Yorkshire terriers, affectionately known as "Yorkies," offer big personalities in a small package.
Though members of the toy group, they are terriers by nature and are brave, determined, investigative, and energetic.
They have long, luxurious blue and tan coats and are one of the most popular breeds, according to AKC registration statistics.
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.
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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