14 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Yorkshire Terriers

If you love food, the first thing you think of when you hear the word “Yorkshire” is probably pudding. But if you’re a lover of all-things-puppies, the first thing that pops into your mind is, without a doubt, the Yorkshire Terrier.

#1 Also Known As…

Yorkie. “The cutest little werewolf you’ve ever seen!”

#2 Yorkshire Terriers are tiny little dogs

Typically, they only reach a height of between 7 and 8 inches.

#3 They can’t support a lot of extra weight

The ideal weight range for a Yorkshire Terrier is about 7 lbs.

#4 Yorkies are extremely intelligent, curious, and eager to please

It makes them the perfect candidates for training. 

#5 They don’t need a ton of space

If your living space is on the smaller side, no problem! A Yorkie will have no problem making themselves at home in smaller quarters.

#6 Yorkies have an average lifespan of between 11 and 15 years