List of all Dog Breeds starting with Letter Y

Yakutian Laika

Yakutian Laika  dog breed petzpedia

Origin: Russia (Yakutia region).

Age: Typically live around 12-15 years.

Weight: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg).

Size: Medium-sized, standing about 20-24 inches (50-60 cm) tall.

Characteristics: Yakutian Laikas are spitz-type sled dogs. They are intelligent, hardworking, and adaptable to harsh climates. They have a strong prey drive and require regular exercise and mental stimulation.

Yorkshire Terrier

Yorkshire Terrier  dog breed petzpedia

Origin: United Kingdom (Yorkshire).

Age: Usually live around 13-16 years.

Weight: Up to 7 pounds (3 kg).

Size: Small, standing about 7-8 inches (18-20 cm) tall.

Characteristics: Yorkshire Terriers, often called “Yorkies,” are small, energetic, and confident dogs. They have a long, silky coat and a lively personality. They are affectionate, but can be stubborn at times. Yorkies require regular grooming and exercise.