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How big do Yorkies get?

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Yorkshire terriers reach 6 to 7 inches high and weigh approximately 7 pounds, according to Dog Breed Info Center. Teacup Yorkshire terriers can be under 4 pounds.

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How big do Yorkies get?
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A Yorkshire terrier is a toy-sized breed with a small head and a medium muzzle. Puppies can be tan, black or brown and the tails are often cropped by owners and breeders to a medium length. They require regular grooming. In shows, the Yorkshire terrier is part of the AKC Toy Group. They rarely shed. It makes for a good indoor dog with an active indoor life. It is cold-sensitive and prefers a warmer climate.

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