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Yorkie Russell

Yorkie Russell

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-16 Years

Yorkie Russell Build Information

The Yorkie Russell is a mixed breed dog resulting from the cross of the Yorkshire Terrier and the Jack Russell Terrier. Standing up to 14 inches in height and weighing up to 17 pounds, the Yorkie Russell is a wonderful lap dog. They have smooth, silky, and straight coats that come in a variety of colors, including black, white, brown, and tan color mixtures.

Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

Yorkie Russells are very friendly and typically love everyone they meet, but are especially affectionate with their families. Their favorite activities generally involve cuddling and running around. They have average intelligence and require firm, fair, and consistent training and socialization early on. They are very energetic, playful, and livley little dogs, but can burn off energy with average amounts of exercise and are well suited for apartment dwelling.

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


Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Yorkie Russell 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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