Corkie

Corkie

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Life Span:11-15 Years
Hypoallergenic:No

Corkie Build Information

Corkies are the resulting hybrid mix of the Cocker Spaniel and the Yorkshire Terrier purebreds. They are small in size, yet sturdy and athletic in build, usually 9-14 inches in height, weighing 8-30 pounds. Their coats are medium to longer in length, straight, smooth, and silky with typically brown, tan, white, black, and yellow colorations.

Size:Small
Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):10-12 in.
Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

These dogs are very good natured, gentle, and affectionate so they work great as in families with small children or other pets. Training is simple with consistent and positive reinforcement; Corkies are smart and eager to please. They remain active indoors, but still require regular walks to stay satisfied.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Black & White, Light Brown, Yellow
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Corkie Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

A loving Cocker Spaniel and Yorkshire Terrier mix!

Training:Moderately easy to train
Dutiful Watchdog:No