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Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier Dog
Photo of Riley with thanks to Vicky Flynn-James

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Group Toy Dogs (KC)

Origin / History A popular breed which originated in Halifax and Leeds, Yorkshire, in England.


Appearance Small and flat head and fairly short muzzle. Small prick ears and dark eyes.

Colours Tan face, chest and feet. Dark steel-blue body.


Height and Weight 18- 25.5cm in height. Up to 3.2Kg in weight. Male and females are same weight and height range.

Common Health Problems Generally an alround healthy breed. If any problems, likely to be kneecap or elbow dislocation, cataracts, epilepsy and Leggs Perthes disease.

Living Conditions Will do well in either country or city life, even apartment.

Exercise Requirements Standard daily walk will suffice, but will certainly enjoy more.

Training Requirements Can be trained fairly easily in basic obedience.

Life Expectancy 12 - 17 years.

Grooming If the coat is grown long and silky it will require daily brushing to keep it tangle free. The head hair if often tied back to keep out of the eyes.

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CompleteDogsGuide Comment A small but lively and intelligent breed as you would expect from being a terrier. Not a lapdog, needs exercise and mental stimulation.

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Mr Pickles, a Minature Yorkshire Terrier 2 Yorkshire Terrier Puppies
Minature Yorkshire Terrier Dog
2 puppies 8 weeks old
White Yorkshire Terrier
Benji Boo Boo. He is a very rare white Yorkshire terrier (Standard Size). Very handsome but very bossy lol
Photos with thanks to Tracey from Topsys Terriers

Yorkshire Terrier Ruby in red coat
Yorkshire Terrier in red coat
Photos with thanks to Trudy Fields



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