What a life! Sleep all the time and wake up only to eat and play. Sometimes I wish I was a yorkie. But is it really as it seems? Do yorkies sleep a lot for real, or does it just appear that way, because they sleep often? Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about yorkie sleep habits, including how much they sleep on average and what changes to expect … [Read more...] about Do Yorkies Sleep A Lot? (When You Need To Worry)
Just about anything, right? Yorkies are such fun-loving, high-energy dogs that it seems like they are having a blast no matter what they're doing. But some activities are just more fun that others. So what do Yorkies like to do for fun, if anything healthy and stimulating is on the table? We have a list of 11 activities they absolutely love. More important these are … [Read more...] about What Do Yorkies Like To Do For Fun? (11 Great Ideas)
You never want to leave your dog home alone. You know how much they suffer when they are all by themselves. But sometimes, you simply have no choice. The good news is that you can train Yorkies to learn how to deal with being alone. But even then, there is a limit on how long a Yorkie can be left alone. And it is probably shorter than you think. Keep reading to … [Read more...] about Can Yorkies Be Left Alone? (Yes, If You Do This)
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)
Getting a new dog is exciting. It's a feeling of mixed emotions. You can't wait, but you also don't know exactly what you are going into and you are worried that you might not be a good owner. But all that disappears once your little Yorkie is in your home. Of course, that assumes you end up with a healthy pup, and you have a good idea what it needs to be happy and … [Read more...] about What To Look For In A Yorkie (Ensure You Get A Healthy Dog)