The Yorkshire Terrier is probably the most famous of all the “terrier” breeds. It’s even been known to use the term terrier to make it sound more “respectable.” After all, if your Terrier dog has a chip on its shoulder and constantly barks at other dogs, no one would think twice about that you’re dog being called a terrier.
They can be quite a friendly dog. However, they do have many drawbacks too.
A typical terrier may have small ears that are not well developed. And they may also have a flat face and an overly heavy body. These characteristics make them ideal to be used as animals for show and entertainment, but bad for people who are allergic to dog dander.
Now, while some Yorkshire Terriers may have exaggerated features like these, most have rather limited health concerns. They can also be relatively good-natured around children.
The Yorkshire Terriers (sometimes known as English Bull Terriers) are an athletic dog. They are suited to agility events. This helps them get along well with other animals in the family.
They’re generally very lively, and they’re very loyal to their owners. They’re very resilient animals, and they’re quite quick to recognize fear and anxiety. That’s why they’re so popular as pets.
Though they do belong to the dog family, they are by no means as obedient as other breeds. They can become very destructive if they don’t have a strong leader. Because of this, it’s important to have a strong leader to guide them. But certain personality traits can make a Yorkshire Terrier dog breed dog a good pet. For example, the most famous feature of this dog breed is its “head look.” This is where the head is shaped like a ball.
In general, Yorkshire Terriers does not get along well with other dogs that aren’t related to them. They seem to have trouble accepting other dogs. They tend to be territorial because they get frustrated with dogs that aren’t related to them.
Also, Yorkshire Terriers often has small human-like noses. Because of this, they can get on well with other animals, especially smaller ones.
There are dogs of all ages that can be taken into a home with Yorkshire Terriers. You’ll want to be sure that they’re age-appropriate. They’ll probably do fine with little kids, but older kids should avoid them.
They can be a great toy for dogs who are still developing. They make great pets for many people. In the end, it just depends on how much you like dogs and how well they mesh with your family.
Yorkshire Terrier Traits
|Life expectancy:||13 – 16 years|
|Height: Male:||18 – 23 cm (Adult, At Shoulder)|
|Temperament:||Bold, Intelligent, Independent, Confident, Courageous|
|Colors:||Blue & Tan, Black & Tan, Black & Gold, Blue & Gold|