World's Most Popular Dog
There are hundreds of dog breeds to choose from, this is why choosing one, for your home, can be pretty hard. The current preference among dog lovers, is for small dogs and they are going in for Yorkshire Terriers or Yorkshire puppies. Yorkshire Terriers, commonly referred to as "Yorkies" are found in homes throughout the world, making them one of the most popular pets and also a much sought after, show dog. Here's some basic information on Yorkshire Terriers, Yorkshire puppies and Yorkies for sale.
Origins of Yorkshire Terriers
Early Yorkshire Terriers in Northern England were much different than the Yorkshire Terriers we see today. Although the history of this breed is rather sketchy, it is believed that Yorkshire Terriers could have evolved from pre-1750 Clydesdale or Paisley Terriers - working dogs, much larger than the Yorkshire Terriers of today. Some also believe, subsequent crossings with probably English Skye, Black and Tan Toy Terriers or perhaps, as some believe, Maltese Terriers, created today's Yorkshire Terriers.
Appearance of Yorkshire Terriers
Whatever their age, adult Yorkshire Terriers, Yorkshire puppies, or Yorkies for sale, all have distinctive, long coats that hang evenly down both sides. They have a rather flat and small skull, black nose and sparkling, medium dark eyes. Yorkshire Terriers or Yorkshire puppies also have small, erect V-shaped ears, compact body and a tail customarily docked to medium length. Yorkshire Terriers, Yorkies for sale or Yorkshire puppies are dark steel blue coated, but not silver blue. The hair on their chests is a bright, rich tan.
Temperament of Yorkshire Terriers
Adult Yorkshire Terriers, or even Yorkshire puppies, are extremely intelligent and alert pet dogs. They are fiercely possessive of their owners but get along well with other cats or dogs at home who've grown up with them. That's why it's advisable to avail ‘Yorkies for sale' offers and get them when preferably young. Yorkshire Terriers or Yorkshire puppies love a nap in their owner's lap. They aren't aggressive but should they fight, they'll do so until death.
Training of Yorkshire Puppies
Although house training of adult Yorkshire Terriers is easy, it's advisable to go in for Yorkshire puppies by availing ‘Yorkies for sale' offers and start disciplining them from young. Yorkshire Terriers or Yorkshire puppies are relatively easy to train. They should be confined to crates when alone at night or when you leave home. Toys and fresh water must be kept and also ensure, they have a comfortable bed inside the crate. You must also know that Yorkshire Terriers or Yorkshire puppies do not like being kept alone for long.
You'll come across numerous ads of Yorkies for sale, or for Yorkshire Terriers and Yorkshire puppies. However, make sure that the Yorkshire breeder, who has Yorkies for sale or even Yorkshire Terriers and Yorkshire puppies, is legitimate and of repute. In this manner, you can be assured of owning a dog considered as the world's most popular pet.