Category: Health & Care

Seizure in Yorkshire Terriers: An Owner’s Guide

Seizure in Yorkshire Terriers indicates something ominous. The cute, little Yorkie is an amusing pet. If he looks shaky and confused and collapses on the floor, you must take it seriously. A seizure attack hints at a health disorder severe enough to cause fatal conditions in your dog. …

7 Tips to Prevent Hair Loss in Yorkshire Terriers

Is your Yorkie shedding too much? Let’s find out how you can prevent hair loss in Yorkshire Terriers. A wonderful coat with flowing hair is the signature mark of Yorkshire Terriers. The beauty of their hair is the foremost attraction for many dog lovers. However, recurrent hair loss …

5 Important Yorkshire Terrier Eye Problems You Must Know

Your little Yorkie is susceptible to different eye problems, and it may cause visionary loss unless given apt attention. The awareness of common Yorkshire Terrier eye problems empowers you with proper tips to care for your dog’s eyes and prevent sight problems. Make sure the eye care is …

How To Protect Your Yorkie From Ticks, Fleas

Every time your Yorkie goes for a walk or play, he is vulnerable to ticks and fleas. The short height of a Yorkshire Terrier makes it easy for parasites to get hold of the dogs. Your pet’s long, curly hairs provide a safe haven for ticks and fleas, …

Essential Nutrition for A Healthy Yorkie Coat

Yorkies are adored for their shiny coats. However, the coat may look lackluster and thin due to nutritional deficiency. As a result, the dog suffers from frequent skin irritations and infections. An adequate intake of essential fatty acids and proper care are vital to maintaining a healthy Yorkie …

Feeding Yorkshire Terriers: The Best Dog Food for Yorkies

Proper diet is vital to keeping Yorkshire Terriers healthy. However, you must keep in mind their small size and specific nutritional needs while choosing the best dog food for Yorkies. Feed Yorkshire Terriers a few calories daily, but that should be enough to nourish their silky, exotic coat. …

Why Is Your Yorkie Refusing To Eat

There could be many reasons for your Yorkie refusing to eat. It may range from the lack of appetite to stomach disorders to change in food brands. A decreased appetite may turn out to be a serious issue in the long term, as low weight could have grave …

Top 10 Common Health Problems in Yorkies You Must Be Aware Of

There are three types of health problems in Yorkies – inherited, congenital, or acquired. A few breed-specific vulnerabilities are hereditary, forcing Yorkshire Terriers to carry abnormalities since birth. There are also diseases that these dogs are at high risk of during their life. With proper awareness, you can …

Yorkshire Terrier Coat Care Tips

Yorkies love to be cared for and pampered. There is no better way to treat your little puppy than the astute care of his coat. Yorkies are gifted with an endearing silky, flowing coat. With proper care, you can keep your pet’s coat in top shape and groom …

Allergies in Yorkshire Terrier

Thanks to their hypoallergenic coat, Yorkies are generally safe for people allergic to pet dander.  However, this does not imply the absence of allergies in Yorkshire Terrier dogs. Skin, respiratory and food allergies impact these dogs just like any other breed, causing serious health concerns. What Causes Allergies …

Encephalitis in Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier dogs are more vulnerable to encephalitis – inflammation of the brain. It can impact your pet at any age. Necrotizing encephalitis, a rapidly progressive, fatal inflammatory brain disorder, is so pervasive in this breed of dogs that the disease is often referred to as “Yorkie encephalitis.” …

What To Do When Your Yorkie Is In Heat

If you’re a female Yorkshire Terrier owner, then expect for your dog to experience estrus or heat cycle. Heat is the phase in a female dog’s reproductive cycle where she becomes open to mating with male dogs. Heat Cycle Age Canine’s first heat typically happens when an unspayed …

Spaying and Neutering Yorkshire Terrier

Spaying and neutering a Yorkshire terrier must only be done when the owner is knowledgeable enough on how it is performed, its advantages and disadvantages, how to deal with the recuperating terrier, and its effects and benefits, otherwise, you will not fully understand the changes in your dog …