Hair: Biewer Yorkie small in size but have long furry hair, which needs once a week bath and combing at least twice a week. One can always do more to reduce frizz.
Teeth: They have a habit of chewing, hence can face a lot of dental issues. To avoid unnecessary dental issues, we would recommend you brush your canine’s teeth at least twice a week and ensure a dental checkup once a month.
Nails: Don't let the nail click on the floor, trimming them once in fifteen days is recommended but we would suggest not to wait if you think it's required early.
Ears: A close inspection for any redness and infection is always good, they are very small and tend to get infected soon, so make sure you clean their ears with a clean towel and buds once a week.
Eye: Make sure you cut their hairs, from the forehead or this could disturb a clear vision. If you see their retina is wet or feels like they are crying, don't worry this is very common and even necessary for their vision.
Feeding: The Biewer Yorkie is ideally a small size breed with high energy. Overfeeding can lead them to overweight issues in no time, as their GI system is more sensitive than other dog breeds. There can not be any irregularity in their feeding schedule. One should make sure that Biewer Yorkie is getting high energy and quality dog food.
Recommended Daily Amount: The variation is far too much depending on the energy, weight, and health, you can always involve your veterinarian to give you a specific suggestion and plan your Biewer Yorkie diet accordingly.
What Food to choose: Always choose the dog food which is high in energy and good quality.
How many times to feed: The most important part for feeding is, there shouldn't be any irregularity in feeding time, one should understand it needs very little to fill full. One cup per meal twice a day is a good amount to fill your little Biewer Yorkie.
How to keep them in good shape: They are very active on their own and highly energetic but they also like to get a few activities and exercise from you. They will love you more after a daily walk for 30 minutes or exercise which makes them fetching, running, and hopping.
The Biewer Yorkie are descendant breeds of Yorkshire. So, they can have a few health conditions from their ancestors. Like any dog breed, they also need proper care and veterinary checkup. Below can be some of the most commonly faced issues with the Biewer Yorkie breed.
GI tract sensitivity
Symptoms: Stomach pain, gas, nausea, cramps, vomiting, bloating, heartburn, diarrhea, nervousness, and headaches.
Treatment: Cutting down the work of the digestive system by eating easy and moderate to digest food. Include more water, eliminate irritating potential food and caffeine.
Bouts of diarrhea
Symptoms: Will eat spoiled food, viral or getting infected with bacteria, eating toxic substances, and allergic reaction.
Treatment: Make your Biewer Yorkie rest for twelve hours by holding its food and then giving them a balanced diet which can include white rice and boiled chicken,
Symptoms: Redness or bleeding gums, vocalizing when they are eating or yawning, blood on a toy chewed, losing tooth, bumps or lumps in the mouth, and bad breath.
Treatment: Giving your Biewer Yorkie a special chewing toy formulated for dental issues and treating them with chew treats to reduce calculus and tartar.
The Biewer Yorkie, responds very consistently and firmly while training, even being a small little dog. The most important thing before starting training is to create a bond between you and your Biewer Yorkie.
If properly trained, the Biewer Yorkie can also act as a watchdog as he doesn't like strangers. You should be consistent and start training early for better results, training your Biewer Yorkie from a young age will reduce your trouble.
You can always start with some basic tricks and techniques of sitting, walking or stop barking. Like any other training, they should always be rewarded and pressed if they complete or fully fill any command.
They always try to impress their owners, by showing new tricks but always remember even if they make a mistake, don't get aggressive. Negative training will only make your Biewer Yorkie more stubborn as they are very intelligent. They love playing fetch and you can always give them something to chew on, you should also make sure they are not pulled or made to jump a lot as they are from a very delicate breed of dogs.
Like any other dog breed, the Biewer Yorkie also needs veterinary check-ups, at least once a week to identify any concerns on an early stage. They are really full of energy, so you don't need to focus more on them but they enjoy walking and visiting dog parks.
The Biewer Yorkie, is a small breed that is not favorable in extreme weather conditions, regardless of their coat they don't like extremely cold temperatures. They are very delicate, so you need to be observant when they are around young children as at times they can be rough while playing.
They love to be cuddled around their owner while sleeping and sit on their lap while watching TV. In short, the Biewer Yorkie loves to be pampered like a kid.