What is Yorkshire terrier?

  • (noun): Very small breed having a long glossy coat of bluish-gray and tan.

Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed in the 19th century in the county of Yorkshire, England to catch rats in clothing mills, also used for rat-baiting. The defining features of the breed are its size, 3 pounds (1.4 kg) to 10 pounds (4.5 kg), and its gray,black,and tan coat. The breed is nicknamed Yorkie and is placed in the Toy Terrier section of the Terrier Group by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale and in the Toy Group or Companion Group by other kennel clubs, although all agree that the breed is a terrier. A popular companion dog, the Yorkshire Terrier has also been part of the development of other breeds, such as the Australian Silky Terrier.

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York Brewery
... Yorkshire Terrier' won the bronze medal in the Champion Beer of Britain competition held at the Great British Beer Festival in 2000, and the silver medal in the Society of Independent Brewers North ... The brewery produces four ales year-round Yorkshire Terrier, Stonewall (removed as a permanent for 2009, replaced by Constantine), Guzzler and Centurion's Ghost, as well as several ... York, namely The Three-Legged Mare, The Last Drop Inn and The Yorkshire Terrier Inn, and one, Mr ...
List Of Most Popular Dog Breeds - Most Popular Breeds Pre-2006
... These figures show that between 1905 and 1935, the Boston Terrier was consistently in either first or second place ... following the popularity of Rin Tin Tin, the German Shepherd displaced the Terrier as the top dog ... German Shepherd 12,857 5 Staffordshire Bull Terrier 12,729 6 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 11,411 7 Golden Retriever 9,373 8 Pug 9,300 9 Boxer 9,066 10 Border Terrier 8,916 11-20 (in descending order ...
Yorkshire Terrier (bus Company) - History - Remnants of The Company Today
... December 2005 saw the Traction Group taken over by Stagecoach Group, and six months later the Yorkshire Terrier name disappeared from vehicles and was replaced by Stagecoach in Sheffield (under Stagecoach Yorkshire) ... Two of the original routes operated by Yorkshire Terrier survive today, the 25 and the 52 (which was progressively extended to Woodhouse and Hillsborough) ... Most of the vehicles operated by Terrier have been scrapped, the odd National passed onto other operators or even into preservation, but these were in their former operators ...
Huddersfield Ben
1865 – 23 September 1871), an early Yorkshire Terrier, is universally acknowledged to be the foundation sire of the breed ... He had tremendous influence in setting the breed type for the Yorkshire Terrier, a new breed still under development in Ben's day ... Although larger than a standard Yorkshire Terrier, Ben regularly sired stock under 7 pounds ...