Yorkshire Terrier Dog (North England Dog)
Category: Terrier Dogs
Facts about Yorkshire Terrier Dogs, "Scientific name for Yorkshire Terrier Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". Yorkshire Terrier Dog is a variety of dog that is native to England. The Yorkshire Terrier Dog breeds are smaller in size. The Yorkshire Terrier Dog breed is used to catch rats in garment mills, and they are also employed for rat-baiting. The Yorkshire Terrier dog is an admired companion dog, which has been a part of the development of other varieties, too, such as the Silky Terrier of Australia.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Yorkshire Terrier Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Yorkshire Terrier Dogs they have 42 teeth. When Yorkshire Terrier puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Yorkshire Terrier Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Yorkshire Terrier Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Yorkshire Terrier Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
A matured Yorkshire Terrier Dog is capable of attaining The average height of 6 to 7 inches (15.2 to 17.8 cm). The average weight is about 7 pounds (3.2 kg)
The Yorkshire Terrier Dog is a little, toy-sized dog. They have a small head, which is rather horizontal on the top, with an average-sized muzzle. The teeth of the dog meet in a level or scissors bite. Yorkshire Terrier Dogs have a black-colored nose and dark-colored, average-sized eyes, with dark eye rims. Their ears are vertical in the shape of the alphabet “V”. All four legs of the dog are straight when observed from the front, with the circular feet with black-colored toenails. The tail of the Yorkshire Terrier Dog is usually docked to an average length and carried rather higher than the back.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Yorkshire Terrier Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a Yorkshire Terrier Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Yorkshire Terrier Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Yorkshire Terrier Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
Female Yorkshire Terrier Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Female Yorkshire Terrier Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
Yorkshire Terrier Dogs appear oblivious of their little size. Yorkshire Terrier Dogs are extremely enthusiastic for adventure, and are highly energetic, courageous, faithful and intelligent. The Yorkshire Terrier Dogs are a superb companion and loving with their owner, but if humans are not pack leader of these dogs, they can become difficult of strangers and violent to odd dogs and tiny animals. Yorkshire Terrier Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Yorkshire Terrier Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Yorkshire Terrier Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Yorkshire Terrier Dogs eye protected and moist. Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
A Yorkshire Terrier Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
The Yorkshire Terrier Dog needs customary grooming. The clipped hair requires daily to weekly brushing and combing. The Yorkshire Terrier Dogs should have their teeth cleaned frequently. This dog breed is a little to no hair shedding.
The average lifespan of the Yorkshire Terrier Dog ranges from 12 years to 15 years.
When purchasing a Yorkshire Terrier Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references, check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The name speaks for itself Yorkshire County England, that's were it was first breed and that's were the name comes from. In 1874 the Yorkshire Terrier dog was registered in the (BKC) British Kennel Club stud book. In 1898 in England the first Yorkshire Terrier Dog breed club was created.
In the early 1870s is the first time the Yorkshire Terrier Dog was recorded in the United States and by 1885 the (AKC) American Kennel Club first recognized the Yorkshire Terrier Dog as a dog breed. When the Yorkshire Terrier Dog happens to weighs less than 4 pounds (1.8 kg) full grown it is often referred to as the teacup dog. To achieve this goal of creating these tinny dogs, breeding runts with runts is how this practice is achieved. Health problems can develop due to this practice of breeding.
The number one heath problems amongst Yorkshire Terrier Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your Yorkshire Terrier Dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Yorkshire Terrier Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
A Yorkshire Terrier Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
Yorkshire Terrier Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.