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Yorkshire Terrier

Purebred Dog Breed

Description

That of a long-haired toy terrier whose blue and tan coat is parted on the face and from the base of the skull to the end of the tail and hangs evenly and quite straight down each side of body. The body is neat, compact and well proportioned. The dog's high head carriage and confident manner should give the appearance of vigor and self-importance.

Coloring

Black , Tan, and Blue

Temperament

This little dog is highly energetic, brave, loyal and clever. Affectionate with its master, but sometimes suspicious of strangers.

Origin

The Yorkshire Terrier was originally bred to catch the rats that infested the mine shafts in north England and as a hunting dog that could penetrate into badger and fox burrows. The Yorkshire Terrier breed is only 100 or so years old and itÆs origins are not entirely certain.

Care Level

Easy

petkey™ Breed Statistics

# Registered Pets 57050
Males 29996 (52.58 %)
Females 27054 (47.42 %)
Microchip Count 47448 (83.17 %)
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