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Yorkshire Terrier Info

Yorkshire Terrier Breed Information

Learn all about Yorkshire Terriers at Petstew.com. If you’re interested in adopting or buying a Yorkshire Terrier, or just a dog lover, you should research all details including the Yorkshire Terrier breed temperament, coat, colors, shedding, health, grooming requirements, and more.
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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 6-7" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 3-5 pups
Group: Toy Weight: 3-7 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: Small

Breed Overview

The Yorkshire Terrier is a Small dog breed, with a starting weight of 3 lbs that can reach 7 lbs. It is officially part of the Toy group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Yorkshire Terrier breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Long hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Yorkshire Terrier should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 5 puppies.

Yorkshire Terrier Breed Characteristics

Group Toy Drooler no
Size Small Guard Dog no
Origin England Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic yes
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs none
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous no

Yorkshire Terrier Temperament

timid around strangers and dislikes roughhousing

Health Problems

eye irritations, tracheal collapse, premature dental disease and patellar luxation

Yorkshire Terrier Coat

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Colors

Gunmetal blue on body with tan head and legs.

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Litter Size 0-0 pups Lifespan 0-0 years
Yard Needs N/A Easy to Train
Guard Dog
Kid Friendly
Active Indoors
Apartment Friendly
Exercise Demands
Stranger Friendly
Pet Friendly
Brushing Requirements
Tolerates Cold
Tolerates Heat

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