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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Finding a Free Yorkie

Finding a Free Yorkie Often referred to as “purse dogs,” Yorkies are seen peeking out of the handbags of Hollywood celebrities and making their homes with the rich and famous. There is just something about these tiny dogs that appeal to individuals who may cringe if a Saint Bernard slobbers […]

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How big will Teacup Yorkies get?

If you’ve ever wondered what a “teacup Yorkie” is compared to just a regular Yorkie, the main difference is the weight of the dog. These miniature dogs only weigh around 2-3 pounds when fully grown (usually between 12-18 months of age), compared to the standard Yorkshire Terrier, which is between […]

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How to Potty Train your Yorkie

Yorkies may be small, and therefore their “accidents” not as detrimental to your home, but starting off on the right foot with potty training your new Yorkie will save you and your new addition frustration and stress down the road. Toy Breeds and Potty Training