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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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    How big do teacup Yorkies get?

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    As there is no recognized breed standard for teacup Yorkshire terriers, the definition of these dogs is loose, including any dog from a Yorkshire lineage which is under 4 pounds at adult weight. Yorkshires bred to the AKC breed standard are between 4 and 7 pounds.

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    What do yorkies eat?

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    How big do Yorkies grow?

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    The most common weight for a Yorkshire Terrier, or Yorkie, is 10 pounds. The overall acceptable weight range for a Yorkie is between 6 and 20 pounds.

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