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How long can Yorkies hold their pee?

The Yorkshire Terrier, often called as Yorkie, is a toy-size terrier that does not go more than seven pounds in weight. It is primarily known for its floor-length crowning glory that is more like human hair than an animal coat. It has a silky golden tan and steel blue color. Yorkies are long-lived and are lovely little watchdogs.

An average healthy dog can hold his bladder for 6-8 hours, and should not stay longer than 10 hours without peeing. They should be peed at least 3 to 5 times a day.

However, this still depends on factors such as age, sex, activity, and overall health. Here is a simple mathematical formula that is used as a common rule for Yorkies: age (in months) + 1 = maximum hours they could hold their bladder. Note that you should not wait for the maximum hours as much as possible. Take your Yorkie out as often as you observed. He is likely to pee.
Younger Yorkies tend to pee more often than the older ones. The bladder of a younger dog has not grown big enough yet, thus limiting its capacity to hold urine. A two-month-old puppy, for instance, will not be able to keep his pee all night. You will have to take him out every couple of hours, and not hold it up to 3 hours.

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