Just keep swimming!

Yorkie either love or hate the water.

If your Yorkie is in a pool, please do not leave them unattended.  They are small and can either drown or die or exhaustion.

If you are in a lake or other open water, some people put their Yorkies in life-jackets or make sure they do not swim out too far.

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Yorkshire-Terrier (Photo credit: baerchen57)

Does your Yorkie go into the water?

Will your Yorkie fetch items out of the water?

More Yorkie safety tips:

Time Out For Truffles: Fall Pet Safety Tips
http://www.timeouttruffles.com/
As it turns out, Nora, our toy Morkie (Maltese + Yorkie) is very much like a cat (minus the whole ‘have to carry her downstairs to go potty’ bit). In fact, we call Nora our ‘Fluffy Kitty’ because, well, you can see how wild her hair 

Yorkie Hypoglycemia | Yorkie Blog by Yorkie Splash and Shine
http://blog.yorkieshampoo.com/
Yorkshire terrier You’ve no doubt heard the term “hypoglycemia” as it refers to humans, and you probably know that it is related to diabetes and blood sugar. But, what do you know about hypoglycemia as it applies to your Yorkie? 102 degrees Fahrenheit (ranges from about 99.5 – 102.5 can be considered normal, so it’s a good idea to take your Yorkie’s temperature when he is healthy in order to get an idea of where your Yorkie’s typical temperature should fall).

5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips | Wellness
http://www.wellnesspetfood.com/blog/
5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips. Halloween offers lots of opportunity for fun with your pet. Evening strolls, decorations and costumes can all add to the fun. However, all pets aren’t the same and what’s fun for one is terrifying for another. Here are a Try the angel costume on your Yorkie but if she seems stressed by it, don’t force the issue. Even if 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips · Ask Wellness Fall 2013 · Does Your Family Disaster Preparedness Plan Include Your Pets?

Puppy swims to safety after falling overboard in Lake Norman storm
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/274
Friday, Jun. 21, 2013. Puppy swims to safety after falling overboard in Lake Norman storm David Laney of Statesville holds a heartwarming, special bond without bounds Lucky, his Yorkshire terrier-poodle mix. As a mere puppy a Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip – or – consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer. Read moreRead less.

 

 

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Cassandra Patrick is the co-founder of The Yorkie Times. Loki and Rosie wiggled their ways into her heart and will be her forever puppies. The Yorkie Times is here to make your day!

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