The most effective method is to train them via repetitions and rewards. Encourage your Yorkie puppy to repeat a certain task, and reward them with a treat when the task is successfully completed. This falls under the concept of positive reinforcements when training dogs.
Teddy Bears Yorkies are actually Yorkshire Terriers. It’s an informal descriptive nickname given to the Yorkie breeds because of their teddy bear look-alike appearance and their signature “puppy cut” hairstyles.
Biewer Yorkies are a small breed of terriers that originated in Germany and were bred to resemble a miniature Yorkie. They have long, silky hair with a wavy to curly coat that comes in colors such as black, white, silver, or brown. Its distinctive tri-colored coat is due to the Piebald genetic recessive gene of two Yorkie Terriers.
According to pet experts, an adult Yorkie sleeps around 13 to 18 hours a day, while a Yorkshire puppy sleeps between 16 and 22 hours. Also, these adorable breeds tend to take many short naps during the daytime.
Popularly known as the Yorkchis, the Chorkie dogs are a designer dog breed made by crossing a purebred Yorkshire Terrier with a purebred Chihuahua. Originating from Europe and Mexico, these Chorkies only came into existence in America in the 1990s when they were first mixed.
Yorkie females stay in heat for about 2 to 4 weeks every single cycle. Upon maturity, do expect your Yorkies to come into heat once every 5 to 6 months.
Yorkshire Terriers are prone to a number of genetic diseases and health problems. These include: Periodontal Disease (Dental), Distichiasis (Eye), Hypoplasia (Joints), Luxating Patellas (Joints), Legg–Calvé–Perthes Syndrome (Joints), Tracheal Collapse (Breathing) and Portosystemic Shunt (Liver).
The Schnauzer Yorkie Mix is a crossbreed between the Miniature Schnauzer and the Yorkshire Terrier. Also known as a Snorkie, this small designer dog is protective, friendly, and has varied coat types dependent on the dominant parental genes inherited. If you are an avid fan of a Yorkie, Snorkie is one other dog you should not miss out on.
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.