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Dog Breeds – Yorkshire Terrier

December 11th, 2019

Toy-size and compact, Terriers are affectionate and lively dogs that weigh around 7 pounds and live between 11 and 15 years. They are one of the most popular breeds among Americans!

During the mid-1800s, Yorkshire Terriers became fashionable lapdog for ladies. It’s said that this breed was the creation of weavers from Scotland who migrated, bringing their Scottish terriers with them. Yorkies are a genetic mix of other Terriers: Skye, Dandi Dinmont and Maltese.

Yorkshires’ coat is similar to human hair, demanding a thorough treatment. It needs to be brushed daily, if the coat is kept long. Ideally, Yorkies need a bath every week or so and also a detailed grooming, so that the fur is shiny and bright.

Although small, Yorkies need exercise to stay healthy mentally and physically. You can walk with your furry friend twice a day, play with him in your backyard, or bring him to a playground, so that he can burn some energy and socialize at the same time.

Plan a visit to Hollywood Houndz to find out about food options and bring your furry friend to spend some ours in our playground. Fun is guaranteed!