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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:11-15 Years

Chorkie Build Information

The Chorkie is what it sounds like: a Chihuahua and a Yorkie! It is a small hybrid.

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

Behaviour and Personality

These small dogs are loads of fun to be around and have an overall playful, colorful temperament that matches the playfulness of their parent breeds. Coming from two hardy dogs, the Chorkie is a fairly low maintenance dog when it comes to health issues, but they're always ready to play, so the dog does best in an environment that matches their active temperament. Because Chorkie's can get jumpy, it's a good idea to socialize puppies early with children to avoid snapping, since this breed is a snapper!

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


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Blue Merle, Chocolate, Gray, Light Brown, Red, White
Grooming:Low Maintenance

Chorkie 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

Dutiful Watchdog:No