theYorkshire TerrierSprightly, Tomboyish, Affectionate
meet theYorkshire Terrier
Did you know?
The Yorkie became a fashionable pet in the late Victorian era.
The Yorkie was first recognized by the AKC.
Yorkies are spirited dogs, true to their working-terrier roots.
Energy & Size
AKC Dog Ranking
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Download the complete breed standard or club flier PDFs.
Good nutrition for Yorkshire Terriers is very important from puppyhood to their senior years.
Somewhat Active; Yorkies are moderately active and will be happy with a daily satisfying walk.
theYorkshire Terrier Community
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get involved inClubs & Events
Find the Local Clubs in your area.
Explore meetups.com and see all of the local Yorkshire Terriers in your area.