Although now a pet dog, it is inherent of the instinct of the hunter. Yorkshire Terrier is a cheerful, energetic, intelligent, independent and demanding dog. It is skeptical of strangers, seeks family companionship and becomes a good companion to older children. It does not coexist with other pets and can become aggressive if it feels that its site is threatened without calculating its size. He likes to be the center of interest, he can not withstand loneliness, he is alert and with his persistent barking, he will notify us of uninvited visitors. Generally, it is one of the most common dogs to meet in a home and this is indicative of all the above.
It loves to be with children and does not hesitate to follow them all over the house just to play. They like to hunt for anything small (eg insects). They do not have a problem with the outsiders, and generally do well with everything new, so long as the first contact does not scare, then it can become aggressive. He likes to sit in the bosom of his boss and when he is there he really is his personal paradise. It will be a good thing if you choose Yorkshire not to overdo it with your arms because it will be bad. as well as having the Yorkshire Terrier is one of the favorites and quietest breeds and because of their small size, they will never create a problem.
History of the Yorkshire Terrier
The story of Yorkie begins in the early 19th century when British miners wanted to create small dogs to hunt mice and other animals in the galleries of the coal mines. Others say that Terrier hunting dogs followed the Scottish weavers in North England, where they were crossed with other small breeds. Thus, the laborers who wanted small dogs for their small huts to be able to live together and exterminate the rodents created Terrier Yorkshire today is a "living room" dog and a very good companion.
Health and Care
They present breathing problems, Legg-Calvé-Perthes syndrome, intervertebral disc disease, hypoglycemia. His rich hair needs special care and daily brushing. The hair above the head, in order not to block the dog's field of view, if we are not used to presenting the dog to exhibitions, it needs some clipping. Ears and eyes should be cleaned daily. His oral hygiene is also important.