The Morkie is a little adorable pet for family. Here is your informative A-list of Morkie. Morkie is also known as Malkie, Yorkiemalt or Yorktese. They are not purebred dog; they are crossing between the Maltese and the Yorkshire Terrier. As a second generation Morkie is inherited from hybrid Morkies. They are belongs to toy group. In 1990s, the first Morkie was bred in United States. The Morkie is one of the popular designer dogs, because this dog breed inherits cute appearance and lively temperament from both parents. Today this breed becomes popular small domestic dog.
Facts about Morkie
- Temperament – The Morkie is active, brave, cute, lively, determined, gentle, loyal and affectionate with family. Do not leave Morkie puppies alone for too long, they will become destructive. It is better to start training and socialization for Morkie puppies in early stage and they can pick up training easily. They can get along well with children and non-canine pets. They loved to be cuddle by owner. Morkie Puppies are inherited the characteristic of either Maltese breed or Yorkshire Terrier breed, you have to observe yourself.
- Appearance – Since Morkies are hybrid breed, their coat is varying from dog to dog, they should carry the characteristics from both parents. Their coat is usually very soft, long and silky. They can have many coat colors. In general, Morkie is in white with cream colored eyes.
Morkie Breed Information
|Height||6 – 10 inches (male and female)|
|Weight||4– 9 lbs (male and female)|
|Colour||White, black, tan or black and tan|
|Group||Hybrid Breed Dog|
|Life Span||12 – 15 years|
|Litter Size||2 – 6 puppies|
|Exercise Ability||They are energetic and daily walk is needed. They love to play and run around|
|Grooming Requirements||The Morkie require regular brushing and grooming, use mild shampoo for bathing when necessary. They are light shedder|
|Recognition||ACHC, DDKC, DRA, IDCR|
Some common health issue for Morkie is skin problems or problems related with their both parents. Their feeding should be three smaller meals per day. Here is a list of cute dog names for your Morkie puppy.
If you are interested in this dog breed, you may look for Morkie adoption from Morkie rescue or look for Morkie for sale from Morkie breeders.