The Ultimate Yorkshire Terrier Book

Guide to Caring, Raising, Training, Breeding, Whelping, Feeding and Loving a Yorkie

by Patricia O'Grady



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 16/12/2009

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 128
ISBN : 9781449051365
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 128
ISBN : 9781449043841

About the Book

The name of this book really says it all; it is the ULTIMATE book for anyone that is thinking about purchasing or already has the pleasure of sharing their love with a Yorkshire terrier. The author is not only a Yorkie owner, but also a breeder who showed and raised champions for over 25 years. This book contains all the information that you will ever need to know about Yorkies including: · Detailed information about Yorkshire Terrier Standards. · Feeding recommendations just for Yorkies, including a few homemade recipes. · The history of Yorkshire Terriers and their Origin. · Information about where to purchase a Yorkshire Terrier Puppy, and how to pick out your puppy from its littermates. · Preparing your home for a new puppy arrival. · Children, other pets and your Yorkie addition. · Showing Your Yorkshire Terrier, explaining in detail the different show categories and what you can expect before, during and after a show. · Yorkshire Terrier Teeth Care · Brushing, Bathing & Grooming information, including hair wrapping. · Immunizations Information. · Pet Health Insurance and Yorkshire Terrier Health Concerns including: Hypoglycemia, Collapsed trachea, Luxating Patella, Pancreatitis, Canine Idiopathic Epilepsy, Portosystemic Shunt, Renal Failure, Retinal Dysplasia, Legg-Perthes Disease, Enteropathy, Distichia, Cataracts. · Helpful hints for Traveling with your Yorkshire Terrier · Spaying or Neutering information. · Breeding your Yorkie, in detail, before you breed, selecting your mate, line breeding, inbreeding, outcross breeding, what to expect during the mating, and, when you should or shouldn’t breed your pet. · Detailed information explaining what you can expect during the pregnancy, whelping (the delivery) and afterwards care for mom and newborn puppies. · Yorkie puppy care from birth including weaning the puppies from mom, and selling your puppies. · Advice about when it’s time to say Goodbye to your old friend. · Also included are Yorkshire Terrier Facts, Oddities and Interesting Tidbits just for fun.

About the Author

Patricia O'Grady lives on the West Coast of Florida with her husband William. She also shares her home with 2 Yorkshire Terriers, and a talking Quaker Parrot. She is originally from Long Island, New York. Patricia is a professional dog trainer with experience in all breeds. She has raised, bred and trained champion Yorkshire terriers for over 25 years. She's a self-taught cook that enjoys creating new recipes, cooking and eating healthy. She hopes that her success and mistakes as a breeder, trainer and pet owner will benefit other dog lovers and their pets. Patricia received a Covey Award in 2009, for her book, Mirror Mirror Seven Years Bad Luck. It was the judge’s choice for Most Artistic Cover, picked for the book cover that best combined art and design. She is also the proud recipient of the prestigious YABI award for Best Young Adult Novel 2009 – Tales of the Whosawhachits – Key Holders of the Realms.