|FCI Dog Group||Group 3 Terriers. Section 4 Toy Terriers. Without working trial.
Long-coated, coat hanging quite straight and evenly down each side, a parting extending from nose to end of tail. Very compact and neat, carriage very upright conveying an important air. The Yorkshire Terrier is one of the smallest dog breed of terrier type, and of any dog breed.
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From 90 to 120 g. daily
Dark steel blue (not silver blue), extending from occiput to root of tail, never mingled with fawn, bronze or dark hairs. Hair on chest rich, bright tan. All tan hair darker at the roots than in middle, shading to still lighter at tips.
Alert, intelligent toy terrier. Spirited with even disposition.
The Yorkshire Terrier comes from the same locale as the Airedale Terrier and was first seen around the 1850s. The old Black and Tan Terrier is behind the Yorkshire Terrier, together with other breeds such as the Maltese and the Skye Terrier. The current name was accepted in 1870. The qualities of the terrier breed’s include the hunting instinct, be it for a toy in the house or a rodent in the garden.
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