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How much should I pay for a Yorkie puppy?
between $1,200 to $2,500
The average price for a purebred Yorkie is between $1,200 to $2,500. You’ll also need to factor in that most breeders require a non-refundable deposit of $200 to $500, to place a ‘hold’ on a puppy. This deposit may or may not be included in the final sale price.
How big do Teacup Yorkies get?
A full grown Teacup Yorkie can weigh between 2 to 4 lbs and grow to a height of 5 to 7 inches. Teacup Yorkies, due to their small body sizes, are extremely susceptible to health issues. We will take a look at them in a bit. First, let us see exactly how big these adorable breeds can get.
What is the life expectancy of a teacup Yorkie?
7 to 9 years
The average Teacup Yorkie life expectancy is just 7 to 9 years. This is significantly shorter than the lifespan of regularly sized Yorkshire Terriers due to additional health risks and the potential for trauma. Nobody can deny that Teacup Yorkies are irresistibly cute.
Are Teacup Yorkies rare?
However, miniature Yorkies weren’t exactly rare before that. Some Yorkies are naturally small while others are bred that way. A breeding practice known as ‘Miniaturization’ is why you see the Teacup Yorkies of today.
Are Yorkies easy to potty train?
Are Yorkies hard or easy to potty train? Although they can be stubborn, Yorkies are not any harder to house train than other breeds—at least in our personal experience.
How do you care for a teacup Yorkie?
A teacup Yorkie has a silky single coat to care for and untangle, but his small body size makes daily brushing and weekly baths especially important. If left unchecked, matted hair on a teacup Yorkie’s coat could ensnare his tiny limbs and limit his movement.
How much does a teacup Yorkie cost?
The average cost of a Teacup Yorkie can range anywhere from $300 to as much as $3,000+. Most adoptions, however, will be within the $500 to $1,000 price range.
How big are teacup Yorkie puppies?
The Teacup Yorkie is simply a Yorkshire Terrier who has been bred to be significantly smaller than normal. Teacup Yorkshire Terriers usually weigh between 2 and 4 pounds, but can weigh up to 7. Unfortunately, these extra tiny pups can have some size-related health issues, like fragile bones, bladder problems, and more.
What is a teacup Yorkie?
A teacup Yorkie is a Yorkshire Terrier bred to be significantly smaller than the standard for the breed. The American Kennel Club (AKC) Yorkshire Terrier breed standard states that a Yorkie should weigh no more than seven pounds. Many pet Yorkies weigh a bit more than the standard but are still, relatively speaking, tiny dogs.