The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog of Terrier type, developed in the 1800s in the historical area of Yorkshire. Nicknamed Yorkies and part of the Toy Group, they are characterised by their small size and silky blue and tan coat.
Yorkies don’t need a lot of food and are easy to overfeed.
Obesity is very serious for a small dog can lead to diseases such as diabetes and joint problems. A small, sturdy breed, Yorkies are best known for their full flowing hair with a quality similar to humans.