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Yorkshire Terrier

Basic Requirements

Yorkshire Terriers require bi-weekly to daily brushing to keep the coat free from tangles. In addition, occasional bathing and trimming is needed. They are a good choice for smaller homes and apartments.

Temperament

Yorkshire Terriers are courageous, devoted little dogs that bond closely with their owner. They do best with older children. They will alert their owner with a protective bark on the approach of a stranger to the home.
Yorkshire Terrier Housebreaking

Yorkshire Terrier Housebreaking requires consistency on your part. Dogs are creatures of habit, and knowing the tips and tricks of training will make the process so much easier and less stressful.

Yorkshire Terrier PUPPY HOUSEBREAKING tips: https://www.dog-breeds.net/puppy-housebreaking/

Yorkshire Terrier ADULT MARKING AND RETRAINING tips: https://www.dog-breeds.net/dog-housebreaking-marking-page/
Health

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Average lifespan is 13 years. Watch for legg-perthes, luxated patellar, liver shunt
Where to find puppies and adults

If you are looking for a puppy or adult dog, please read our important information on choosing a puppy from a breeder and adopting a dog from a rescue. There are good dog breeders and good dog rescues and there are bad dog breeders and bad dog rescues. Our information will help you to make an informed decision and will give you tips on what to look for and what to avoid.

Pet shops are not the best place to look for a puppy. Dogs from pet shops often come from puppy mills, and puppy mill dogs are often kept in unhealthy conditions. The best way to end puppy mills is to rescue or buy from reputable sources.