Country of Origin: England.
Coat: Consists of very long, silky hair. The color is golden-brown wtih steel-grey.
Character: Yorkshire Terriers become very attached to their families. They are lively, intelligent and bark when they sense danger.
Temperament: This dog is tolerant of children, provided that they respect its territory. It can be a bit too brave occasionally when dealing with larger dogs but gets along fine with cats and other household pets.
Care: Intensive brushing and combing of the coat is required on a daily basis. If this is too time-consuming, the coat should be trimmed professionally. The hair is kept out of the eyes by a rubber band or a bow. The ears must be checked and loose hairs must be removed from ear passages.
Training: If training is consistent, this breed will learn quickly.
Activity: The exercise needs of this dog are uncomplicated. It will adapt itself to the activity level of your family.
Yorkshire Terrier Description: The Yorkshire Terrier is a tiny, long-haired terrier whose blue and tan coat is parted on the face and from the base of the skull to the end of the tail and hangs evenly and very straight down each side of the body. The Yorkie is one of the world's smallest dogs rarely more than 7 lbs. in weight. Though tiny, he is a big-dog in a little-dog package. Newborn Yorkie's are black with tan on the eyebrow, jaws, chest and feet. They fully mature in two years. Compact in size, sweet in nature and cheerful in character they make wonderful companions.