Yorkshire Terrier

Summary

The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England. Ideally its maximum size is 7 pounds (3.2 kg). A popular companion dog, the Yorkshire Terrier has also been part of the development of other breeds, such as the Silky Terrier. It has a grey, black and tan coat, and the breed's nickname is Yorkie. Yorkshire Terriers are very playful and energetic dogs. Many people who have a Yorkie as a pet have two, because they often have separation anxiety when left alone and "they don’t enjoy being alone."

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Also known as

This breed is also called Barking Scarf, Biewer Terrier, Chocolate Yorkie, Chocolate Yorkshire Terrier, Red Yorkie, Red Yorkshire Terrier, Scottish Broken-Haired Terrier, Yorkie as well as Yorkshire Terriers.

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