Yorkshire Terrier

  • Size

  • Height

    6 to 9 inches
  • Weight

    7 pounds or less
  • Coat

  • Color

    Black and/or tan
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Agility, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor


Named for the English city where he originated, the Yorkshire Terrier is brave, determined, energetic and investigative. Originally owned by the middle class, especially weavers, the Yorkie has a long, luxurious blue-and-tan coat. The breed adapts well and travels easily. A protective companion, the Yorkie requires little exercise but needs daily interaction with his family and regular brushing.

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