Here is a guide for owners of a female Yorkshire terrier that has just given birth to a litter of puppies. These tips will help you turn the newly born puppies into healthy and active dogs. What you are fresh bedding, water, food, dog nail clippers, worming medication, and styptic […]
Yorkshire Terriers or Yorkies are small breed dogs. They are energetic, affectionate and adventurous. They are loving companions as well. If you own a Yorkshire terrier then you should be prepared to regularly groom it. The breed doesn’t shed its hair but it requires brushing and combing to keep the […]
A Yorkshire terrier that is going to be bred must first pass the breed standards and free of congenital defects, such as cardiomyopathy, luxation, and hypothyroidism. This will prevent the mother from passing ad genes that could contaminate the breed’s gene pool. It could also result to unhealthy puppies.
Yorkshire terriers and other small breed dogs could experience respiratory problems. Small breeds usually suffer from tracheal collapse and reverse sneezing. It is difficult to distinguish between the two conditions because they have similar symptoms. Below are some indicators of respiratory problems in Yorkies.