Yorkshire Terrier Puppies
The larger pet Yorkies look more like the original breed than the tiny, delicate show specimens. Originally a tough, sturdy little terrier bred to catch rats in the Yorkshire mines. Breeder rapidly turned the Yorkie into a fashion accessory.
Appearance of Yorshirk Terrier Puppies/ Dogs
Dark eyes have intelligent, alert expression
Small erect V-shaped ears
Fine, silky, dark steel-blue coat
Tail darker than rest of the body
Long coat parted in centre from nose to end of tail for show purposes
Long facial hair (topknot) tied back with ribbon
Rich, bright tan facial and chest hair
Life Span 12- 15 years
Height range 8-9 in (20-23cm)
Weight range up to 7lb (Up to 3Kg)
Character alert, intelligent terrier in a small frame.
Exercise will walk its owner literally off his/her feet in the country, or settle for a walk in the park.
Grooming daily brushing and combing for the pet owner. Continuous work for the show aspirant.
Feeding approximately 1/2 can (400g size) of a branded meaty product, with kibbles added in equal parts by volume.
Temperament tendencies The fiery terrier temperament often surfaces. A brave guard dog which usually attempt to catch a rabbit or rodent. Intelligent, affectionate pets which put up with pampering but appreciate a good walk and been treated like "real' dogs.