Dog Breeds

A dog in a cage waiting to be adopted from a rescue shelter.

Adopting vs Buying a Dog: Which Is Better?

Many soon-to-be pet owners wonder if they should buy or adopt a dog, and they’re often met with passionate opinions on both sides. We’ll explain the difference between adopting and buying a dog and help you determine which is better for your entire family.

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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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A purebred dog and a mutt standing in a field

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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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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Yorkie Weight Chart: How Big Will My Yorkie Get

Yorkie Growth Chart: How Big Will My Yorkie Get?

Yorkshire Terriers weigh between 3 to 7 pounds on average, making them one of the smallest breeds. You can’t predict a Yorkie puppy’s adult weight with 100% accuracy, but this Yorkie growth chart can give you a close estimate.

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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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