The Yorkshire Terrier dog weighs from 5 to 7 pounds and it’s a toy or a lap breed. They are perfect for those of us that live in apartments with limited space for pets.
The History Of Yorkshire Terrier
There is little information about the breeds’ history. Many believe that it is a mating between the Scottish and English Terriers, which may have occurred during the Industrial Revolution. Among their ancestors are the the Walsh Terrier, Manchester Terrier, Waterside Terrier, Paisley Terrier and the Clydesdale Terrier.
Initially bred to catch rats that were infesting the area, they were first known as the ‘Broken Hair Scotch Terriers’. First mentioned in 1870 the breed was named after Yorkshire, the county from England where they were first bred
Is A Yorkshire Terrier Puppy Right For You
The puppies of this breed are very small and delicate and require a lot of attention during their first months of life. The Yorkie puppies enjoy being petted and love sitting on the laps of their owners. These dogs were created for hunting they need to be walked frequently 토토사이트 as they are extremely active.
They are very small pups and should be fed from feeding bottles as used for small children, until they are big enough to eat solid food by themselves. It is not uncommon to see a lady owning a Yorkshire Terrier carrying it around in a large purse.
Where To Look For A Pup
The best place to search for a Pup is online as there are many web sites dedicated to selling and breeding dogs. Thus you can take your pick from hundreds of dogs..
The age of six weeks up to two months is the best time to acquire a Yorkshire Terrier puppy. This is when they start to walk around with ease, eat solid food and usually would have already had their first shots.
Many people buy Yorkie puppies from the local pet shops, because they are professional and can give you the information and assistance you require. You can also look in the local newspaper for Yorkie puppies.