Shorkie is a designer breed developed in the United States. Shorkies are the result of crossing Yorkshire Terrier puppies with Shih Tzus. Shorkie has become one of the most popular of all the designer breeds. The size of a Shorkie puppy can vary depending the size of the parents. The coat can have different colors: balck and tan, red, cream, tan, black or blue or other combinations of these colors.
If you want Shorkie puppies for sale in Ohio, Affordable Pup is a reputable breeder of Shorkie puppies that sells puppies in Ohio and nearby cities such as Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo, Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown.
Shorkies are loyal and loving companions, sweet-natured and playful. They are excellent watchdogs and they will alert the owners when someone is approaching. If they are properly socialized, Shorkies get along well with children and others in the home. A Shorkie puppy is intelligent and easy to train. He is an affectionate dog who loves to spend time with his family. He is protective and very attached to his owners.
Shorkie puppies will do well in a house or apartment and they don’t need a lot of space because of their small size. They need proper exercise to stay healthy. Shorkie puppies are energetic and playful, loving to play ball, fetch or chew his toys. A Shorkie puppy must be exercised outdoors in a securely fenced area, because he is very quick. A Shorkie puppy needs several walks every day. He is a perfect playmate for older kids.
Shorkie puppies have soft and relatively long coats, which need daily brushing. Brushing is necessary because the coat can become tangled and matted. They need a bathe every month or when the dog is dirty or begins to smell. You can choose to give the Shorkie puppy a cut to be easier to maintain.
If you want to adopt a Shorkie puppy, you already know that they are super cute and that they need lots of attention. Housebreaking can be difficult but crates can make potty training easier.
Shorkies are excellent puppies for apartments; due to their small size they don’t need a lot of space. They are very sensitive to very low or very high temperatures. If you live in a hot climate, you should give to your Shorkie puppy a shorter cut and if you live in a colder climate it is a good idea to give him a sweater.
A Shorkie needs several walks each day, but he can also play and run indoors. He is active and playful, loving to chase balls and toys.
Like many other dog breeds, there are a few health concerns a Shorkie owner should be aware: hip dysplasia, eye problems, thyroid problems, hypoglycemia. These health problems can be avoided with a good vet care and a healthy diet. The life expectancy is between 12 and 15 years.
Finding good Shorkie puppy breeders is very important to prevent these health problems. This wonderful and affectionate companion can be purchased from Affordable Pup, who has teacup Shorkie puppies for sale in Ohio and nearby cities Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo, Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown. All the Shorkie puppies are raised with attention and care!