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Yorkshire Terrier

Named for the English city where he originated, the Yorkshire Terrier is brave, determined, energetic and investigative. Originally owned by the middle class, especially weavers, the Yorkie has a long, luxurious blue-and-tan coat. The breed adapts well and travels easily. A protective companion, the Yorkie requires little exercise but needs daily interaction with his family and regular brushing.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
The Yorkshire Terrier is one of the most popular breeds in the U.S.
Yorkshire Terrier
  • Size Toy
  • Height 15 to 23 centimetres
  • Weight 3 kilograms or less
  • Coat Long
  • Energy High
  • Colour Black and/or tan
  • Activities Agility, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor Indoor