Breed group : Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Toy Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 7-10 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Brown & White, Gray / Salt & Pepper, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 13-16 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Not good for cold climate
The Shorkie Tzu is a cross breed between Yorkshire Terrier and Shih Tzu. They are very loving, sweet, energetic and gets along well with other dogs. They are very friendly and are a great companion dogs.
Shorkie Tzu comes in chocolate, gold, black, red, tan or brown or in combinations of these colors.
The Shorkie Tzu has a medium to long, straight, silky coat which resembles to hair instead of a fur.
Shorkie Tzu is a lovable, friendly, affectionate dog which makes it a as a great humane companion. They like to play with their owners and loves when they are being pleased.
Shorkie Tzu sheds low to none. Still, brushing and grooming their hair regularly is needed to prevent matting and tangling. For owners who likes to grow their hairs long, regular trimming is needed like their parents.
Shorkie Tzu is a smart dog and easy to train.
The Shorkie Tzu is moderately energetic and playful dog. They do not need much exercise. Being small makes them perfect as apartment dogs. They love playing indoors which they often do to burn their energy.