Shorkie Tzu

Shorkie Tzu:Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier Mix

Hybrid Breed

Shih Tzu + Yorkshire Terrier


Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier mix - a hybrid breed.

The Shih Tzu-Yorkshire Terrier mix is a great companion dog. They are intelligent, loving and make great family dogs. They are also hypoallergenic and do not shed, making them ideal for those with allergies.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Shih Tzu-Yorkshire Terrier mix typically has a small, compact body with a short coat. They can weigh between 4 and 7 kg and have a shoulder height of 20 to 30 cm. They often have a black and white coat, but can also come in a variety of other colors.

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Alternate Name -
Origin Tibet - UK
Life expectancy 10 - 16 years
Care requirements high-maintenance
Activity level low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier mix - Such is probably his nature.

The Shih Tzu-Yorkie mix is a unique and popular mixed breed because of its small size, loving character and hypoallergenic coat. This mixed breed has inherited the best traits of its Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier parents, making it an ideal pet for first-time dog owners and families with young children. While the Shih Tzu-Yorkie mix is a relatively healthy breed, it is prone to certain health problems such as allergies, respiratory problems and patellar luxation. With proper care and regular veterinary checkups, the Shih Tzu Yorkie mix can live a long and happy life by your side.

As far as personality goes, the Shih Tzu Yorkie mix is a true people pleaser. They love being with their family and make excellent companions. They are also very adaptable, so they do well in both small apartments and large homes. This mixed breed is fairly active and needs daily walks or indoor playtime to stay healthy and happy. They are very intelligent and are easily trained, but can be stubborn at times. Overall, the Shih Tzu Yorkie mix is a loving, affectionate and loyal companion that will bring you much joy.

If you are thinking of adding a Shih Tzu-Yorkie mix to the family, there are a few things you should know about the care and maintenance of these dogs. These dogs have medium length coats that need to be brushed regularly to prevent matting and tangles. They also need to be bathed once or twice a month to keep their coat and skin healthy. In addition, the Shih Tzu-Yorkie mix is a relatively low-maintenance breed when it comes to coat care. Their nails should be trimmed regularly and their teeth brushed two to three times a week.

As for exercise, the Shih Tzu Yorkie mix needs daily walks or playtime indoors to stay healthy and happy. They are not a particularly active breed, but they do enjoy playing catch and going for short walks. This mixed breed is also relatively easy to train, but can be a bit stubborn at times. All in all, the Shih Tzu-Yorkie mix is a loving, affectionate and loyal companion that will bring joy into your life.

What diseases can occur in Shih Tzu and Yorkshire Terrier mix.

The Shih Tzu-Yorkshire Terrier mix breed is known to suffer from a number of health problems. These include respiratory problems, heart problems, spinal problems, and eye problems. Breathing problems are the most common health issue with this breed, and it is important to be careful when training these dogs not to overdo it and put themselves at risk. Heart problems are also relatively common in this breed, and owners should have their dog examined regularly by a veterinarian to ensure that no problems are present. Spinal problems are less common, but can also occur in this breed, and owners should watch for the signs and symptoms of such problems. Finally, eye problems are also common in this breed, and owners should have their dog's eyes examined regularly by a veterinarian.

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The coat of a Shih Tzu-Yorkshire Terrier mix is usually long, silky and dense. The coat can be any color, including black, brown, red, or cream. The coat can also be multi-colored, such as black and white or brown and white.

Fur length medium
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Standing Ears
Tail rolled up - short
Anatomy rugged, slim, square
Size ♀ 16 - 28 cm
Weight ♀ 3 - 7 kg
Size ♂ 16 - 28 cm
Weight ♂ 4 - 7 kg
Suitable For Beginner, Seniors, Beginner, Seniors
  • Eye infections

    Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.

  • Breathing problems

    Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.

  • Patellar luxation

    Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.

  • Knee injuries

    Some breeds, unfortunately, especially suffer from knee injuries of various kinds.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Dislocations

    Lenticular and patella luxation occur in some breeds and affect the eye.

  • Bronchitis

    Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.

  • A Yorkie-Shih Tzu mix is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Shih Tzu. These dogs are small and have a life expectancy of about 10-12 years. They are affectionate and loyal and make excellent companion dogs.

  • Yorkie-Shih Tzu mixes can look different, but they usually inherit the best physical characteristics of both parent breeds. These dogs usually have a long, silky coat that can be either black and tan, black and white, or brown and white in color. They often have the characteristic black "mask" on the face found on both Yorkies and Shih Tzus.

  • Yorkie-Shih Tzu mixes are generally affectionate and loyal dogs that make excellent companion animals. They are known to get along well with children and other pets, although they may bark excessively if they feel threatened or frightened.

  • Yorkie-Shih Tzu mixes need regular grooming to maintain their long, silky coats. These dogs also need to be brushed daily to prevent matting and tangles. It is important to check the ears regularly for signs of infection, and the teeth should be brushed frequently to prevent dental problems.

  • Yorkie-Shih Tzu mixes are generally healthy dogs, but can be prone to certain health problems such as patellar dislocation, patellar luxation, and eye problems.

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