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Why Do You Dock Yorkieโ€™s Tails?

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 Yorkiesโ€™ tails are docked, in order for a Yorkie to be considered as a breed standard.

Why Do Yorkies Bark So Much?

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.

What Are Good Treats for Yorkies?

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.

What Does A Yorkie Look Like?

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.

Akita Chow Mix

The Akita Chow Mix is a mixed breed dog crossed between theย Akitaย and theย 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.