Yorkshire Terriers

The Yorkshire Terrier is a rather young, artificially bred dog breed that originates in the English county of Yorkshire at the end of the XNUMXth century. The following took part in the formation of the Yorkshire Terrier: Manchester Terrier, Skye Terrier, Maltese, etc.

Now Yorkshire Terriers are very popular primarily due to their compactness and glamorous appearance. The Yorkshire Terrier is not only a companion dog, but also an excellent guard, he is brave and not afraid of anything, he will always notify if he senses danger.

Yorkshire terriers - girl and boyYorchik has many interesting character traits, they charge with their energy and good mood. In addition to the fact that these dogs are cheerful and energetic, they are also very curious and cocky, because if the Yorkies are not followed, they can mess up or get themselves in trouble. The Yorkshire Terrier is a very intelligent breed that learns quickly, especially about things you don't really like, and also likes to bark with or without it, so training your pet will not be superfluous.

Sign of attentionYorkies get along well with children, but if the child will hurt the dog, or tease, then the Yorkshire Terrier will not think twice about biting the child or not, keep this in mind.


A big plus of Yorkies is that they do not shed, and you will not need to collect wool throughout the apartment and from your clothes, but you will still have to take care of it, since the wool of this breed is fast-growing. To keep your pets always beautiful and tidy, there are two options for caring for wool:

  1. Short haircut (about 2-3 times a month) in this case, you can leave a bang on your head and tie it with an elastic band or ribbon;
  2. long hairstyle with a bang, which, as in the first case, is collected with an elastic band, or ribbon. In this case, the dog should be brushed daily with a special comb to prevent knots, and bathed at least once a week, or when dirty, to eliminate the effect of greasy hair.

York haircut

Yorchikov are very convenient in that they can be taught to a cat tray or a diaper and thus avoid walks in cold or rainy weather, but since these dogs are very active and love to run, try not to deprive them of this pleasure and walk in good weather at least minutes 15-20.


Yorchiks are not picky eaters and are ready to eat anything, but do not forget that they need a diet. These dogs, like many other representatives of small breeds, should not eat fatty, smoked, starchy and sweet. It is advisable to include meat, porridge, cottage cheese and vegetables in your dog's diet. As a treat - fresh fruit.

Earlier in the blog, we compiled weekly dog ​​menu, which is also suitable for Yorkshire Terriers. Therefore, if you are still undecided about the proper nutrition of your pet, you can use our recommendations.

Ludmila Markina

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