YORKSHIRE TERRIER

Gabby Martinez

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history of breed

Originally the yorkie was bred for the purpose of catching rats in mines & hunting to borrow.

Ancestors are waterside terrier.

how/where they originated

19th century & Yorkshire,England.

weight/height

height-6.5in

weight: 12-15 lbs

colors

Blue & Tan, Black & Gold, Black & Tan, Blue & Gold

TYPE

It is a Toy Dog

Year akc recognized yorkies

The year they recognized the yorkies was 1885

Average life span

13-16 years

Groom

  1. Brushing-Daily routine
  2. Bathing-weekly or bi-weekly
  3. Trimming-monthly-bi-monthly

Breed Traits

  1. Very Sensitive
  2. Adapts to Apartments
  3. Very Active
  4. Companionship

Health Problems

  1. Collapsing Trachea
  2. Pancreatitis
  3. Luxating Patellas
  4. Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis
  5. Liver Shunt
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