Featuring the Yorkshire Terrier dog breed, figurines, gifts and collectibles. The Yorkshire Terrier is a small breed of the terrier type and are placed in the Toy Terrier Group. Its maximum size is seven pounds and their coat colors are gray, black and tan. Nicknamed "Yorkie," this dog originated from Yorkshire, England and was bred to catch rats in clothing mills and rat-baiting. Today, they are very popular companion dogs.