Tiny yorkies are adorable. There is no question about that. But is a 3 pound yorkie healthy? That is a different matter. The truth is that such a low weight could indicate a health issue. But a 3 pound yorkie can also be perfectly healthy. We'll show you how to check if your dog is over or underweight. But that's only part of the problem. The smaller the dog, the higher … [Read more...] about 3 Pound Yorkie (Caring For An Underweight Yorkshire Terrier)
Teacup yorkies are even cuter than regular-sized ones. But, sadly, they usually don't stick around as long. Their small size puts them at higher risk for all sorts of health problems. And also injury from accidents. The risk of complication during medical procedures is higher, too. All of this adds up to a much shorter life expectancy. So what is the average … [Read more...] about Teacup Yorkie Lifespan (+Why Mini Toy Dogs Live Shorter Lives)
I'll be honest. Yorkie poop is not my favorite topic. But it is an important one. And "How often do yorkies poop?" is an important question. It will help you determine if your dog is having a problem with irregular bowel movements. This can cause it quite a bit of discomfort, so you want to diagnose and remedy any issue as early as you can. And sometimes it … [Read more...] about How Often Do Yorkies Poop? (+How To Detect A Problem)
Yorkies suffer aches and pains just like we do. The difference is they can't just tell us about it. At least not in words. If your dog is in pain, it will let you know somehow. You just have to know what signs to look for. And then you have to know what you can do to help alleviate your Yorkie's pain. Keep reading to learn how to tell your dog is in pain, and what you can … [Read more...] about What Can I Give My Yorkie For Pain?
Dogs suffer from diseases just like humans. And one of the health issues your Yorkie will eventually face is diarrhea. In a small dog like the Yorkshire terrier, a bout of diarrhea can be deadly serious. Your dog can quickly become dehydrated and even die. That is why you need to know what to do when your Yorkie has diarrhea. Quick and correct action can save your … [Read more...] about My Yorkie Has Diarrhea: What Can I Do?
Dogs will eat just about anything. Including a lot of things they should not be eating. They can't determine what is good or bad for them, so we need to keep an eye on them and control what they eat for them. But we can't watch them 24/7. Eventually, your Yorkie will get into something that will upset its stomach and digestive system. And that usually means … [Read more...] about Yorkie Diarrhea Treatment (Stop It Before It Kills Your Dog)
Having newborn Yorkies is just as exciting as a newborn baby. More so, for many of us. How many puppies do Yorkies have? Generally 2 to 5. That's a lot of cuteness! And the most important thing when the new Yorkies arrive? Take care of their Yorkie mommy. Because the babies need her. They can’t do anything on their own at first. They can’t even open their … [Read more...] about When Do Yorkie Puppies Open Their Eyes? (And What You Need To Do)
Yorkies never get huge. But they do grow. And rapidly. They get most of that growth out of the way early. It does not take long until they reach their full adult size, or at least very close to it. Their growth comes in several distinct Yorkie growth stages. It is important to know these as a Yorkie owner. Keep reading to learn all of the Yorkshire terrier growth … [Read more...] about When Is A Yorkie Full Grown? (Growth Stages You Need To Know)
Yorkies are tiny dogs. Even the largest weigh under 20 pounds and most weigh well under 10. But not all. Some Yorkies are far larger than the average. If your Yorkie is on the larger side, it may indicate a problem. But it may also be perfectly normal. Keep reading to learn the two main reasons why some Yorkies are larger, and what (if anything) you need to do … [Read more...] about Why Is My Yorkie So Big? (It May Not Be Your Fault)
The Yorkie Maltese mix undoubtedly ranks very high on the cuteness scale. But where does it rank when it comes to other factors? How big do Yorkie Maltese get? How much care do they need? Are they good with kids and other pets? We'll cover those and all other pertinent questions below. And we'll begin with the most important one. The average size of a Morkie. Given … [Read more...] about How Big Do Yorkie Maltese Get? (And What Matters More)