“I’ve had dogs my entire life, but living with a Yorkshire Terrier is a whole different experience. This book has been indispensable in helping us navigate life with our wonderful Yorkie. I recommend this book to prospective Yorkie companions as well as to those who already have one. It’s a must-read.” Michael C. Voigts, Yorkie owner
Yorkshire Terriers are among the top ten most popular breeds in America, and it’s easy to see why. They are loyal, lovable and playful and make perfect pets for first-time dog owners. This book provides you all you need to know about how to look after the breed, whether you are buying a Yorkshire Terrier as a pet, show dog or breeding dog.
In The Complete Guide to Yorkshire Terriers you will learn all about the ideal nutrition for the breed, training strategies, traveling, breed-disposed diseases, grooming, dental care, preventative veterinary care, neutering, and senior care. All information is specific to Yorkshire Terriers and presented in easy-to-read but comprehensive detail, ensuring there is nothing left for you to wonder or worry about. Some topics include:
- Is a Yorkie the right dog for me?
- I brought my Yorkie home. What now?
- How can I best train my Yorkie?
- What are some common mistakes should I avoid?
The book will give you vital information about purchasing and rescue options, as well as top tips for when you bring your Yorkshire Terrier home for the first time. It will guide you from the exciting time before you get your puppy, all the way through to when it’s time to say goodbye to your old and beloved friend. You’ll find out everything you’ll need to know as a new owner, including:
- Choosing a Yorkshire Terrier
- Preparing your Household for your Yorkie
- Bringing Your Yorkie Home
- Yorkshire Terrier Breed History
- Traveling with your Yorkie
- Yorkshire Terrier Training
- Yorkie Nutrition
- Dental Care
- Grooming Your Yorkie
- Yorkshire Terrier Diseases
- Breeding Yorkshire Terriers
- Showing Yorkshire Terriers
- Living with a Senior Yorkie
If you’ve never owned a Yorkie before, this book will guide you through every life stage. Bringing a new dog into your home can be a lot of work, but this book is full of tips and tricks for creating a great relationship between owner and dog. Before long, you’ll become confident in your ability to be the best owner to your new Yorkie, and this sweet dog will show you so much affection in return! The book is compiled by veterinarian Dr. Jo de Klerk and will provide you with all you need to know about the breed and more. Whether you are a first time Yorkshire Terrier owner, professional dog owner or first-time dog owner all together, there is something for everyone to help you bond and care for your new little friend.