What kind of Yorkie do I have?
Only one type of Yorkie officially exists: the Yorkshire terrier. However, dogs with colors and markings that deviate from the tan coat with the blue saddle also claim to be Yorkies. These dogs are really mismarked Yorkshire terriers or mixes of Yorkshire terriers and other dogs.
What do you need to know about a Yorkshire Terrier?
6 Things We Bet You Didn’t Know About Yorkshire Terriers 1. Yorkies are called the “Tomboy Toy.” Don’t be fooled by this toy breed’s tiny stature—they are five to seven pounds… 2. The Yorkie’s coat has a similar texture to human hair. Yorkies are known for their long, flowing, silky coats.
Is the Yorkshire Terrier the smallest dog in the world?
Many pet Yorkies weigh a bit more than the standard but are still, relatively speaking, tiny dogs. When an already small toy breed like the Yorkshire Terrier is miniaturized, it becomes a very small dog indeed.
Can a Yorkshire Terrier fit in a teacup?
Many pet Yorkies weigh a bit more than the standard but are still, relatively speaking, tiny dogs. When an already small toy breed like the Yorkshire Terrier is miniaturized, it becomes a very small dog indeed. Why Call Them ‘Teacup’ Yorkies? Some mini Yorkies are so small that they can fit inside of a teacup, which is where the term comes from.
Can a Yorkshire Terrier live in New York City?
Even a dog as small as a Yorkie can succeed in the Big Apple and other large urban environments. In fact, Yorkies routinely make the top of the list of NYC’s most popular breeds (although they’ve dropped in numbers over the past few years).
Where can I find a Yorkshire Terrier for sale?
Find Yorkshire Terrier Puppies and Breeders in your area and helpful Yorkshire Terrier information. All Yorkshire Terrier found here are from AKC-Registered parents. Home Puppies Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier (Yorkie) Puppies For Sale – AKC PuppyFinder
Can a Yorkshire Terrier be too big or too small?
Many owners of Yorkshire Terriers can be concerned that their dog is too small or too large when compared with other Yorkies. If you’re concerned about the size of your Yorkie, you may be concerned about health issues or even if your pup is actually a Yorkie or perhaps a mixed breed.
What’s the difference between a Yorkie and a Yorkshire Terrier?
Yorkies are a certain weight range, “Tiny Toy”. Yorkies are slightly smaller, “Extreme Tiny”. Yorkies are smaller than that, etc. These breeders might even price their dogs according to weight, as if that alone should define a dog’s value.
What’s the best thing to do with a Yorkshire Terrier?
Some Yorkshire Terriers are indeed dedicated cuddle-bugs. But others act more like tiny terriers, with instincts to chase anything that moves and warn off strangers with a sharp shrill bark. As a trainer and behavioral consultant, the biggest problems I see with Yorkies have to do with how their owners treat them.