Yorkshire Terrier

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The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England.wikipedia
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Smoky (dog)

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Smoky, a Yorkshire Terrier and famous war dog from World War II, is credited with beginning a renewal of interest in the breed. * Smoky, a war dog and hero of World War II, was owned by William Wynne of Cleveland, Ohio.
1943 – 21 February 1957), a Yorkshire Terrier was a famous war dog who served in World War II.

Huddersfield Ben

But in the late 1860s, a popular Paisley-type Yorkshire Terrier show dog named Huddersfield Ben, owned by a woman living in Yorkshire, Mary Ann Foster, was seen at dog shows throughout Great Britain, and defined the breed type for the Yorkshire Terrier.
1865 – 23 September 1871), an early Yorkshire Terrier, is universally acknowledged to be the foundation sire of the breed.

Australian Silky Terrier

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A popular companion dog, the Yorkshire Terrier has also been part of the development of other breeds, such as the Silky Terrier.
It is closely related to the Australian Terrier and the Yorkshire Terrier.

Paisley Terrier

The Paisley Terrier, a smaller version of the Skye Terrier that was bred for a beautiful long silky coat, also figured into the early dogs.
Originating in Scotland, the Paisley Terrier was bred primarily as a pet and showdog version of the Skye Terrier, and was the progenitor of today's Yorkshire Terrier.

Portosystemic shunt

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Health issues often seen in the Yorkshire Terrier include bronchitis, lymphangiectasia, portosystemic shunt, cataracts and keratitis sicca. Certain genetic disorders can be found in Yorkshire Terriers, including distichiasis, hydrocephalus, hypoplasia of dens, Legg–Calvé–Perthes syndrome, luxating patella, portosystemic shunt, retinal dysplasia, tracheal collapse and bladder stones.
The shunts found mainly in small dog breeds such as Shih Tzus, Tibetan Spaniels, Miniature Schnauzers and Yorkshire Terriers, and in cats such as Persians, British Shorthairs, Himalayans, and mixed breeds are usually extrahepatic (outside the liver), while the shunts found in large dog breeds such as Irish Wolfhounds and Labrador Retrievers tend to be intrahepatic (inside the liver).

Hypoallergenic

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The fine, straight, silky coat is considered hypoallergenic.
Yorkshire Terriers, Portuguese Water Dog, Poodles and Poodle hybrids are commonly mistaken as being hypoallergenic, when in reality they are known to cause different forms of allergies, including bronchitis, as does any breed of dog.

Lap dog

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Mentally sound and emotionally secure ones should normally not show the soft submissive temperament seen in lap dogs although many exhibit this behaviour due to improper training.
Modern breeds of lapdog also include the Bichon Frise, Japanese Terrier, Maltese, Pomeranian, Yorkshire Terrier and many others.

Terrier

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The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England.
Included among these breeds are the English Toy Terrier and the Yorkshire Terrier.

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The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England.

Tracheal collapse

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Certain genetic disorders can be found in Yorkshire Terriers, including distichiasis, hydrocephalus, hypoplasia of dens, Legg–Calvé–Perthes syndrome, luxating patella, portosystemic shunt, retinal dysplasia, tracheal collapse and bladder stones.
Tracheal collapse is most commonly found in small dog breeds, including the Chihuahua, Pomeranian, Toy Poodle, Shih Tzu, Lhasa Apso, Maltese, Pug, and Yorkshire Terrier.

Dog coat genetics

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Some Yorkshire Terriers are solid golden, they only produce pheomelanin, others are liver or chocolate, a brown colour; they produce brown eumelanin instead of black eumelanin (see: dog coat genetics).

Distichia

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Certain genetic disorders can be found in Yorkshire Terriers, including distichiasis, hydrocephalus, hypoplasia of dens, Legg–Calvé–Perthes syndrome, luxating patella, portosystemic shunt, retinal dysplasia, tracheal collapse and bladder stones.

