• Yorkshire Terrier Tail
    Terrier Breeds

    Yorkshire Terrier Tail

    How to Adopt a Yorkshire Terrier Tail A Yorkshire terrier’s tail is long and straight and is often the most striking part of the dog’s appearance. This furry accessory is not just for show. A Yorkshire terrier’s tail can reach five inches square and may be docked at birth. Yorkies have small button noses, a long, wavy body, and straight legs. They have black toenails and a flat top. The practice of docking a dog’s tail has its roots in Roman times. It was done to prevent injury to working dogs, as terriers were bred for underground hunting. Docking also made them easier to hold onto and track through woodlands.…