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July 23, 2019
Yorkie Exercise Part 1

Daily exercise has the following benefits: 1) Helps a dog release pent-up energy that may otherwise be directed in a negative way (excessive barking, destructive chewing, etc.) 2) Aides in maintaining muscles 3) Is good for the heart 4) Works to keep the metabolism working well 5) Can lead to a better night's sleep 6) […]

July 15, 2019

There is a lot to an ear...Especially for this toy breed. So, in regard to Yorkie ear issues, let's discuss: Floppy Ears - the age at which the Yorkshire Terrier's ears stand up Taping - Does this method work to make the Yorkie's ears stand erect, and if so, what is the proper method of […]

July 11, 2019
Yorkshire Terrier Dental Care Part 4

***Scraping*** It is split about 50/50 among owners if this is done at home or by the veterinarian. There are pro's and con's to both. If your dog is very patient and sits nicely for you...allowing you plenty of time to reach all areas and not feel rushed, it may be best to do this […]

July 8, 2019
Yorkshire Dental Care Part 3

****How to Give a Thorough Brushing***** Never use human toothpaste. A dog can swallow a lot of paste during the cleanings and the fluoride which is found in human tooth paste can wreak havoc in a dog's system. Some of them can be toxic, others may cause digestive issues or at the very least an […]

July 3, 2019
Yorkie Dental Care Part 2

When to Begin Dental Care Taking care of the teeth should begin the moment you bring your Yorkie home. If you have a Yorkshire Terrier puppy, you will want to begin taking care of their teeth at a young age. It is best to handle a pup a lot... touch their paws...open their mouth...Run your […]

July 1, 2019
Yorkie Dental Care Part 1

This breed is very prone to early tooth decay, much more so than many others. They are vulnerable to the effects of plague and tarter buildup. Infections easily set in. Because of this, proper dental care is extremely important. Decay can lead to very serious dental problems: Bacterial may build up and enter into the […]

July 1, 2019
Yorkshire Separation Anxiety Part 4

Hi Friends Hope you enjoyed this Part 1 to Part Four on Yorkshire Separation Anxiety If you did miss out ,just follow back on our Blog on www.burenwag.co.za for the previous parts -This is our last part on this matter -I sincerely hope it helped alot of yorkies(and not only yorkies because this is helpfull […]

June 29, 2019
Yorkshire Terrier Separation Anxiety Part 3

***Remove the significance of cues*** Many dogs are very aware that their owner is preparing to leave them home alone which can prematurely put them into a state of anxiety. Some things you may do that your Yorkie picks up on as cues include putting on your shoes, handling your car keys, pulling back curtains […]

June 26, 2019
Yorkie Separation Anxiety Part 2

*Offer effective separation anxiety aids* Once you have the gated area or playpen situated in a good spot, you'll want to make sure that your Yorkie is set up for success to better cope with being home alone. Fortunately, there are some fantastic ways to keep a Yorkie occupied and combat feelings of loneliness. 1. […]

June 25, 2019
Yorkie Separation Anxiety-Part 1

Leaving a dog home alone (even for a small amount of time) is inevitable but can be an incredibly stressful event for both Yorkies and their humans. Separation anxiety goes way beyond a Yorkie simply missing his owners when left by himself. It involves an overwhelming emotional response to the isolation that is felt and […]

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