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Breed: Yorkshire Terrier
Country of Origin: England & Scotland
AKC Group: Toy
Function: Companion
Life Span: 12-16 years
Appearance: Small
Color: Blue, black, tan, rust
Coat Type: Long, shedding
Grooming: Daily brushing
Height: 7-9 inches
Weight: 4-7 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: Good but may be stubborn
Good With Children: Older children
Good With Pets: May pick fights
Good With Strangers: Timid
Character: Lively
Home Environment: Apartment ok
Best Owner: Calm, time to spend grooming
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Timid, nippy, barking, digging, picky
Physical: Sensitive to extreme temperatures
Recommendations: Early socialization, no spoiling