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Yorkshire Terrier

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The Yorkshire Terrier is a very popular breed and makes a great companion. This dog is lively and fun, loyal to his owner..

Description

This breed has long silky fur with a flat head and medium muzzle. Tail is usually docked. The Yorkie has a lot of hair on his head which is typically worn tied up in a barrette.

Size
TheYorkie is about 7 pounds and stand between 6 and 7 inches.

Color
Black and Tan

Origin
Only about 100 years old, there is some discrepancy as to where this breed hails from – Scotland or Englandi

Temperament
Full of energy and adventure, this breed is brave and loyal. The Yorkie seems to think it is a much larger dog and acts as such. Affectionate to his master but can be suspicous of strangers. Needs a lot of attention.

Training
Easy to train but can be stubborn at times.

Living Conditions
Does well as an indoor dog, can be sensitive to the cold.

Group
AKC Toy, Terrier

 
 

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