Yorkie puppies are the ultimate purse pooch because they are tiny, charming, and intelligent.
They are hailing as one of the most popular toy breeds of dogs! Don’t mistake them for meek little dogs, though! Yorkies for sale may have a small stature, but they have larger than life personalities which makes them the perfect pet companions in homes around the world.
Speaking of their tiny bodies, does it come as a surprise that they “suffer” from small dog syndrome? It sounds serious and technical but it ultimately just means that Yorkies for sale think that they’re bigger than they are. We mentioned that they have larger than life personalities, so they believe they have the bodies to match! These little ones sometimes tend to be bossy. As a result of their bossiness, they make good guard dogs. We’d say “great” if they could actually do more than bark at burglars! At least they’ll let you know if any intruders (or houseguests) arrive. In all seriousness, because they can be a little aggressive, we suggest that they are socialized at an early age. They should be introduced to various situations, people, and pets.
Fun Yorkie Facts
- Yorkies were initially bred to be exterminators in the mid-1800s. They were used to hunt badgers, rats in mines, and foxes underground for clothing mills.
- This breed originated from Yorkshire, England. There’s a little murkiness surrounded by their history. There are conflicting reports that Yorkies for sale were founded by three other breeds that were brought from Scotland into England.
- A Yorkie named Sylvia held the record of smallest dog. She weighed a mere 4 ounces, stood only 2.5 inches tall, and was 3.5 inches long. Sylvia lived for 2 years and died shortly after her second birthday, in 1945.
- Yorkies for sale that are commonly used in making designer crossbreed dogs. Some hybrid breeds include: Yorkiepoos (Yorkie and Poodle), the Morkie (Yorkie and Maltese), the Chorkie (Chihuahua and Yorkie) and the Corkie (Cocker Spaniel and Yorkie).