Dog Breeds

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Purebred vs Mutt: Are Mixed Breed Dogs Healthier?

Purebred dogs are often thought to be unhealthier than mixed-breed dogs. Several studies show this may be true, but not to the extent previously believed. Continue reading to learn about what the research suggests about mutts vs purebreds.

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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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Our Yorkie Named Max

Yorkie Names: Good Names for Females, Males & Puppies

Naming your Yorkie puppy is a big deal! There are several points to consider, such as the dog’s personality and appearance, avoiding negative connotations, and avoiding confusing your dog with rhyming names. We’ll cover some good names for Yorkies below.

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Are Yorkies Hypoallergenic?

Yorkies are hypoallergenic dogs. They have hair instead of fur, so they produce fewer allergens than most dog breeds. However, no breed is 100% hypoallergenic. Keep reading to learn how to reduce your allergic reactions.

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