FAQ's - Yorkie and Shih Tzu – Here is All You Need to Know
“Good things come in small packages”. As cliché as this phrase may sound, nothing can fit it as aptly as the cute little bundles of joy, Yorkie and Shih Tzu fit. Yorkie and Shih Tzu are two of the cutest and the most loving species of dogs one can have. Their appearance and endearing qualities make them one of the most highly sought after toy breeds in all of the US."
Don’t know much about these breeds? Read this page and get all the answers.
Frequently Asked Questions About The Yorkshire Terrier
Find some frequently asked questions about Yorkshire terriers answered here.
1. How big are they?
The usual size of Yorkshire terries is about 7-8 inches. However, some of them may be bigger or smaller than this. The normal weight of Yorkshire terriers is 3-7 lbs.
2. What is their personality like?
Yorkshire terriers are brave little puppies and will put themselves in the line for you. They are loyal and compassionate while being highly independent around the house. They will investigate all corners of the house. They have high energy levels. It is important to show them that they are a wanted pet and are loved, otherwise they tend to become depressed and also start finding their owner intimidating.
3. Do Yorkies shed?
No, they don’t really shed as they are covered with hair and not fur. They will lose some hair now and then but will not shed as other breeds do. If you suffer from allergies, they are a good breed to have at your home.
4. Do they require a lot of grooming?
No they do not. And, their grooming takes only a few minutes. It is necessary to be done every now and then to keep their hair long and flowing.
5. Are Yorkies good for children?
Yorkie puppies are very affectionate breed of dogs and work great with children. However, owing to their small size, they and the children should always be kept under supervision so that smaller children don’t hurt the smaller Yorkie Puppies.
6. Do they bark a lot?
Yes, Yorkshire Terriers bark a lot and this makes them an excellent guard dogs. However, with proper training, the barking problem can be resolved.
Frequently Asked Questions About The Shih Tzu
Find some frequently asked questions about Shih Tzu answered here.