Things to Know about the Shih Tzu Mixed with Yorkie


The Shih Tzu Yorkie mix nicknamed the Shorkie or Yorkie Tzu is a bubbly, tenacious little pup and makes for a great companion.

These small, affectionate furry friends are a loveable breed and this guide will fill you in on the things you should know about the loveable Shorkie pup.

The Origins of the Shih Tzu Mixed with Yorkie

This energetic puppy has earned its stripes as being classed as a small breed with a huge personality.


The Shorkies Temperament & Behaviour

The Shorkie possess an unwavering loyalty to their family which means they are always alert and watchful. This means that these pups make for excellent watchdogs.


The Appearance of the Shih Tzu Mixed with Yorkie

The Yorkie Shih Tzu mix can have straight hair like their Yorkie parent. If they have a slightly wavy coat, they take after their Shih Tzu parent.


Color of the Shorkie

As they are designer breeds, Shorkies can come in a range of colors. Including black and tan, brown and white, gold, and black & white.


Size of the Shorkie

The predicted weight for a male Shorkie can range between 5-12 pounds when fully matured. The fully matured female Shorkie size and weight can range between 4-8 pounds.


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