Do Yorkshire Terrier Dogs Need To Be Groomed Regularly?
Owning a a Yorkshire Terrier and want to know how often do a Yorkshire Terrier Dog need to be groomed or should you bathe a Yorkshire Terrier?
According to pet experts, Yorkshire Terrier Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of dog breeds that require grooming regularly.
High Maintenance: Grooming should be performed often to keep the dog's coat in good shape. Professional groomers can be sought after for assistance. Occasional trimming or stripping needed.
Why Brush or Groom Your Yorkshire Terrier Dog?
Brushing also assists to distribute healthy natural skin oils over the hair shaft, promoting a shining coat and helping dust to slide off the hair. This can also help to minimize the need to bath and therefore reduce the regularity of bathing.
Brushing and grooming of your Yorkshire Terrier dog are tasks that help to reinforce the positive relationship bond between your pet and you. Brushing should be a pleasurable and comfortable experience for your pet and you.
How Often to Groom Your Yorkshire Terrier
Dogs with short coats frequently require much less brushing and grooming compared to dogs with medium to long haired coats as these longer coats can get tangles, mats and debris trapped in them more quickly.
Some very short-haired dogs may not need conventional 'brushing' and for these dogs, owners may instead like to try a soft grooming glove to delicately remove loose hair, occasionally.
Canines should be brushed 'as needed'. Owners should keep an eye on the condition of their dog's coat, looking for any tangles/mats or dullness which suggests they might need a brush. Grooming can take anything from a couple of minutes to several hours a week depending on your type of dog.
Yorkshire Terrier Information
The Yorkshire Terrier is tolerant of older children, provided they respect its personal space. Due to its small size and bold temperament (which arises from its working origins) the Yorkshire Terrier is not recommended for young children unless carefully supervised. The Yorkshire Terrier can occasionally be a bit too brave when dealing with larger dogs, but gets along fine with cats and other household pets. Yorkies prefer life indoors, and are especially unsuited to cold climates.
What to do if you lose your Yorkshire Terrier
If your Yorkshire Terrier Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Telephone the nearby vets to see if anyone has brought in your lost pet.
4. Phone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.
What to do if you find a lost Yorkshire Terrier
If you find a Yorkshire Terrier Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. List the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound assigned to your suburb.
5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who usually scan the animal’s microchip and phone the registered owner of the pet.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.