Saturday, September 29, 2012

Yorkshire Terrier

This breed is belong to terrier group. They weigh up to 5 kilograms. Yorkshire terierrs have been  formed in the mid-nineteenth century. Their task was to extermination of mice and rats in the home of poor artisans and  workers. Their ancestors could be a Maltese, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Clydesdale Terrier and Skye Terrier. They were grown in the county of Yorkshire, in the north of Great Britain, as a result of crosses terriers.

Yorkshire terriers are dogs active and willing to play. They aren’t aggressive and they like the company of people and children. Yorkies don’t like loneliness, and they are so attached to their owners. There are jealous and some of them bark a lot.

The coat is dark steel and gold or silver and gold. The coat is silky, long, but curly hair are considered to corrugated fault.

An important issue in the care of these dogs hair is regular bathing and washing with special measures. Ears because of  hygiene and health reasons - need regular inspection, loose hair must be removed from their surroundings. Older dogs often suffer from the cataracts. A common health problem in the representatives of this race are remaining milk teeth, which (when they themselves don’t fall out) need to be removed after surgical treatment. Sometimes, yorkies have trouble with falling out kneecap arthritis, as well as the problems relate to the trachea.

To sum up, they are very cute and love to caress. I adore them! I will show you some photos of them, including a dog  belonging to my boyfriend.

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