Morkie

 

Origin:

 

The Morkie originated in America.

History

Originally called the Yorktese, but now more commonly called the Morkie, is a cross between the Yorkie and the Maltese breeds. A Morkie’s appearance varies widely, some expressing more of a Yorkshire terrier appearance and some a more Maltese look.

Color

Common colors expressed in Morkie coats are: Black, brown, or tan and white.

  • Lifespan:

    10-13 years
  • Shedding:

    minimal
  • Coat Length:

    long
  • Grooming:

    medium
  • Size:

    s
  • Color:

Behavior

  • Temperament

    Morkies are active and playful. They form strong attachments to owners as well as desire a lot of attention from their owners. Morkie puppies are social and love to play. They are excitable, energetic, confident, and loyal.

  • Barking

    Barks if Necessary

  • Adaptability

    • Adaptability to apartment living

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Good for novice owners

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    • Tolerates being alone

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates cold weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Tolerates hot weather

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Family Friendly

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  • Exercise needs

    • Energy level

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    • Exercise needs

      1 2 3 4 5
    • Playfulness

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  • Trainability

    easy

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