Yorkshire Terrier Breed Overview
The Yorkshire terrier is small dog known for its silky, long and straight coat and it is named after the place of origin Yorkshire in North England.
Their coat is a combination of tan and steel blue. Hair can grow long, especially on the face, which means that you should trim it often in order to prevent it from dipping into the water bowl or food. Yorkshire terriers don’t shed as other dogs because they have a little undercoat, but still, they shed a little. You have to brush them on weekly basis, especially around the head.
They are energetic, but small dogs that require daily playtime and walk in order to stimulate them mentally and physically. If you see them run around without any reason, that means that you should walk it longer and increase his / her exercise.
Yorkshire terrier can reach up to 17.5 cm in heights and 3.5 kg in weight.
Their lifespan is approximately 15 years.
Suitability for Children – Low
Tendency to Bark – High
Energy – Medium
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Medium
Grooming Requirements – Every Day
Trimming Required – Occassional
Amount of hair shed – None
Food Cost – Upto $5
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $97