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Allergies on Yorkies: Causes and Treatment

    Breed 101, Common Conditions    July 12, 2018

Yorkie allergy treatment

I have been trying to minimize Bonbon’s allergies for some time. Specially during Spring and Summer time, pollen is a real issue and it affects humans and dogs as well, and so much so Bonbon. When dealing with allergies, you can treat the symptoms but it is hard, nearly impossible, to cure them.

There are different types of allergies that may come and go with the season. Sometimes dogs can grow into or out of allergies. I remember Bonbon never suffered any allergic symptoms until a few years ago, when he turned 6 years. Although it takes some effort and time, allergies can be reduced with persistence and patience.

Allergies might occur caused by:

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Leaving my Beloved Yorkie -Bonbon behind while travelling

    Share your Story    March 15, 2018

Leaving your Yorkie while on vacation

On November of last year, I took a well deserved vacation trip to Europe. It would be 30 days long and since I was going to stay in friend’s homes it was not possible to take Bonbon with me.

As you can imagine this was a main concern for me but on the other hand I needed and wanted to go back to the “old continent”.

It was quite challenging as to where and with whom I would leave him.

Bonbon is a member of my family, as I am sure your Yorkie is for you as well. The hardest decisions will be with whom or where to leave them when you travel.
The Yorkshire Terrier has been bred over centuries to be companion lap dogs. Wanting to be close to their owner and having a very close bond with his owner are inbred traits.

You want. I am sure for them to be safe and comfortable without you, which is why it’s best to plan ahead when possible.

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How to take care of your Yorkie’s Nose

    Common Conditions    September 6, 2017

protect dog nose

With out any doubt, the sense of smell is the most developed one on dogs. Their nose, which is made of very sensitive skin, provides then with loads of information about the environment. “dogs smell everything” causing their nose to be exposed to the elements, dirt, contaminants, etc.

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Does your Yorkie’s paws need special attention?

    Preventive Care    June 8, 2017

dog paw care

As loving Yorkie owners that we are, we always look after our beloved best friends. We bath and groom them, we buy their favorite treats and the best food, we take them to their checkup at the vet, we do everything within our means to keep them healthy and happy, after all they are family.

Even though we take care and want the best for them, we rarely take care of their feet and paws.

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Can a Yorkie be a working dog?

    Breed 101    May 31, 2017

Yorkie with superman costume

Well known as friendly companions and adorable lap warmers, the Yorkshire Terrier is a popular breed of dog. However, they were not always bred to solely be family pets. Working class men in Northern England developed this breed of dog specifically to catch and dispatch rodents as they were a growing problem. This work ethic that the Yorkie was bred with still carries over today to our household pets.

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How to Stop Biting Habit in Yorkie

    Behavior and Training    October 1, 2016

Biting Yorkie

Biting is a common problem among Yorkies as well as among other small dog breeds. This intention to bite is noticed among young Yorkies but if certain measures have not been taken, then they will preserve this habit. Biting is usually noticed when a Yorkie is adapting to a new environment and to new owners. Sometimes, Yorkies are too energetic and they may bite you without paying any attention to what they have done.

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Brushing Teeth of Your Yorkie

    Preventive Care    September 22, 2016

Dental cleaning Yorkie

Any owner of a Yorkshire terrier knows how these dogs energetic are but unfortunately they are prone to a lot of dental conditions. This happens because of the original anatomy of their teeth. The problem is their jaw is a bit narrow in some places and their teeth become overcrowded and compressed at the same time. It is one of the reasons why the most of dogs of this breed suffer from gum disease and tooth decay.

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Choosing a Yorkie Puppy or a Veteran Yorkie as Your Pet

    Breed 101, Yorkie Adoption and Foster Care    February 26, 2016

Bonbon Yorkie at Chruch

When choosing a Yorkie puppy as your pet, you need to pay attention to specific characteristics. First of all you need to pay attention to the health of puppies and if you see that some of them behave in a different way, you need to exclude them from your choice as if a puppy is a bit ill, it will be rather hard to train. Besides, these toy breeds are prone to health issues and it is rather important to choose the healthiest one.

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Healthy Home, Happy Yorkie

    Preventive Care    January 4, 2016

Yorkie health at home

As dog lovers, we all know that our pets are irreplaceable members of our families – not to mention really adorable ones! But we also recognize that through no fault of their own, they also require us to take a few extra steps to help maintain the health of our home and family (Yorkie included!). Here are a few ways we can make sure our home is extra safe and clean for our two-legged and four-legged housemates:

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Symptoms of Separation Anxiety in Yorkies

    Preventive Care    December 6, 2015

Separation Anxiety

When you are going to buy a dog, you need to understand that your pet should not stay home alone for a long time. A Yorkie may really get depressed if staying without the owner and may even get a disease called separation anxiety. This disease may develop if you leave your Yorkie for long time periods. Yorkies are really sensitive dogs and the symptoms of this disease may really become vivid just after 30 minutes.

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    Allergies on Yorkies: Causes and Treatment

    by on July 12, 2018 - 0 Comments

    I have been trying to minimize Bonbon’s allergies for some time. Specially during Spring and Summer time, pollen is a real issue and it affects humans and dogs as well, and so much so Bonbon. When dealing with allergies, you can treat the symptoms but it is hard, nearly impossible, to cure them. There are […]





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