yorkie puppy basic care

Yorkie Puppy basic Care

Feeding It is always good advice to follow the same type of food and feeding procedures that your breeder recommends for at least two weeks after you bring home your new Yorkshire Terrier puppy. Yorkshire Terrier puppies need to eat higher protein puppy food at least three to four times […]

yorkie color changes

Yorshire Terrier Color Changes

The American Kennel Club places great importance on color, quality, and texture of the Yorkshire Terrier coat — so much so that although non-standard breed colors will be permitted registration, they will not be permitted to compete in AKC sponsored events. Body Color

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Common Yorkie Health Problems

Yorkies may be small in size, but the breed comes with their fair share of health issues. While some of the health problems Yorkies face are genetic and therefore impossible to avoid, there are other issues that can be affected by the dog’s environment. Read more below about the different […]

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Yorkie’s First Aid Kit

While pet supply stores and veterinarian offices will sell canine first aid kits, it is very easy to make your own. Your Yorkie’s first aid kit should include basic medications, bandages and tools so that you can keep your Yorkie as comfortable as possible in case of an injury or […]

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What is Yorkie Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is characterized by a sudden drop in normal blood sugar levels that is normally seen in underweight puppies or caused when puppies fast too long between meals. It is important to realize that just because a new puppy may experience an episode of hypoglycemia, that this does not imply […]

yorkie weight and size estimator

Estimate your Puppy’s Weight and Size

The chart below will provide you with an ESTIMATE of your puppy’s weight from birth to 18 months of age. Your breeder may be able to provide a more exacting estimate. Before using this chart, you must convert your puppy’s weight into ounces, and their age into weeks. If you […]

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Yorkie Puppy Stages

Birth to 2 weeks: Neonatal Period From the moment your Yorkshire Terrier puppy is born, until they are approximately two weeks of age, their strongest bond will be with their mother. Puppies are born blind and deaf with only their sense of smell to help them find their mother, and […]

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What makes a Yorkshire Terrier a Teacup Yorkie

Teacup Yorkie Puppies is a term used to describe abnormally small, or “teacup” sized dogs, and is often used in reference to very small Yorkshire Terriers. A Yorkshire Terrier that matures to a weight between 4 and 7 pounds is what every reputable breeder consistently strives to attain in order […]

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Yorkies and your Allergies

If you suffer from allergies to dogs, but still desire a canine companion, you may want to consider a Yorkie. While naming a dog “hypoallergenic” is actually a misnomer, Yorkies have been known to be less likely to trigger an allergic reaction in those who are vulnerable compared to some […]

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Common Yorkie Health Problems

Yorkies may be small in size, but the breed comes with their fair share of health issues. While some of the health problems Yorkies face are genetic and therefore impossible to avoid, there are other issues that can be affected by the dog’s environment. Read more below about the different […]

flying with your yorkie

Flying with Yorkies

Some people say, “home is where your dog is.” So wouldn’t it be nice if we could take our Yorkies with us wherever we go? Well, for those of us who travel, it’s a well-known fact that flying isn’t as straight forward if you want your dog to come along […]