Dog coat

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The typical fine, straight and silky Yorkshire Terrier coat has also been listed by many popular dog information websites as being hypoallergenic.
Although breeds such as poodles, bedlingtons, bichons, yorkies, and wire-haired terriers are commonly represented as being hypoallergenic due to reduced shedding, the reaction that an individual person has to an individual dog may vary greatly.

Luxating patella

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Certain genetic disorders can be found in Yorkshire Terriers, including distichiasis, hydrocephalus, hypoplasia of dens, Legg–Calvé–Perthes syndrome, luxating patella, portosystemic shunt, retinal dysplasia, tracheal collapse and bladder stones.
Breeds showing a predisposition for medial patellar luxation include miniature and toy Poodles, Maltese, Jack Russell Terriers, Yorkshire Terriers, Pomeranians, Pekingese, Patterdale Terriers, Chihuahuas, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Papillons, Boston Terriers, Plummer Terriers, and Teddy Roosevelt Terriers.

Bladder stone (animal)

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Certain genetic disorders can be found in Yorkshire Terriers, including distichiasis, hydrocephalus, hypoplasia of dens, Legg–Calvé–Perthes syndrome, luxating patella, portosystemic shunt, retinal dysplasia, tracheal collapse and bladder stones.
Dog breeds possibly prone to calcium oxalate stones include Miniature Schnauzers, Lhasa Apsos, Yorkshire Terriers, Miniature Poodles, Shih Tzus, and Bichon Frises.

Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease

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Certain genetic disorders can be found in Yorkshire Terriers, including distichiasis, hydrocephalus, hypoplasia of dens, Legg–Calvé–Perthes syndrome, luxating patella, portosystemic shunt, retinal dysplasia, tracheal collapse and bladder stones.
Small breeds, particularly Toy Poodles, Yorkshire Terriers, Pugs, Jack Russell Terriers, West Highland White Terriers, and Dachshunds can be affected.

Lymphangiectasia

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Health issues often seen in the Yorkshire Terrier include bronchitis, lymphangiectasia, portosystemic shunt, cataracts and keratitis sicca.
Dog breeds commonly affected by lymphangiectasia and/or protein-losing enteropathy include the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, Norwegian Lundehund, Basenji, and Yorkshire Terrier.

List of dog crossbreeds

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Some of these such portmanteau-named crosses can be found on the page List of dog crossbreeds.

Hypoplasia of dens

Certain genetic disorders can be found in Yorkshire Terriers, including distichiasis, hydrocephalus, hypoplasia of dens, Legg–Calvé–Perthes syndrome, luxating patella, portosystemic shunt, retinal dysplasia, tracheal collapse and bladder stones.
It is more commonly seen in certain breeds, including the Chihuahua, the Papillon, the Pointer and the Yorkshire Terrier.

Yorkipoo

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A yorkipoo (also called a yorkiepoo, yorkapoo or yoodle) is a hybrid dog originating in the United States by crossing a Yorkshire Terrier and a poodle (in most cases the miniature poodle or toy poodle).

Companion dog

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A popular companion dog, the Yorkshire Terrier has also been part of the development of other breeds, such as the Silky Terrier.
Other dogs that appear to be strictly a decorative or entertaining breed of dog originally also had jobs outside of their main companionship task, such as the Lhasa Apso's job as a watch dog, or the delicate Yorkshire Terrier's exceptional rat catching abilities.

Bill Wynne

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* Smoky, a war dog and hero of World War II, was owned by William Wynne of Cleveland, Ohio.
While stationed on the Island of New Guinea, Mr. Wynne bought a Yorkshire Terrier, which he later named Smoky, from a fellow soldier for two Australian pounds.

Toy dog

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There are no specific teacup dog breeds, but popular types for breeding teacup dogs include: Shih Tzu, Chihuahua, Yorkshire Terrier, Poodle, Pug, Maltese, Pomeranian, and Silky Terrier, among others.

Dog breed

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The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed during the 19th century in Yorkshire, England.