Breed Standards for the Yorkshire Terrier
The Yorkie’s terrier heritage can be seen in its sharp, intelligent expression, confident carriage, and compact body.
Medium-sized eyes; Small, V-shaped ears, carried erect; Small head, rather flat on top
Tail docked to a medium length and carried slightly higher than the level of back
Blue and tan. Yorkshire Terriers are born black, gradually attaining their blue and tan coloration as they mature.
Weight: not to exceed 7 lb; Height: 8-9”
Long silky hair, which should be fine, glossy, and perfectly straight
Ever eager for adventure, and trouble. Busy, inquisitive, bold, stubborn.