Depending on how fast its hair grows, get your Shorkie pup groomed at least every 4 to 6 weeks and regularly clipped every eight weeks.
With this hybrid’s stubborn nature, the Shorkie might benefit from drill exercises and training.
Shorkies have a natural guarding instinct so they won’t tolerate anyone bothering or teasing them. And their distrust for little children also plays a role in their defensive nature.
Shorkies love to go on adventures with their owners and are described as being energetic and active. They will happily walk for upwards of 60 minutes per day.
Shorkies can suffer from Brachycephalic airway syndrome, this is where abnormalities within the pups’ respiratory system cause respiratory distress.