Are Yorkies wire haired? In a Silky coat, the hair is fine, long, smooth, straight and it is glossy. A Silky adult coat as is very desirable and yorkies with silky coats often participate in Dog shows and competitions. This is the second type of adult coat, and it also is known as the woolly or wire coat.
Why does my Yorkie have wiry hair? Hair, Not Fur
The Yorkie coat consists of hair, similar to human hair, rather than fur or the double coat carried by other breeds. Depending on the genetics of a Yorkie’s breeding, he may have a more dense coat or even a wiry coat.
Are there different types of Yorkies?
- Original Yorkshire Terrier. Despite being dainty, Yorkshire terriers are known for being feisty and bold.
- Black Yorkies. Black Yorkies are not purebred, but they are adorable.
- Designer Yorkies or Yorkie Mixes.
- Biewer Yorkshire Terrier.
- Parti Yorkies.
- Mismarked Yorkies.
- Teacup Yorkies.
What two breeds make a Yorkie? Several small Terrier breeds combined to create the Yorkie breed. First known as the Broken Haired Scotch Terrier and then as the Toy Terrier, the Yorkie finally was given the official name as the Yorkshire Terrier in 1874.