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Yorkshire Terrier

General Description

The Yorkshire terrier is energetic, feisty and domineering but also affectionate. It is considered a good apartment dog, but it can be stubborn with house training. Yorkies are sensitive to cold and prone to chills, so they need to be protected appropriately.

 

Character and Temperament

Intelligent, independent, courageous, bold and confident

Exercise

Yorkies need around 30 or 40 minutes of exercise per day. Don't be fooled by their small size – they enjoy running, fetching, and playing games just as much as the next dog!

Origin

England, As the name implies, they originated in the county of Yorkshire. Historians believe that Yorkies were first created by Scottish weavers who migrated to England and bred different terrier breeds together to develop the uniquely small and fearless dog breed

Stats

Average Dog Size

8-9

Average Dog Weight

4-7

Average Life Expectancy

13-16


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