|Life Span:||10-13 Years|
Dorkie Build Information
A Dorkie is a hybrid dog that is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Dachshund. It is a small breed that weighs less than 20 pounds when fully grown. Dorkies are long-bodied like Dachshunds, but they tend to be a bit taller. They also have long, smooth coats that are usually black and red.
|Length (Male):||8-12 in.|
|Length (Female):||8-10 in.|
|Weight:||< 14 lbs|
|Tail Dock or Crop:||No|
Behaviour and Personality
Dorkies are smart and easy to train. They love to be lap dogs and tend to get very attached to one person. Being part Dachshund, Dorkies have loud, deep barks for such small dogs.
|Activity Level:||Slightly Active|
|Affection Level:||Very Affectionate|
|Good to Other Pets:||Very Friendly|
|Kid Friendliness:||Very Friendly|
|Colors:||Black, Black & Tan, Gold, Gray, Red, White|
Dorkie 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
The Dorkie is a cheerful Dachshund and Yorkshire Terrier mix.
|Training:||Moderately easy to train|