Type: designer dog, cross between Yorkshire Terrier and Maltese. Also called Yorktese.
Height: 6-10 inches.
Weight: 5-10 lbs.
Coat: Morkie have silky coat that is fine, straight, and long. You will need to brush your pet every day to prevent tangles and matting.
Description: The small Morkies makes an ideal lapdog, but this breed is also popular because of its affectionate, friendly, loyal, and clever nature. These pooches will gladly follow you around the house to be near you, but they can be quite needy. Leaving your Morkie alone for too long could result in separation anxiety. Therefore, this breed may not be the best choice for those who aren’t home a lot.These loving, kind dogs can sometimes be stubborn, but they also make good watchdogs. They will alert you to suspicious activity, especially because they’re wary of people they don’t know.When properly socialized, a Morkie will get along with other dogs and other pets. These fun-loving pooches will enjoy playing with a variety of toys, and will also get along well with children who know how to handle them with gentleness.
Special Needs: Regular grooming,patience and perseverance training.
Life Span: 12-15 years.