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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Yorkshire Terriers

Originate from Yorkshire in the 19th Century

Yorkshire Terriers have an interesting history. They were first bred in the county of Yorkshire in England in the mid-19th century.

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They Were Bred from Three Dogs

One piece of information that is known is that the Yorkshire Terrier is a breed that was created from three different dogs.

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Classified as a Toy Breed

Yorkshire Terriers are one of the smallest dog breeds in the world.

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Sixth Most Popular Breed

The Yorkshire Terrier has now become the sixth most popular breed of dog in North America.

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Huddersfield Ben is a Famous Yorkshire Terrier

There are many famous Yorkshire Terriers throughout history and probably the most famous of these is called Huddersfield Ben.

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They Have a Hypoallergenic Coat

One of the reasons why the Yorkshire Terrier is so popular that it has a hypoallergenic coat.

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Only One Standard Coat Color

Unlike many other dogs that have several colors that are recognised as being official to the breed, there is only one standard color of coat

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Bark a Lot

One personality trait of a Yorkshire Terrier is that they bark a lot. T

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Easy to Train

One of the best advantages of having a Yorkshire Terrier is that they are an intelligent breed of dog and this makes them easy to train.

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Have Two Sets of Teeth

Just like humans and most other dog breeds, a Yorkshire Terrier will have two sets of teeth in a lifetime

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Many Genetic Defects Associated

Unfortunately, Yorkshire Terriers are prone to a large number of genetic defects.

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Prone to Health Problems

There are also several health conditions to which Yorkshire Terriers are more prone to suffer than other breeds.

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Sometimes Docked

t is common practice in many countries for Yorkshire Terrier puppies to have their tails docked so they are a short stump instead of their natural longer tail.

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