The Yorkshire Terrier
is the result of cross breeding between a
variety of terrier types and first appeared
around Englandís Yorkshire region during the
middle of the 19th century.
The early Yorkshire
Terriers could be as large as 6kg and were
used, similar to other terrier breeds, to
kill rats. Over time, breeders produced a
smaller, more beautiful dog that was a
household pet and show dog, rather than a
Terrier is suitable for people of all ages,
with or without children, but children do
need to be supervised around this small dog.
The most important issue when considering
owning a Yorkshire Terrier is whether you
have adequate time to look after it.
Similar to most
dogs it is not good for a Yorkshire
Terrierís temperament to be left alone for
long periods of time, and if everyone in the
house is away for most of the day then it is
best to get two dogs so that they have