Country of Origin: United States. The Shorkie is a mix between the Shih Tzu and the Yorkshire Terrier.
Size: Since the Shorkie is a mixed breed, the size can vary depending upon the breeds it is mixed with. The adult Shorkie will weigh between 7-16 pounds and will reach a height between 6-11 inches.
Coat: The coat of a shorkie is usually long and silky.
Character: Shorkies are loving dogs. They are affectionate and become attached to their owners.
Temperament: Shorkies may be leery of young children and young children must be taught how to properly interact with any dog.
Care: The Shorkie should be bathed when needed and brushed regularly.
Training: Shorkies need a consistent, persistent but gentle trainer. They can be difficult to housebreak.
Activity: The Shorkie enjoys spending time with their owner. They enjoy short walks and/or play time in the yard. They are not very active dogs and enjoy their time indoors.
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