| Yorkies were bred to hunt rats in the mines of north England. Piebald Yorkies came about by an accident of genetics in 1984 and are now considered a separate breed, the Biewer Yorkie. Yorkies used to be much larger but have gradually been bred down to become a miniature breed. Yorkies have been popular ladies' lap dogs for many years.
Azerbaijan Animal Rescue
Azerbaijan is Iocated in West and Central Asia. Threatened species known from Azerbaijan include the Armenian Birch Mouse, Argali, Bechstein's Bat, Caspian Seal, and East Caucasian Tur. Most peopIe in Azerbaijan speak Azerbaijani Turkic. The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The population of Azerbaijan is about 7.9 million.