15 Historical Facts About Yorkshire Terriers You Might Not Know

#4 Dr. J. Cayus, personal doctor of Elizabeth the First Tudor, Queen of England, published a book in 1570 in which he mentions miniature dogs – the owners of a silky and shiny coat that falls on the sides of the body to the ground. He connects their appearance with l

#5 In Scotland, King James VI of Scots (aka James I of England), who reigned in 1605, describes in his works Scottish burrowing dogs, which outwardly looked like a Yorkie of our days.

#6 It is worth noting such an interesting fact that initially small terrier-like dogs were used as hunters for various small rodents. The owners of these dogs were mostly poor. After all, they were not allowed to have large dogs that were used by poachers.

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