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Chloe Cozzi

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Transcript of Yorkies

Yorkieshire Terrier
What jobs do Yorkies have
They are good for catching mice and rats. They are known as fierce ratters and in the 19th century they worked side by side with miners, in clothing mills, and on ships to remove rats. Yorkies killed mice and rats not just for employment but also for entertainment. They were used for hunting in England to find small animals that live in dens & burrows like foxes and badgers.
Yorkies orginated from
Yorkies came from England, in 1861 they were originally called Broken Haired Scotch Terrier and in 1874 the name was offically changed to Yorkshire Terrier. The first ancestors of the Yorkie are not recorded. Several breeds created the Yorkie, the Skye Terrier, Paisley Terrier, Clydesdale Terrier and the Waterside Terrier.
Yorkies size
Yorkies are a small but sturdy, toy size dogs with small heads, that have a flat top. Yorkies height is 6-7 inches, they weighs about 5-7 pounds. Originally the Yorkie was bigger and weighed around 12-14 pounds. The "Teacup" Yorkie weighs 1-3 pounds.
Yorkies have really bad teeth, a way to prevent this is to brush them regularly and give them chew toys. They also have bad eyes, knees, hips and liver problems. They should be walked daily and taken to a Veterinarian on a regular basis. They need daily care and to be groomed often.
The Yorkies temperament
Yorkies are brave, energetic, loyal, clever, sweet, loving, intelligent, and can be trusted with children. They act like they are a big dog and have no fear. They do not get along with other animals or dogs unless they grew up together.
The problems Yorkies have
The characteristics that yorkies have are that they are small, smart, brave and very fast.
What do Yorkies need:
They need just a small area to run and play. Yorkies need toys, water, air, attention, training, exercise, a crate with a blanket for sleeping, food and lots of love and care.
Yorkies are one of the most popular dog breeds.
When competing in a dog show Yorkies need to have their hair long. Even though they have long hair they do not shed.
Yorkies have the memory of an elephant.
Yorkies live to be 12-15 years old.
Children and Yorkies make great companions.
Do yorkies make good pets:
Yes, Yorkies do make great pets. I have this kind of dog and he is very sweet, smart and extremely playful even though he is older. They are easy to train, my dog knows new tricks everyday and listens well. They love to be around children and people. Yorkies have very cute personalities.
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