Paisley Terrier: Describing the Paisley Terrier in 1894, Rawdon Lee wrote that "though he can kill rats, and maybe other vermin, the Paisley Terrier is essentially a pet dog, and is usually kept as such." The breed was primarily a pet, and it was also a popular showdog. The Paisley Terrier was the progenitor of today's Yorkshire Terrier.
Ten notable extinct dog breeds: Paisley Terrier - Originally from Paisley, Scotland, this small dog resembles today’s Yorkshire Terrier. A show dog and a devoted companion, this silky-coated dog insisted upon both togetherness and attention, and would bark or exhibit depression if left alone too long. #PaisleyTerrier #DogBreeds