AKC: Yorkie Puppy Care Tips

Yorkshire Terriers, or Yorkies, are small but mighty dogs that make great pets. Here are some tips for caring for your Yorkie -

Grooming: Yorkies have long, silky coats that require regular grooming to prevent matting. Brush your Yorkie's coat at least once a week,

Exercise: Despite their small size, Yorkies are energetic and need plenty of physical activity.

Take your Yorkie for daily walks and play sessions to help keep them healthy and happy.

Feeding: Yorkies are prone to dental problems, so it's important to feed them a balanced diet and provide plenty of chew toys to keep their teeth healthy.

You can feed your Yorkie a high-quality dry dog food or a homemade diet, but make sure to speak with your vet first to determine the best option for your pet.

Training: Yorkies are intelligent dogs that can be easily trained, but they can also be stubborn

Consistent, positive reinforcement training will help keep your Yorkie well-behaved and obedient.

Socialization: Yorkies are sociable dogs that enjoy being around people and other animals

Make sure to socialize your Yorkie from a young age to help prevent behavioral problems and ensure they are comfortable around new people and animals.

Health: Regular check-ups with the vet and vaccinations are important to keep your Yorkie healthy.

Keep an eye out for common health problems, such as dental problems, skin allergies, and eye infections, and address them promptly to prevent complications.

Remember, every dog is unique and these tips may not apply to every Yorkie

It's important to work closely with your vet to determine the best care plan for your pet.