Height: 8 to 9 inches at shoulder
Weight: No more than 7 pounds, 4 to 6 pounds preferred
Coat: long and silky
Life span: 12 to 15 years
Breed Group: Companion Dogs
Small in size but big in personality, the Yorkshire Terrier makes a feisty but loving companion. The most popular toy breed in the U.S., the "Yorkie" has won many fans with his devotion to his owners, his elegant looks, and his suitability to apartment living.