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Yorkshire Terrier

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Yorkshire Terrier


Yorkshire Terrier Puppy
A Yorkshire Terrier Puppy

UK KC Classification Toy
Country of Origin England
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 22.5 - 23.5 cm (9 inches)
Weight 2.5 - 3.5 Kgs (5 - 7 lbs)
Life Expectancy 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Yorkshire Terriers have a neat, compact build. Their coat is long, silky and coloured blue and tan.

Temperament

Yorkshire Terriers are known to be lively with an even disposition.

Suitability

If you are considering a Yorkshire Terrier as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are suitable for hot climates
They are unsuitable for outdoor living
They are not easy to obedience train
They may be troublesome with other dogs
They usually make good watch dogs

Interesting Facts

Yorkshire Terriers are also known as:
Yorkie

 


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