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Breed Standard Yorkshire Terriers

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GENERAL APPEARANCE: Long coated,  coat hanging quite straightand
evenly down each side, a parting extending from nose  to end of tail.
Very compact and neat. carriage very upright  conveying an important air.
General outline conveying impression of  vigorous
well proportioned body.

CHARACTERISTICS: Alert, intelligent toy terrier.

TEMPERAMENT: Spirited  with even disposition

HEAD AND  SKULL: Rather  small and flat, not too prominent or round
in skull, nor too long in muzzle; black nose.      

EYES: Medium, dark, sparkling, with  sharp intelligent expression and
placed to look directly forward. Not prominent. Edge of  eyelids dark.    
EARS: Small,  V-shaped,  carried erect, not too far apart, covered
with short hair, colour very deep, rich tan.
MOUTH: Perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. the upper
teeth closely overlapping the lower teeth and set square  to the jaws.
NECK: Good reach.     

FOREQUARTERS: Well laid shoulders, legs  straight, well covered
with hair of rich golden tan a few shades lighter at ends  than at roots,
not extending higher on forelegs than elbows
BODY: Compact with moderate spring of  rip, good loin. Level back.
Hindquarters:  Legs  quite straight when viewed from behind,
moderate turn of stifle. Well covered with hair of rich  golden tan a
few shades lighter at ends than at roots, not extending  higher on
hind legs than stifle.

FEET: Round; nails black.

TAIL: Customarily  docked to medium length with plenty of hair,
darker blue in colour than rest of body, especially at end  of tail.
Carried a little higher than level of back.

GAIT / MOVEMENT: Free  with drive; straight action front and behind
retaining level top line.

COAT: Hair  on body moderately long, perfectly straight (not wavy ),
glossy; fine silky texture, not woolly. Fall on head long,  rich golden
tan, deeper in colour at sides of head, about ear roots  and on
muzzle where it should be very long.
Tan on head not to extend on to neck, nor must any sooty  or dark
hair intermingle with any of tan.

COLOUR: 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.

SIZE: Weight up to 3.3 kg  (7lbs).

FAULTS: Any departure from the foregoing  points should be
considered a fault and the seriousness with which the  fault should
be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree.

NOTE: Male  animals should have two  apparently normal testicles
fully descended into the scrotum.

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EXCESSIVE MINIATURIZATION---> ( "Tee cup" Yorkshire Terriers )

The Yorkshire Terrier is A Toy Breed, but we Breeders breed to a breed Standard!
In some places, the Yorkshire Terrier has been subject to excessive miniaturization. Dogs have been developed weighing only 900gr,which poses serious medical problems.( some times) Happily, this is unusual -2. to 3.3kg is the weight for which good breeders aim.( Aduld weight ) Never buy from a pet shop-always purchase one from a well known and registered Breeder which is a member of the
You Ask to visit the breeder before settling on a puppy.
Ask if it is possible to see there parents.---> Good breeders will always be happy to oblige and to give you sound advice.

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