The American Kennel Club (AKC), Continental Kennel Club (CKC), New Zealand Kennel Club (NZKC), United Kennel Club (UKC), and the Australian National Kennel Council (ANKC) require that all Yorkies’ tails are docked, in order for a Yorkie to be considered as a breed standard.
The main reason is due to their genetic traits. Yorkshire Terriers are part of the Terrier breed lineage. Terriers breeds are known to be excellent guard dogs, which means that they are born to be extremely vocal with any form of excitement or agitation in their surroundings.
Yes, Yorkies do shed. It is absolutely normal for Yorkies to “shed” or go through phases of hair fall once in a while.
The best type of treats for Yorkies is tasty soft chews that are small enough to fit into their mouths. Vegetables such as beans, peas, carrots, and sweet potatoes are also healthy treats that they will love.
Traditional Yorkshire Terriers have a mix of color pairs (Black & Tan, Black & Gold, Blue & Tan, Blue & Gold) from the back of their necks down to the base of their tails. Its head, chest and legs bear a contrastingly vibrant rich tan color. Yorkies are about 8 to 9 inches in size and weigh between 4 to 7 lbs.
The key steps to take care of newborn Yorkies include keeping them safe in an enclosed area, providing them with warmth at all times, practicing good hygiene, etc.
Beagles shed all year round, and especially heavily during their shedding season. Their shedding season happens twice a year. The Beagle is a working dog and has the characteristic double coat that many working dog breeds typically will have.
The Alaskan Malamute Siberian Husky Mix, or Alusky, is a designer breed between two arctic dog breeds, the Alaskan Malamute and the Siberian Husky. The resultant offspring is an adorable fluffy puppy that thrives in cold environments. Because of its size at maturity, the Alusky needs abundant space in its kennel and lots of physical activity to keep fit.
The Akita Chow Mix is a mixed breed dog crossed between the Akita and the Chow Chow. They are equally known as Chakita in some circles. Being a crossbreed, they inherited unique traits from both parents. This dog breed is renowned for being independent, loyal, and friendly.