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Yorkshire Terrier Breed Profile


Yorkshire Terrier

A unique character

Amongst the endearing qualities of the Yorkshire Terrier is that they're extremely energetic, brave, loyal, clever and affectionate.

Family/Child Friendly

This canine breed is very good with older young children provided the youngsters are nicely behaved and do not tease the dog.

Lifetime and Weight

The average lifetime of this canine breed is about 12 to 15 years. Even so, using the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been acknowledged to reside up to 20 years as well as longer. The regular weight for this breed of dog is around 7 lbs.

Prevalent Illnesses

By far the most well-known diseases and medical conditions connected with this dog breed involve but are not limited to dental difficulties, delicate digestive tract, back injuries, abnormal skull formations, behavioral issues, bronchitis and birthing challenges.

House-breaking and Shedding

House-training may be difficult with this breed of canine as they're portion of the terrier group. Shedding is minimal, but brush every day to maintain the fur totally free of mats and tangles.

Greatest Owner Compatibility

Might be appropriate for the apartment or condo atmosphere. Not appropriate for the frequent traveler. Most effective Owner has a yard to play in with plenty of like and focus to give.

Exactly where to buy

The perfect spots to buy this dog breed are from trustworthy breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Price

The typical expense for this dog breed is around $875+ per dog. Routine veterinary care needs to be included in your spending budget.

Aggression Aspect

Not typically aggressive unless abused or neglected. Can develop smaller dog syndrome.

Noise Element

This canine breed is vulnerable to obsessive barking if they've owners that tend not to show proper pack leadership skills. 


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