Weight Yorkshire Terriers
The weight of the Yorkshire Terrier belongs to the main features of this breed of dogs. According to the world standards of various kennel associations, he is different, but not much. Thus, according to the standards set by the associations of the ICF, AKC and FCI, its maximum value should be no more than 3100 g, ACC – 3175 g, UK KC – 3200 g, IKU – 3500 g. the weight of the dog is usually already gaining in 12-14 months.
But, if the maximum weight of all clear, the value of the minimum weight none of the standard sets. However, in announcing the sale of dogs of this breed can often be found, such as a mini or super mini Yorkshire Terrier. It is assumed that the weight of the mini Yorkie is not more than 2000 g and the super mini Yorkies – from 900 to 1300
Problems dogs whose weight is less than the standard
Though standards division for regular, mini and super mini dogs and is not provided, some unscrupulous owners, taking advantage of the increased demand for miniature Yorkies, introduced this graduation, in order to increase their value. Of course, it happens that in a normal litter will be puppy size and weight which is much lower than the established standard. Buying such dogs for breeding, to bring a very small, dwarf, and it turns out the breeders, but at what cost, they don't talk about it.
One of the main problems dwarf Yorkshire Terriers are delivery, which is fraught with death and mother and offspring.
Meanwhile, these mini Yorkies are particularly physical weakness, low immunity, congenital abnormalities and susceptibility to any infection. The most common pathology in these dogs, which, unfortunately, discover is not immediately possible, is atypical location of the liver, which often leads to death of the dog at an early age. Anyway, these dogs live very long and often suffer from vomiting and diarrhea. Dwarf dogs often die under the scalpel of the surgeon, their heart can not withstand anesthesia.
Yorkshire Terriers standard weight different good health and can live up to 10-15 years.
Of course miniature York itself – being touching, but mini or super mini and is like living toys, but these dimensions and small weight of the animal increases the risk of injury. There are cases when the owners of these kids inadvertently stifle them, not calculating the force of arms. Accidentally stepping on a dog or just dropping it something you can either kill her, or cripple.