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Getting to Know the Yorkshire Terrier

Updated: Mar 11, 2020

Yorkshire Terriers are small dogs with big personalities. Although they are originally from Yorkshire, England, these dogs are now found in areas all around the world, including the United States. These adorable pups are known for their long coats. The color of the coat varies from one dog to the next. However, most Yorkshire Terriers are a combination of black and tan, black and gold, or even blue and tan.

Yorkshire Terrier Personality

These dogs may be relatively small, but that does not prevent them from being bold and independent. Although most Yorkshire Terriers will enjoy cuddles and being held, these animals have no problem doing different things on their own. Aside from their independence, they are smart dogs that can follow commands quite easily. When it comes to training these animals, it does not take too much time because they tend to catch on quickly.

What Type of Home Is Best For Yorkshire Terrier?

Yorkies can do well in both large homes and small homes. Because they are so small, they are perfect for those living in apartments without as much space. These dogs do not like temperatures that are too cold or too hot, so it is best to keep them indoors when the temperature outside drops too low or goes up too high.

Most Yorkies are extremely affectionate and will show their owners how much they love and appreciate them. Although they are affectionate, they are not always good with other dogs and kids. However, it all depends on the dog itself. If the dog was raised as a puppy around children and other animals, it may do well with children and other pets that people have in their homes, such as other dog breeds and cats.

This breed does best in a home where they can receive a lot of attention because of their incredibly high energy levels. They like to go out for walks and they enjoy playing different games with their owners. It is a good idea to get them plenty of toys to use both indoors and outdoors to keep them active and entertained. They prefer being around people instead of spending too much time alone at home.

Yorkshire Terriers are small hypoallergenic dogs with great personalities. They are playful, affectionate, and love to spend time with their family. These protective, loyal, and loving animals are great to have as pets.

If you're interested in buying a Yorkshire Terrier we invite you to contact Petite Pets Puppy Boutique to learn more about Yorkies.

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