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Yorkshire Terrier Puppies

Courageous ~ Energetic ~ Independent ~ Playful

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.

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BREED INFORMATION

YORKSHIRE TERRIER


Temperament

Courageous, Energetic, Independent, Playful

Adult Weight 4-6 lbs
Adult Height 8-9 in
Life Expectancy 10-16 yrs
Rating 5.0 ( reviews)
Maintenance    
Low High
Training    
Easy Hard
Shedding    
Min Max
Adaptability    
Easy Hard
Active    
Low High

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.

Temperament

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.

Exercise

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.

REVIEWS

YORKSHIRE TERRIER


Date: 5/11/2016
Name: Izzie
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Amy Sanborn
Loc: Charlton, MA

This is Autumn (formally Amy, bought in 2014) and Izzie. Both of these pups are well mannered, healthy and love to snuggle- just what I need! I'm so impressed with the way Premier Pup followed up and provided the necessary Meds, food and clear directions I needed to transition both of theses puppies into my life. I liked them so much I bought two puppies!

Date: 12/30/2016
Name: Bella
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Lisa
Loc: Chicago

I purchased my puppy in July 2016. My father, daughter and I drove seven hours to pick her up and she was so worth it, she is the sweetest cutest puppy I have ever seen. We had recently lost our Pomeranian for 15 years and we couldn't asked for a better new family member then Bella. Permier pups continued to check on her during our whole travel back home, also a few weeks after our arrival. Bella is a very happy , energetic, and healthy pup, I would recommend anyone to go there and pick up their newest family member!!

Date: 4/21/2017
Name: Kali
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Tamara and Jamie Freeman
Loc: Houston,TX

We purchased Kali from premier pups late March and it was one of them best decisions we could've made. She's our little spoiled baby. Premier was there every step of the way from helping us decide which dog we truly wanted to making sure she arrived safely to us. They check on her very often and we appreciate that. We will be purchasing from them again soon!

Date: 12/13/2016
Name: Ginger( formerly Izzie)
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Rosetta Thomas
Loc: Cameron NC

We had such a great experience with Premier pups. We received her on December 4, she was an early Christmas gift for our children. My children cried when we returned from the airport with her. She fitted right in with the entire family. A big Thank You to Premier pups for the step by step instructions on caring for our new baby and answering the ton of question that I have.

Date: 2/17/2018
Name: Little Meyer ( Harley)
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Ashlei Guerriero
Loc: Mill hall pa

I received my little puppy for a b-day present from my boss. At first she didn’t transition, our vet said she was a very sick puppy she was going to die. That was so far from the truth Mike from premier puppy told me what to do, he went out of his way to help me from Dailey texts and phone calls he knew what to do. If it wouldn’t have been for him I would have listened to the vet and she would have died. He said trust me, and I did. If I ever have any questions he answers me. I thank God for Premiere puppy every day. My puppy is very Healthy. Thank you premier puppy??

Date: 10/2/2018
Name: Ghost (aka Reynaldo)
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Paula dinu
Loc: New york

Since receiving our Yorkie, on August 10,2018, the House has been full of love and happiness. He arrived with a crate, familiar toys, food and medications. He was extremely clean and had a good temperament. He adjusted easily to the home and has become a part of the family immediately! The breeder would email daily and call to check on our puppy for the first 2 weeks and offered assistance as needed. Premier pups is an excellent, reputable breeder with beautiful puppies. Our puppy is a handsome little guy and so well behaved! We love our purchase and are so thankful to have found premier pups!

Date: 5/19/2017
Name: Peanut and Buddy
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Rhiannon Garcia
Loc: montgomery

Last August we bought our first puppy ever together as a family, Peanut ( Teacup Yorkie) and then we came back 8 months later and we bought our littlest one Buddy( Micro Teacup Yorkie) yesterday. I am so so happy when i tell you honestly how very Pleased i am with them. They are the REAL thing. In the very beginning when we were purchasing Peanut, we were so nervous not only for her size but also the responsibility that comes with it, and lets not talk about all of the scams out there. When i tell you that Premiere Pups from Ohio is the real thing, I mean it. Both puppies came to me Happy and Healthy, Both puppies eat so well and are so playful. All they want to do is eat, play, and then sleep due to how active they are. The staff are so friendly and professional and answered all of our questions anytime we needed them to. Please believe me when i say that they are the real thing and really do care about their puppies health and happiness. My family is so so happy and thankful to all of the staff that were a part of this, because i know how much these two puppies mean to our lives, especially to my two kids and I will NEVER purchase from anyone but them and i really hope that you will do the same.

Date: 1/1/2017
Name: Was Lisa when bought but changed to Zoey
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Terry lee Coffey jr
Loc: Massillon ohio

I got my puppy around May 21fst 2014 and when I got her she was named Lisa but changed it to Zoey . This place was awesome and very polite and kind. In May I well have Zoey for 3 years. She's very energetic and fun . She loves to play and is very energetic . She is very bossy. Lol wants car rides and such. I love my baby. Thank u. I so recommend them to anyone looking for a puppy. Very nice people to work with . I give you guys a 5 star rating . I'll be looking u guys up in the future when it's time to get another fur babie.. thank u

Date: 6/10/2017
Name: Jayla "twinkle"
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Mendi short
Loc: Port orange fl

Thank you so much!!! We got our puppy safely home she had alittle kennel cough that we treated but other than that she is an amazing , loving , energetic sweet girl! We love her and couldn't be happier!

Date: 1/27/2019
Name: Dream
Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Client: Tameisha
Loc: Baltimore md

My puppy is now 7 months I love her so much

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