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Yorkshire terriers, also called Yorkies, were originally bred in Yorkshire, England, to help Scottish emigrants chase vermin out of their fabric mills. During WWII, a Yorkshire terrier named Smokey carried a communicatio... More »

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PetCareRx recommends feeding Yorkshire terriers dry dog food with a small kibble made to fit in a toy breed's mouth. Yorkshire terriers require a high-quality diet consisting of protein, carbohydrates, fruits and vegetab... More »

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One of the easiest ways to rescue a Yorkshire terrier is to find a rescue organization that specializes in that breed and apply to adopt from them. These rescues are often available through breed clubs and the American K... More »

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Popular haircuts for Yorkshire terriers include the Westie, squared puppy and three-layer cut. The Westie cut is best for active but stylish dogs. The squared puppy cut is a common, low-maintenance but less stylish hairc... More »

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PetCareRx recommends feeding Yorkshire terriers dry dog food with a small kibble made to fit in a toy breed's mouth. Yorkshire terriers require a high-quality diet consisting of protein, carbohydrates, fruits and vegetab... More »

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Teacup Yorkshire terriers, also called Yorkies, weigh an average of 3 to 4 pounds and stand 6 to 7 inches tall. They are approximately four pounds less than an average-sized Yorkie, which weighs about seven pounds. More »

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Yorkshire terriers, known as Yorkies, live an average of 12 to 15 years. The small dogs often suffer from health problems including bronchitis, easily upset stomachs, eye infections and tooth decay. They also tend to hav... More »

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