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Yorkie Apso

Yorkie Apso

Breed Characteristics

Origin:United States
Group:Non-Sporting (Utility)
Life Span:12-16 Years

Yorkie Apso Build Information

The Yorkie-Apso is a hybrid breed resulting from the mix of the Yorkshire Terrier and the Lhaso Apso purebreds. Standing a maximum of 11 inches, the Yorkie-Apso is well suited for apartment homes and enjoy best being in the company of their owner. They have medium to long, silky coats that are usually black, whit,e brown combinations and require regular grooming.

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

Behaviour and Personality

They are very loyal, lovable, and affectionate that can be wonderful pets, though they usually do not mix well with children or other dogs, and prefer to be the center of attention. Yorkie-Apsos can be somewhat stubborn and require firm, consistent, and gentle training. Their exercise needs are relatively low and they can burn most of their energy off playing in the house or on short trips to the dog park.

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


Colors:Black, Black & Tan, Chocolate, White
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Silky

Yorkie Apso 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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