How do I know if my Yorkie is in heat?

What Signs Indicate That My Dog Is in Heat?
  1. Swollen vulva.
  2. Bloody or straw-colored discharge from the vulva.
  3. Receptive to male dogs.
  4. Excessive licking of the genital area.
  5. Agitated, nervous, or aggressive behavior.
  6. Urinating more frequently.
  7. Change in tail position.

What age do female Yorkies go into heat?

The Age a Yorkshire Terrier Enters Heat

It can happen as young as when she is 5 months old….Or it may begin as late as 14 months. If you have an un-spayed female that has not had a heat by the age of 15 months,she should be taken for a checkup.

How long does a female Yorkie period last?

The heat cycle of the female lasts from 18 to 21 days. The first stage is called proestrus. It begins with mild swelling of the vulva and a bloody discharge. This lasts for about 9 days, although it may vary by 2 or 3 days.

When can I breed my Yorkie?

It is recommended that a female is bred after her 2nd heat and before she is 5 years old. Now, a female can enter heat as young as 4 months old, this is much too young to become pregnant.