Yorkies are known to have long silky coats, and while this makes them beautiful, it also requires regular grooming, particularly puppies. Cutting Yorkie’s hair while they are young can help them be disciplined and accustomed to sitting still while grooming.
How Fast Does Yorkie Hair Grow?
Yorkie hair can grow back in a matter of weeks. Most Yorkies exhibit hair growth in two weeks. However, it may take four up to six weeks to grow back completely.
In this article, you will be aware of how fast a Yorkie can grow their hair all over their body. So, dive in!
A Yorkie puppy’s facial hair needs to be often cut around the eyes and mount so they can see and eat properly. Most adults, they are tied up into a topknot to give your Yorkie proper eyesight but not long enough to be tied back for puppies until they reach nine months.
Hair around their eyes and mouth grows pretty quickly that it needs trimming once a month, while other puppies with slowing hair capability can only be trimmed in 6 to 8 weeks.
Hair Around The Ears
Yorkie puppies have three places on the ear where the hair is abundant that needs to be removed. The fur is removed from the top inned and outer half of the ear to help the ears to stand up straight. Without the removal of hair in the ear section, it can cause a flop and won’t stand on its own. It is shaved in a V-shaped pattern.
Usually, the hair at the top area of the ear will grow back for another cut in two weeks. It can take four to six weeks for it to grow completely. The hair inside the ear canal is not cut but most likely to pulled out to prevent infections.
As a protocol, most Yorkies don’t receive their body hair cut until they are 16 weeks. However, their hair at this point is not as long as an adult. It is more likely to be trimmed to get the puppy used to grooming and make their coat easier to maintain.
A body haircut will grow and should be repeated every four to six weeks.
Hair Around Groin Area
It is no surprise that Yorkies developed hair around their anus and their penis. They are typically trimmed down for hygienic reasons. It is trimmed very close to the body, and it is meant to be short and should not grow out completely. This process is required in ever four weeks, depending on the Yorkies capability to grow their hair. If that is the case, they need to be cut every two to three weeks.
To summarize, hair is essential to dogs as it is to humans, and some hairs should be cut or left alone as they serve a purpose. Always make sure to keep them clean and brushed. Since this particular dog breed loves to seek attention, grooming can serve as an activity where you both can enjoy and have fun with.