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Yorkies may be
little, but of course they have big personalities. This petite and
down-to-earth beauty loves her family and is always up for adventure,
making her the perfect travel companion!
Itís hard to envision the Yorkshire Terrier
as a blue-collar dog, but she was once in fact a working breed! Yorkies
were first bred for use as ratters in mine shafts and clothing mills in
They made their way
to North America in the 1870s and were acknowledged by the AKC in 1885.
They have adjusted to a more laidback lifestyle in todayís world and
particularly enjoy spending time indoors with their families. Despite
their comfort indoors though,
Yorkies are active
dogs and still need at least a daily walk. Yorkshire Terriers are not
big shedders but their silky coats do need regular brushing and
grooming. The Yorkie is a generally healthy breed with an average
lifespan of 13-15 years.
Lorraine du Toit