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Yorkshire terriers, affectionately known as "Yorkies," offer big personalities in a small package.
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Terriers by Nature
Though members of the toy group, they are terriers by nature and are brave, determined, investigative, and energetic.
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Long, Luxurious Coats
They have long, luxurious blue and tan coats and are one of the most popular breeds, according to AKC registration statistics.
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Former Working Dogs
Named for the English city from which they originally hail, Yorkshire terriers were originally used in the 19th century to catch rats in clothing mills.
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Yorkies are easily adaptable to all surroundings, travel well, and make suitable pets for many homes.
Yorkshire Terrier Club of America, Inc.
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