Yorkshire Terriers live for 13 to 16 years, on average. The "teacup" versions of Yorkshire Terriers, which usually weigh under 3 pounds, do not live as long as regular sized dogs of their breed.Know More
A Teacup Yorkie is not an actual breed of dog. Teacup Yorkies are actually undersized Yorkshire Terriers. They are usually small in size due to breeding, although they can also end up this size just by chance.
Teacup Yorkies can suffer from all of the same health problems as larger Yorkies, such as digestive problems and bronchitis. Teacup Yorkies are also prone to hypoglycemia. Because of their size, they are very fragile and can sustain life threatening injuries from accidents that a regular sized dog would easily recover from.Learn more about Dogs
A Teacup Yorkie Poo, sometimes called a Yorkiedoodle, is a cross-breed between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Toy Poodle. The dogs will always remain the size of a puppy, so they are perfect for carrying in a small purse.Full Answer >
A teacup Yorkie weighs between 1 and 3 pounds as an adult dog. Teacup Yorkies are not a breed, and official breed standards for showing an adult Yorkshire Terrier insist that a Yorkie must weigh between 4 and 7 pounds.Full Answer >
As of 2015, Elvis Yorkshire Terrier, located in Ironton, Missouri, specializes in selling teacup Yorkies. Teacup Puppies Store in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is another option, and eBay classifieds offer another option for finding teacup Yorkies in certain cities.Full Answer >
Adult teacup Chihuahuas range in size from 2 to 3.5 pounds. This can be subject to argument from breeders, as normally-sized Chihuahuas typically range from 4 to 6 pounds.Full Answer >