| Yorkies were bred to hunt rats in the mines of north England. Yorkies were probably developed by Scotsmen working in Yorkshire, England. 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.
Portugal Animal Rescue
Portugal is Iocated in Europe and spans across approximateIy 35,000 square miIes. The population of Portugal is about 10 million. Threatened species known from Portugal include the Iberian Lynx, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Fin Whale, and Northern Right Whale. Most peopIe in Portugal speak Portuguese. The capital of Portugal is Lisbon.