Yorkshire terrier dog, famous for its long and curly hair but it is a tough little breed. Originally used for hunting small rodents. Yorkie is a popular pet, small toys, small head rather flat on top, with a medium-sized muzzle. The teeth meet in a scissors or level bite. The nose is black. Medium-sized, dark eyes with dark eye rims. Erect ears are V-shaped All four legs straight when viewed from the front. Rounded legs have black toenails. Dewclaws are usually removed. The tail is commonly docked to medium length and carried slightly higher than the rear.
Appearance and Size
Yorkshire terrier dog is a domesticated member of the “toy breed group” or a kind of small. Straight ears and tail shortened or “tail docked“. Known features of this pet is a long soft fur, which require daily treatment. Long feathers on the head will usually be tied on top with a single bond to prevent the hair over his eyes and face. Coat color is usually dark colored steel blue complimented typical brown edges.
Height and Weight:
Height: 6-7 inches (15-17 cm.)
Weight: 7 pounds (3.2kg.)
Yorkshire terrier is a perfect guard dog, ready to keep the entire family when a stranger approached. A little comparison, females tend to be a guard dog who better than the male. Penjantan Yorkies tend to let the females do all the work. Yorkies wholeheartedly share their home and family with other breeds. They are the dogs in the house, but since their inception remains a terrier in her heart, they can not live in harmony with other species outside the home. With proper care and attention which they can live anywhere.
Yorkshire dogs are intelligent and easily trained in basic obedience.
This is a special case
Although dogs from Yorkshire is generally used as a pet, they are still terriers in his heart and ready to hunt and kill rodents. Yorkies should not be allowed to keep an eye on small pets who like hamsters, rabbits and guinea pigs / hamsters. Long hair requires daily care to avoid fur matted and dull / rough.
In general, Dogs Yorkshire is a healthy dog ??with a disease that needs a little worried. Some Yorkies tend to slip hold, bronchitis, eye infections, and early tooth decay, poor tolerance of anesthetic, and delicate digestion. However, the following diseases or decrease have been reported:
Patellar luxation is one that affects the decrease in the kneecap. Alopecia is a decline that caused the collapse of the fur. Urolithiasis is a condition affecting the bladder which will lead to bladder stones. Cataract causing loss of normal transparency of the lens. Problems can occur in one or two eyes and be becoming a blindness. Cryptorchidism is a condition where one or two testicles are not descended into the scrotum (the scrotum). Entropion is one problem with the entry into the eyelid. Edges of the eyelids interfere with the surface of the eyeball and may eventually be a serious problem. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca is a decrease of tear production is decreased. Portosystemic shunt is a defective form of the blood stream that connects with the heart. Blood flowed away from the heart, and produce toxins in the blood and produce life-threatening diseases.