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Yorkshire Terrier Puppies For Sale
Yorkshire Terriers (Yorkies) are feisty, adventurous and spunky little dogs; they are sporty and wild, cuddly and affectionate, they love to travel and explore and they are highly devoted family-oriented dogs. Yorkshire Terrier puppies have amazing colorful personalities, they are loving, fun, playful and fond of attention, they love to perform tricks and they are great at canine sports. Yorkies are elegant toy-sized dogs, they have an average weight between 4 to 6 pounds and an average height between 8 to 9 inches, and they have a glamorous long silky hypoallergenic coat, sparkly dark eyes, a little black nose and small pointy ears.
Alert, Courageous, Energetic, Loyal, Intelligent, Independent and Playful
|Adult Weight||4-6 lbs|
|Adult Height||8-9 in|
|Life Expectancy||10-16 yrs|
|Rating||5.0 (65 reviews)|
The Yorkshire Terrier also known to many as the Yorkie, said to have Scottish ancestry, was brought to England by breeders in the 19th century. It was originally bred and used to catch mice in clothing mills. Due to its energetic and brave temperament, it excelled at this task. Today, the Yorkie is one of the most popular and sought-after dog breeds in the United States. Its long silky coat which is usually blue and tan in color gives this puppy a unique physical appearance. These charming little dogs crave attention and are very affectionate towards humans; thus, making them the perfect addition to your family.
Appearance and Grooming
This toy sized terrier has a long, silky and soft blue and tan coat that 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. An interesting fact is that their coats become lighter in color as they age. Though, shedding is minimal, their long hair requires daily brushing in effort to prevent tangles and knots. Regular grooming every for 6 to 8 weeks is also very important to keep a healthy coat and clipped nails.
This self-assured, intelligent breed is a combination of charming looks and adventurous terrier spirit. This breed can certainly show a wide range of personalities from cuddly and perky and wanting nothing more than to adoringly follow in their families everywhere, to an outgoing and sometimes mischievous temperament. Early socialization and training will make for a well-rounded addition to your family. But be careful not to spoil them to much as they can encourage them to form bad behaviors.
Family and Companionship
These elegant dogs are very affectionate towards their owners and families as one would expect from a companion dog, but true to their terrier heritage, they're sometimes suspicious of strangers, and will bark at strange sounds and intruders. They require lots of attention and time with their family. It is best not to leave them for long hours as they will become quite anxious and yappy. Because of their small size they will do best with older children unless supervised during play time with younger children.
Daily exercise will help your Yorkie release pent-up energy, maintain muscles, keep the heart healthy, keeps the metabolism working efficiently and intense that they are panting. A moderate walk twice a day is perfect. These dogs like routine, so ideally one in the morning and one in the evening.
Training and Socialization
These puppies respond best to repetition, praise and plenty of positive reinforcement. They are very in tune with the trainer and the challenges of training as they are driven by the mental stimulation. Early socialization is equally important as it offers the opportunity to become accustomed to people, other dogs and traffic. It also provides this curious pup with mental stimulation by way of sight, scent, sound, which aids in the training process.
Frequently Asked Questions
The average lifespan is 11 to 15 years.
They can be. This breed is very territorial, independent and fearless which can lead to aggressive behaviors. Proper training and socialization at an early age can help to eliminate these aggressive behaviors.
The adult Yorkshire Terrier measures between 8 to 9 inches in height and weighs between 3 to 7 lbs.
This breed has a long fine single coat that often has a glossy or silky texture.
Yes. This has a lot to do with their hunting and terrier lineage. They bark when they are excited, agitated or just want to communicate.
No. A Yorkshire Terriers coat is actually made of hair and not fur so they only shed minimally, much the same as human hair loss.
No dog is truly hypoallergenic, however because this breed has hair they will carry less pet dander, which makes them an excellent breed for those who suffer with allergies.
These small and mighty dogs are brave and confident. They are fearless and fun and always willing and ready to play. Alternatively, they also enjoy plenty of lap time on the couch and cuddles with their owners and family.
This breed has a moderate energy level so they will need a couple of walks each day. Short strolls in addition to some indoor or outdoor active play each day will be plenty to keep them healthy.
Though they are known for their independence, they don’t like being left alone. They can develop separation anxiety or destructive behaviors if left alone for long periods of time. They’d be much happier going wherever you go.
They can be, but it requires a fair amount of training and socialization for both the Yorkshire Terrier and the child or children. This breed can become easily agitated and aggressive if provoked.
Yes, they are most commonly referred to as a “Yorkie”.
Yes. Puppies are born black and their coats turn blue-and-tan as they mature.
The Yorkshire Terrier originated in Yorkshire county in northern England during the 19th century.
The Yorkshire Terrier's ears will begin to stand between the ages of 6 and 8 months.
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