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Yorkshire Terriers

Yorkshire Terriers

Yorkshire Terriers, affectionately known as "Yorkies," offer big personalities in a small package. Though members of the Toy Group, they are terriers by nature and are brave, determined, investigative and energetic. Named for the English county from which they originally hail, Yorkshire Terriers were used in the nineteenth century to catch rats in clothing mills. Surprisingly enough, in its beginnings, the Yorkie belonged to the working class, especially the weavers; in fact, facetious comments were often made about how the dogs' fine, silky coats were the ultimate product of the looms. Eventually, the breed left the workforce and became a companion animal to families of European high society.

 

Our Ladies

Moon River

Rising Star's Moon River was born on July 23, 2015, on the west coast.  She joined Rising Star Kennels in 2016 and is absolutely adorable.  She has a huge personality and is the star of the show.  She is a white, black and gold AKC Registered Parti Yorkie with a perfect amount of shimmer in her coat.

Sprinkles of Color

Sprinkles of Color was born here at Rising Star Kennels on December 14, 2014.  She is very loving, and enjoys time with her playmates.  She has produced some of the most beautiful Yorkies that we have raised here. She is an AKC Registered Parti Yorkie, she is out of one of our favorite Parti Yorkies, Ashunees Checkers.  She is blue, gold and white and we knew she had to be named Sprinkles of Color!

Our Gentlemen

Sundance Kid

Rising Star's Sundance Kidd was born on June 2, 2016, in Arizona.  He came to Rising Star Kennels when he was nine months old and has been a delightful addition for our Yorkies. He is playful and loving, and makes sure to stand out in a crowd.  He is beautifully marked in white and gold and has a wonderful coat.  He is an AKC Registered Parti Yorkie.  We are excited to be able to carry on his line and have great expectations for his puppies.