The Yorkshire Terrier is a tiny breed of dog that has become beloved by many as a loyal companion. Though they are small, their bark is loud and they have an impressive energy level for their size. Originally bred in the 19th century in England, these little guys were meant to catch rats in factories. Today they are one of the most popular toy dogs around, with the distinguishing feature being their maximum size of 7 pounds or 3.2 kilograms. Although some may exceed this max weight and grow up to 15 pounds (6.8 kg).
Their coats come in grey, black and tan patterns that can be quite striking, leading to them being given nicknames like ‘Yorkie’. It also makes for a wonderful coat when groomed properly! Not only that, but the Yorkshire Terrier has been involved in the development of other breeds such as the Australian Silky Terrier.
If you’re interested in learning more about this delightful breed of dog, then you should watch the documentary called “Yorkshire: The Wonders Of A Tiny Dog”. It provides an intimate look at the breed’s history, temperament and features along with interviews from people who own them today. You’ll get to see exactly what it means to be a Yorkie owner and why these animals capture so many hearts! So don’t miss out on this amazing film; it’s sure to leave you wanting your own pup!