Why don't a yorkie's ears stand up?

Answer The American Kennel Club defines the Yorkshire Terrier breed standard to include small ears that are V-shaped and erect. Some Yorkie's ears, however, do not naturally stand up. You may encourage th... Read More »

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At what age do yorkies ears stand up?

When a Yorkie pup is born, its ear muscles are not strong enough to support standing ears. For most puppies, the ears will gradually become erect sometime between three and six months of age. One e... Read More »

Taking Care of Ears for Yorkies & Poodles?

As a dog owner, you want to keep your pet around for as long as possible by keeping it safe and healthy. Both poodle and Yorkshire terrier dog breeds have intelligent and loyal personalities, makin... Read More »

Why do chihuahua puppies ears stand up?

Chihuahua puppies are bred for stand-up ears, sometimes called straight ears or prick ears. The AKC breed standard describes the ears as large and held upright for alert dogs, and angled for relaxe... Read More »

How to Tell If a Dog's Ears Will Stand?

There are many dog breeds where it's desirable to owners for dogs to have ears that stand erect as adult dogs. Often --- especially when they puppy is teething --- the ears may be limp and bend ove... Read More »