Yorkshire Terrier Puppies For Sale
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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Meet Milo! He's happy, he's healthy and most importantly he is LOVED! Let me tell you if you're apprehensive at the thought of "ordering" a pup online or purchasing a dog that has been bred, cast all your worries aside! I previously purchased a Maltese from Premier Pups in 2010 and had a wonderful experience. He is mild mannered, cuddly and a great family dog. Several years later we wanted to purchase puppies again but for some reason opted to purchase two locally in NJ. After having two very bad experiences (both sick puppies that needed to be returned) I resorted back to Premier Pups for the simple fact that no one compares. This is the only place I recommend for a perfect dog and the only place I'll stick with from now on. Milo and Dolce were both as pictured but most importantly HEALTHY. Both dogs (years apart) never got sick and never had to take to the Vet for health issues other than routine check ups. Dolce is now 7 years old and happy as can be and Milo is right there with him. It would be a mistake to go anywhere else.
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!
I purchased my Teacup Yorkshire Terrier on the 10th of June. While I had a few rough days to begin with, Ryan was ALWAYS available on the phone and by video to chat with me to get me through those tough times when my Peyton was adjusting to her new environment. Since that time, she had adjusted well and is very energetic and is just a joy to the entire family. She goes everywhere with me. I take her to church, shopping and am getting ready to take her on our family vacation next month. It is very reassuring to know that you have people like Ryan who are there for you with any question you have at any time to help you along with the way! I would not hesitate to purchase another dog from Premier Pups. They are A-1 first class.
We bought bear back in February of 2018. He was the best decision we’ve ever made. He is so smart and nutty (especially after his bath). He is like a little kid because he always looks in our bags for a new toy when we get back from the store. He gets so excited for a new toy. He will get on the back of the couch with a toy in his mouth to show us when we come in the door. He does have anxiety and doesn’t like car rides at all which I hate because I wanted a dog I could take with me everyplace I went but I do t love him any less. I wouldn’t trade him for the world. Now I have a new grandson in the house (2mths old) and he has adapted to having him there and loves giving him nose and ear kisses. I highly recommend this place for your beloved family member. Bear was and is completely healthy and lovable. If I ever want another I will be coming back here for sure.
Approximately two years ago, my family and I decided to buy a yorkie (Rascal, who we renamed Goliath). This year, we came to the conclusion that Goliath needed a partner to play with, so be bought Rebecca (who we’ve now named Cleo). Now, I’m very happy that we have two yorkies instead of one.
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!!
After searching locally and not being able to find a Yorkie puppy that was what we wanted, we decided to look online. We ordered a Yorkie puppy from Premier Pups. She was just what we were expecting from the online description and is such a joy. We named her Bella. She has a great temperament and is the size we were looking for. It was very refreshing to find her weight and birthdate posted online, since we had found that most local breeders were offended to be asked to weigh their puppies (since it exposes their scam of selling larger dogs for teacup prices). We weighed bella when she arrived and were so relieved to find that her weight was right in line with what was posted on Premier Pups website. We are very satisfied with our purchase and recommend buying from Premier Pups.
We absolutely love our Bella, formerly Goldie. She will turn 3 years old this January 19th, 2016. She is a perfect addition to our family and greets everyone with her bone when they come in the house. She loves to be outside and was quite amused playing in the snow for the first time. She loves the car and travels with us everywhere we go, from the cabin in WI to seeing Grandma and the other residents at the nursing home. She is a very big hit with the ladies at the home!!! She is great with the grandkids and makes sure she cleans up any snacks they might drop on the floor. We always say she can't handle her licker because her tongue is always liking someone or something. I can not thank Premier Pups enough for allowing me to buy my sweet Bella. She came to me at a very difficult time. I was recovering from a very complicated back surgery and she helped me heal and stayed by my side for companionship. Still to this day where ever I sit or lay down she is right by my side.
Bear formally Rudy, is a teacup yorkie. Thank u so much. He is the best little family member we could have ever asked for. He is the cutest, sweetest little baby boy. He is so spoiled rotten. If I ever decide to add another little baby to the house, I will be returning to premier pups. It was a very easy process. I drove down and picked Bear up. Everyone there is so great and helpful. Thank u again. We love our little boosie bear.