The Yorkshire terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type. This was developed in the 13th century in Yorkshire, England. This is a popular companion breed, it has also played a role in developing other breeds like Silky Terrier. They are generally found in black, grey and tan coat. Most of the people know this breed by his nickname, Yorkie.
Yorkshire terrier price in India
Yorkshire terrier dog prices in India are near 34 k for a pup.
Their coat is importantly placed on color, quality, and texture, and hair must be glossy, fine, straight and silky. Traditionally, their coat grows to the ground level and parted from the middle of their back. Hair from the back of the neck to the tail must be dark grey to black in color. The color of the coat of an adult Yorkshire deviates from the standard one, also may have wooly or some extra fine coats but is still a Yorkshire. And this breed’s dog with fine, straight, silky coat is considered hypoallergenic.
Many popular dogs’ information web sites considered Yorkshires with fine, straight, silky coat as hypoallergenic. Unlike many other breeds, Yorkshires don’t shed a lot of hair, they lose some only while bathing or brushing, and it is their dander and saliva that trigger most allergic reactions.
The way for coat to reach its final color may take upto 3 years or even more, which is either black or greyish color.
The personality or character of an ideal Yorkshire is reflected by “carriage very upright feisty” and “conveying an important air”. Though small, Yorkshire is an active dog breed, who is very curious, overprotective and fond of attention.
Emotionally secure or mentally sound people should not show their soft submissive temperament seen in lap dogs. That is why Yorkie is not advisable to a home with typical young children. Instead, they make ideal companions with older family members. Yorkie is good for children above 10 years. It is better for the dog and for children themselves.
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Yorkie is naturally intelligent and quick learner, intensive training is not required, moderate one is sufficient. But since this was made for working purpose thus you need to play or work with this, this may include walking, running or other activities to keep their mind busy.
Yorkie are known to stay happy, but it is reported that some contented Yorkies stay quiet. They are easily adaptable to all surroundings, they travel well and result to be a good pet for all. They are small in size so they need only less exercise but must get regular interaction with people. Many behave timidly with other dogs thus prefer to be close to humans for the sake of comfort..
Life span of a Yorkshire is estimated to be between 13 years and 16 years.