Canine Care

A picture of Max the Yorkie recovering from some health issues

8 Most Common Yorkie Health Issues

Yorkshire Terriers are prone to a number of health issues and diseases, such as hypoglycemia, pancreatitis, and collapsed trachea. Learn about more Yorkie health issues, their symptoms, and how to treat them in this guide.

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Max the Yorkie sleeping on the couch

How Long Do Yorkies Sleep? Habits & Needs Explained

The average Yorkie adult will sleep somewhere around 13 hours per day, with some sleeping as much as 18 hours. The amount of sleep can vary and depends largely on factors such as the age of the dog, the presence of health issues, the amount of exercise they receive, and the environment of the home.

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Lemonade Pet Insurance Review

Lemonade Pet Insurance Review: Is it Good?

We like Lemonade so much that we carry some of its policies ourselves. Lemonade’s biggest benefits are its super competitive premiums and easy-to-use mobile app. See how Lemonade Pet Insurance works and compares to other options in this review.

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Pumpkin Pet Insurance Review

Pumpkin Pet Insurance Review

Pumpkin offers two types of protection: pet insurance (for the bad stuff) and optional preventative care reimbursement (to keep the bad stuff from happening). These plans are available for both cats and dogs nationwide. Keep reading to learn more.

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A stinky Yorkie sitting next to some flowers

Why Do Yorkies Stink?

Your Yorkie may stink because of unhealthy skin, poor diet, ear infections, or other issues. We break down all of the common Yorkie smells below, so keep reading to learn more.

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Yorkie Weight Chart: How Big Will My Yorkie Get

Yorkie Growth Chart: How Big Will My Yorkie Get?

Yorkshire Terriers are one of the smallest breeds, averaging between just 3 to 7 pounds. You can’t predict a Yorkie puppy’s adult weight with 100% accuracy, but this Yorkie growth chart can help you determine a close estimate.

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Yorkie Bad Breath

Yorkie Bad Breath: Causes & Remedies

Yorkie bad breath is usually caused by periodontal disease, although it may be a sign of a poor diet or more serious health conditions. We outline why Yorkie breath stinks and remedies you should try below.

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A Yorkie eating its own poop

Yorkies Eating Poop: Causes & Solutions

Yorkies may eat feces for a variety of reasons, including a poor diet, health or behavioral issues, or simply animal instinct. Keep reading for more information on the causes and solutions for Yorkies eating poop.

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Max the Yorkie getting ready to have his ears cleaned

Cleaning Yorkie Ears: A Step-by-Step Guide

Your Yorkie’s ears need to be cleaned when you start to see dirt, debris, or wax. This guide to cleaning Yorkie ears will give you tips on what to look for, how to clean ears, what solutions to use and how to avoid injuring your pet.

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A woman carrying her dog

How To Pick Up, Hold & Carry a Dog

Picking up and holding a dog seems straightforward, but if you don’t do it right, you could injure yourself and your pup. Learn how to pick up, hold, and carry a dog in this guide.

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Yorkie Ear Infection

Yorkie Ear Infections: Symptoms & Treatment

There are three types of ear infections, and each needs to be treated promptly to prevent further complications. In this guide, you’ll learn about common causes, symptoms, treatment, and steps for prevention.

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