Yorkshire Terriers need plenty of love and affection from you and your loved ones. These terriers thrive in a loving family and will become extremely loyal over time. Yorkies can become very anxious and lonely when left alone for long stretches of time. This may make them destructive or difficult to train.
Be sure to socialize them immediately after adoption and work with them so they remain calm and collected no matter who is at the door. That being said, Yorkshire Terriers are known for being wonderful watchdogs. Since they are prone to barking, they will be able to alert you of a possible break-in or the squirrel sitting on the porch