Yorkie Profile



Country of Origin:   England

Size: Weight is:   2-3 kg (7lbs. and under)

Shoulder height:   15-23cm.(6-9 inches)

Life span:   14 to 15 years

Coat:  Consists of very long, silky hair. The color is golden-brown with steel-grey (non-shedding)

Temperament:  This dog is tolerant of children, provided that they respect it`s territory. It can be brave occasionally when dealing with larger dogs but gets along fine with cats and other household pets.

Care:   Intensive brushing and combing of the coat is required on a daily basis. If this is too time-consuming, the coat should be trimmed professionally. The hair is kept out of the eyes by a rubber band or a bow. The ears must be checked and loose hairs must be removed from ear passages.

Training:  If training is consistent, this breed will learn quickly.

Activity:  The exercise needs of this dog are uncomplicated. It will adapt itself to the activity level of the family.