The Yorkshire Terrier is a companion dog that originated in Great Britain.
Appearance & Grooming
The Yorkshire Terrier is an extra small dog. The breed has a soft, glossy coat in black, gold, blue, and tan. The Yorkshire Terrier sheds infrequently but may require professional handling during brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
The Yorkshire Terrier is energetic, playful, independent, and fearless. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.
The Yorkshire Terrier has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the Yorkshire Terrier should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and should have daily walks. It is recommended to feed them well-formulated food as they age.
The Yorkshire Terrier is a loving and affectionate dog. A combination of verbal praises, rewards, and patience during training is recommended. Compulsive training methods and punishments are not effective and may negatively affect a dog parent’s relationship with this breed.