What do you call a Shih Tzu and Yorkie mix?
A Shih Tzu mixed with Yorkie is a mixed breed dog called Shorkie. This hybrid dog goes by many names. Among the titles are:
How much does a shorkie Shih Tzu mix cost?
A Shorkie puppy doesn’t differ much from the price of its parents. In general, a Shih Tzu mix with Yorkie costs an average of $300-$1000.
What’s the life expectancy of a Yorkie Shih Tzu?
Both the Yorkie and Shih Tzu are small dogs with lifespans of around 13 years. And mixed breed dogs in general tend to live a little longer than their purebred counterparts. It’s therefore safe to assume a Shih Tzu Yorkie mix life expectancy of at least 13 years for a healthy well bred Yorkshire Shih Tzu.
Where did the Shih Tzu Yorkshire Terrier come from?
Rumored to be over 2,000 years old, the Shih Tzu is one of the most ancient breeds of dogs on record. They’re believed to originate from somewhere in Tibet or ancient China and became very popular in the courts of Chinese nobility. The common perception is that Shih Tzu’s were “Chinese guard dogs,” which is true to a certain extent.
What kind of dog is a Yorkie Shih Tzu?
The Yorkie Shih Tzu mix is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Shih Tzu. These loving and loyal dogs make the perfect companion dog. Due to their small size, they are considered to be ‘toy’ dogs. Most Shorkie-Zu dogs take after the Terrier side and resemble it in looks.
How much does a shorkie Yorkie mix cost?
The Shorkie is a designer dog breed so people charge quite a lot of a rare dog breed that can only be made by combining the Shih Tzu and the Yorkie. Typically these dogs can cost from $600 to $2000. Sometimes the lowest price for a dog isn’t the right way to go.
How much exercise does a Shih Tzu Yorkshire terrier mix need?
Shih Tzu Yorkshire Terrier mix exercise: This is a small dog and therefore needs little exercise. 20 minutes outside per day is sufficient to keep your Shorkie healthy.