A Yorkie's coat should be clipped close around the anus, on the tips of the ears and on the footpads, advises the Yorkshire Terrier Club of America. The rest of the coat shouldn't be clipped and should instead be left to grow long. However, pet owners may wish to trim the coat for convenience. The Yorkie Splash and Shine website features pictures of various Yorkie haircuts.Know More
One popular clip option for Yorkies is a Schnauzer cut. The black hair on the body is cut back and the tan hair on the legs and face is trimmed to resemble a Schnauzer. With the Westie cut, or puppy cut, the dog's hair is clipped short all over the body, face and legs. The crested cut is similar to the puppy cut except the hair is left longer on the tail and ears, and sometimes on the back of the legs. Like humans, Yorkies also can get designer haircuts, as shown by Sarah Henery of Yorkie Splash and Shine.
Sometimes Yorkies don't come with the generally preferred silk coat and instead have a cotton, woolly or double coat, states the Yorkshire Terrier Club of America. The cotton and woolly coats are best kept clipped short in a puppy cut due to their tendency to form mats.Learn more about Dogs
The Yorkshire Terrier Club of America website has a list of breeders who have agreed to its code of conduct and ethics. You can easily search for breeders within your own state using their interactive map. The American Kennel Club's website also lets you find Yorkshire clubs by ZIP code.Full Answer >
There are several options to choose from when deciding on how to keep a Yorkie's coat styled. First, one must decide if the coat should be kept short or long. Traditionally a Yorkie's coat is kept long and silky. However, there is a shorter "puppy cut" version.Full Answer >
The Yorkie breed of dogs does not shed like other dog breeds and is considered to have a coat that resembles human hair, rather than having fur like most other dog breeds. Just like humans, Yorkies lose some hair when they are brushed, while some hair just falls off naturally.Full Answer >
According to the American Kennel Club, a pied French Bulldog is a bulldog that is mostly white with small patches of an appropriate color on its coat. Some of the colors allowed are fawn, brindle, black or any other color that does not constitute disqualification.Full Answer >