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How to Make Training of Yorkies More Rewarding

    Behavior and Training    November 19, 2015

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Owners of Yorkies should not treat training as the most difficult time in the life as it can easily turn into a pleasant and positive experience. If you follow certain rules and habits, you will see that training may be more than just rewarding. The first thing to consider is that your dog should have the right age for training and if you decide to buy a puppy, your puppy should at least be 7-8 weeks old.






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How to Calm a “Jumping” Yorkie

    Behavior and Training    August 14, 2015

Yorkie Training Tips

Every owner of a Yorkie will notice that the dogs love to jump on different things. It is a sign of excitement when dogs meet someone, or of excess energy that has accumulated during the day. Some people are not really happy to see the pets overexcited as there are small kids around.






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Considering Benefits of Crate Training for your Yorkie

    Behavior and Training    June 17, 2015

Dog crate training does it work

A lot of owners of Yorkies do not recognize the effectiveness of crate training but those who have already tried it will never say that it is a bad idea. Using a crate will help your Yorkie become a loved family member that will not annoy the owners. In other words, it is a perfect approach to provide your dog with a confinement area for different forms of training. You should not treat crate training as a punishment for your dog.

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Coping with Chewing Issues of Your Yorkie

    Behavior and Training    May 15, 2015

Chewing Yorkie

Another problem, an owner of a Yorkshire terrier can face, is chewing. This is an instinctual activity of the dog that is present since being a puppy. Chewing is closely associated with excess energy of your pet and owners of Yorkie should not consider it to be abnormal. But, the needed measures should be taken from a young age to prevent the pet from chewing everything in sight. If an owner leaves the problem without attention, this habit may turn onto a real behavioral problem that may be revealed in unnecessary damage.

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Tricks When Training Obedience to your Yorkie

    Behavior and Training    January 15, 2015

Training Obedience

Any owner of Yorkie will confirm that these dogs are smart and it is not difficult to train obedience. But there are some character features that may be an obstacle in training your pet. Yorkies are considered to be independent and, at the same time, stubborn. That is why any obedience training should start with a plan. The first thing you need to take into account is the age of your Yorkie and your Yorkie should be less than a year old to do the training.

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Developing Potty Habits in Yorkies

    Behavior and Training    November 18, 2014

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If you decide to buy a Yorkie, it’s an excellent choice as you will never have such a loving and loyal pet. At the same time, having a Yorkie is a great responsibility and, first of all, you need to know how to potty-train your Yorkie in the right way. You also need to take into account their dependability on their owners and any owner needs to be protective in relation to this pet. In rare cases these dogs are shy but most of their representatives are social and easy to train.

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Training your Yorkshire Terrier the Right Way

    Behavior and Training    November 9, 2014

Using a crate to train your Yorkie

Crate training a Yorkshire terrier should not be treated as a punishment to the dog or something cruel. Crates should be seen as a safe place for the Yorkie. It is where the dog can go and curl up once in a while. The crate serves as a sanctuary that allows a dog to adjust to new surroundings, be at ease, sleep, and provide a sense of security when alone at home.

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How to Control the Barking Behavior of a Yorkie

    Behavior and Training    November 9, 2014

Yorkie barking and training

Owners of Yorkshire terriers know that their dogs will bark if there is somebody at the door or if there is some kind of noise other than the usual. This is a normal behavior of a Yorkie but if the dog starts to bark excessively then there is a problem.

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Housebreaking Challenges Yorkshire Terrier Owners Face

    Behavior and Training    October 13, 2014

Yorkie Housebreaking

One of the challenges that new Yorkshire terrier owners face is housebreaking the puppy. A Yorkie can be hard to train. The smaller the puppy, the smaller its bladder is. That means the owner must be vigilant when potty training the puppy. You must be able to have patience and consistency when training the dog. You must also provide a reward whenever the puppy does something right.

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