Today the popularity of the Yorkshire dogs has exploded in both the USA and worldwide. In the USA they are the second most popular dog breed after the Labrador Retriever.
Yorkies as they are referred to are highly sought after as pets due to their quite interesting characteristics. Yorkies are relatively small with an average full growth adult weighting only less than 7 pounds. As a rule, these dogs have high levels of intelligence, a need to cuddle and be loved as well as a lot of energy. This is a mixture of these qualities that makes a lot of dog lovers avid for looking for these energetic and joyful dogs.
You have to know that Yorkies are afraid of larger dogs, strange noises and people. The bark is quite enough to alert anyone of an unwanted presence. As a rule, these dogs do poorly with small kids and this has to be taken into consideration before you make a purchase. The Yorkies have sheepish personality to anything louder and bigger than they actually are. If there are some kids, this could present Yorkie puppies with such mishaps as falls, trips, accidentally being sad on or occasional tight squeeze. It is necessary to mention that none of these scenarios will be taken lightly by your dog and could easily result in trauma to the dog or kid depending on the dog’s reaction. As well you have to remember that Yorkie puppies as well as adult dogs require a lot of attention – frequent brushings, cuddle time and activity. If these are things that do not seem attractive to you, you just could not have enough time to fulfill the needs of your dog.
Yorkshire terriers are quite sought after breed of dog. They are quite popular due to their energy, intelligence as well as their need for comfort. Yorkies will make a great house dog if your environment is proper for the dog.