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Yorkshire Terrier

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1. Origin

Yorkshire Terrier has existed for about 100 years, but its origins are not known heart in it. When Scottish textile industry workers have migrated from Scotland to England in the mid nineteenth century, they brought with them different terriers dogs, which were used to hunt rats.

Over time, these terriers were bred with each other resulting in a final and Yorkshire Terrier. Initially, the race was called Broken-haired Scotch terrier. In 1870, a reporter at a canine exhibition suggest that this dog should be renamed the Yorkshire Terrier, the breed since the development was done almost entirely in Yorkshire city.

At first it was used as a working dog, but later became a pet fashion since the late Victorian era in England. In 1872, Yorkie made his entry into the United States, and has since become well known. At first Yorkshire Terrier was a dog bigger than the one we know today, but through selection programs specimens smaller waist, he could be miniaturized over the years to the size of infarction.

2. Food Yorkshire Terrier

Some Yorkie may have problems with the digestive system, which is why it's better pay special attention to his food.

Anyway I am pretty picky eaters will not eat what he does not like. Do not force it to eat foods that may harm them.

3. Description Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier is a member of group races leisure company. Yorkshire Terrier shows a wide head with the muzzle of medium length, black nose and teeth uniform. The eyes are dark, brown nergii or extremely snappy.

V-shaped ears are carried higher and the tail is short, usually at half the normal length and worn level with the spine. The legs are straight, round feet and black nails.

The most famous feature of the race is long hair, flowing, requiring constant care. When the dog is not presented in the show ring, owners opt generally for shaggy appearance.

Long hair on the face is usually caught in the top of the head with a rubber band or a bow to prevent the hair in eyes. The coat is characteristically blue-dark gray or black with shades of brown. Puppies are generally black and tan.

Yorkshire Terrier adult shows a height at withers of 15 to 17.5 cm levels and body weight is 3-3.5 kg.

4. Behavior Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier puppies are lively, intelligent sometimes too brave, do not respect their miniature size when relating with the world. Independent natures, are known and do not consider that the limits imposed by their stature and big dogs sometimes attack.

Dogs can be aggressive with strangers and with small animals, ie possessing the true legacy Terrier. They are very loving, devoted and attaches a lot of family and home, while being suspicious of strangers. Yorkshire Terrier dog breed is alert, very alert and barks whenever it senses danger. Although loves to bark, they can be taught not to do it useless. They are pleased to chase their own shadows and lie down in the sun.

If children do not treat it as a toy and does not invade the territory, Yorkshire Terrier dog would not cause any problem, he will be playing partner and devoted friend. With other dogs turn out to be slightly arrogant and very brave considering their miniature size, but can live in harmony with cats and other pets.

When it comes to dog training, dog breed Yorkshire Terrier is a student who learns pretty quickly, providing you are consistent in approach and make sure that the lessons are based on positive methods of education, that the exercises are varied and attractive. Very intelligent, it can be difficult to train because of their independent nature. Can not stand being ignored, so loud praises when learning a new trick proved to be particularly effective.

Yorkshire Terrier dogs are particularly popular because it possesses all the qualities of big dogs in a miniature form, it focuses all its energy on the master, after which literally melted. Typical specimens loves to play endless and inexhaustible energy have when it comes to adventure and discovery. Nowadays, some perceive this animal as a fashion accessory, which he treats with delicacy and indulge excessively, keeping it on your lap all day without making them give the right to independence.

The owner looks at how your dog depends on the way that will reach maturity quadruped, who are spoiled excess will get very possessive of their food and toys.

As owners, you should be aware that Terriers are true, they will be tempted to hunt and kill rodents. Therefore should not be left unattended around small pets such as guinea pigs, hamsters or rabbits.

5. Training Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier is an intelligent and easily trained by the training base, but it can be sometimes difficult to learn but rarely is clean and needs to make out.

This breed is easy to train.

The training must be consistent, varied, gently and lovingly done enough to please her dog and do whatever he asks the ruler.

6. Characteristics Yorkshire Terrier

Adapts to their needs exercise depending on how active their family and will adapt perfectly and in a less spacious apartment.

She loves to walk with the master, but does not support leash and must learn how to behave in society.

Eyes and ears Yorkshire Terrier puppies breed should be cleaned daily and dental hygiene should be given special attention.

7. Health Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier puppies from necessitate daily care with brush and comb.

If you do not have time or inclination to provide this trimming can choose short sheath, the model used Schnauzer puppies.

Does not shed, it is the perfect option for those with allergies who want a dog breed is sometimes called hypoallergenic. The hair on the forehead is usually tied with a ribbon caught in a bow to avoid embarrassment to them.

You should pay attention to hygiene ears and remove excess hair from the ear canal.

Yorkshire Terrier dogs are long-lived and with good health, rarely some specimens may Patellar luxation, cataracts alopecia (condition offered for those older).

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