Blue tan yorkie. Yorkie colors the coat colors of yorkshire terriers. Black is a recessive color in yorkshires. Yorkshire terrier puppies are black tan and adults are blue and gold. The blue color begins its transition from black to the roots of the hair to the tips slowly and gradually.
Although adult yorkshire terriers are blue and tan the puppies have a black and tan coat. Puppies born black and tan or black and gold will change to blue and tan or blue and gold unless their parents had the recessive black gene. Yorkie puppies have coats with blue and gold blue and tan black and gold and black and tan colors. A yorkie with this kind of coloring has a gold or tan head with a white body and some black patches in the mix.
So the typical coloring of the yorkie is blue and gold and the blue should start from the neck and end up to the tail. We produce mainly traditional black and tan and the blue and tan yorkies according to the breeds standard but produce rare colored yorkies as well. Bear a fully tan yorkshire terrier whose blackblue grew out as he grew up. The black coat can begin to change or break blue as early as 8 weeks.
We have beautiful parti yorkies chocolate yorkies and chocolate parti yorkies. Photos courtesy of alexandra goldy for all yorkies the darker hairs will cover far less of the body than when the yorkie was a puppy. I have a chocolate and tan yorkshire terrier he is 1 years old his brother and sster was black and tan. The ideal coat color for adult yorkies is blue actually a deep steel gray.
No silver black or bronze mixed in and tan. Home blog general information yorkie colors. The biewer terrier. When we say parti yorkies these dogs have three colors or tri colors.
Although yorkie pups are born black and tan their color changes as they mature. Yorkiemag february 8. Doli is a beautiful blue eye merle with a quarter blue eye in the other. Typically the parti yorkies have tan white and black colors.
This coloring is so expected that when a yorkie was born with 3 distinct colors that differed from this norm back in 1984 it began the offshoot of a completely different breed. For more information you can see our article. Types of yorkshire terrier coats. As the yorkie puppy ages the coat gradually changes from black to blue.