Dogs are a man’s best friend. This is especially true for Yorkie dogs! These adorable little fur-babies have been known as the perfect companion to humans since they were first bred back in the 1800s. They can be great pets, but there are some factors that you need to consider before bringing one home with you. In this blog post, we will cover everything from feeding schedules and exercise routines to what kind of care your Yorkie needs in order to stay healthy and happy!

Yorkie Traits:

Saint the super smart Yorkie– Yorkie’s are very small, typically weighing around four to seven pounds when fully grown. One thing that you need to be aware of is that this makes them more susceptible to being overweight (just like humans!). Make sure they get plenty of exercise and monitor their feedings in order for them to stay healthy.

– Yorkies are typically very active indoors, so they do not need a lot of exercise. One or two short walks per day is enough to satisfy their needs for now! It’s important that the Yorkie has a good amount of time spent outside though as well.

– Yorkies are prone to developing dental problems from all the food and treats they might find around the house, so make sure they have a good chew toy that is safe to use.

– Yorkies are very intelligent and will quickly learn tricks or behaviors if you teach them slowly over time! They can be trained like any other dog – just keep in mind their small size when starting out.

Food and Nutrition:

It has been said that it is best to feed Yorkie’s a few times a day rather than one large meal. This will help keep their energy levels stable throughout the day and keep them from over eating at meal time.

If you have a Yorkie, it is important to know what type of food they should be eating. The best types for them are small with some meat and vegetables mixed in – this will help their digestion process as well. Some foods that need to be avoided would include grapes and raisins, chocolate, coffee grounds, or any other foods that might cause stomach upset.

If you want to give your Yorkie a treat, it is best not to feed them table scraps or human food as this can lead to obesity. Instead offer small and moderate sized treats – they should consist of foods such as cheese, cooked chicken breast, boiled vegetables (try carrots), apple slices dipped in peanut butter!


Cream Puff the YorkieYorkies need to be professionally groomed every month, and they typically require a bath about twice a year. For their exercise needs, it is recommended that you take them for at least 30 minutes of daily walks – this will help keep your dog happy and healthy!

In Conclusion:

When it comes to diet and exercise Yorkie’s are much like humans. They need multiple healthy meals a day, and exercise daily to live a happy and healthy life! It is easy to get neglectful when it comes to walking your Yorkie but if you can manage to get them out daily this will help with their high energy and also keep them from becoming overweight which can lead to many other health issues! We hope that this article has helped clear up some answers when it comes to food and exercise for your little Yorkie!

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