Yorkshire Terrier Information

yorkshire terrier breedThis popular toy dog packs a lot of personality into a small, spritely package. The 6th most popular dog in the United States, the Yorkshire Terrier is an affectionate and spirited breed. He needs strong leadership otherwise he tends to be bossy. With the right amount of training, however, this dog is a loving member of any family. Naturally adaptable, he does well in many different types of environments.

The Yorkie traces its history back to the Waterside Terrier. Today he has won over legions of fans thanks to his tiny, sweet face, beautiful black and tan coat, and lively, larger-than-life personality.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 0ft 8in - 0ft 9in     Weight: 4-6lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 15 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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