still prefers to take a walk or let off steam in a fenced yard on a daily basis. Yorkshire Terriers are well suited to apartment living.
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