• Gus – Happy Shorkie

    Male, 15 weeks old (02/13/19)
    Adult Weight 7 - 9 lbs.
    $799.00
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    Male, 26 weeks old (11/16/18)
    Adult Weight 1 - 1 lbs.
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Shorkie Puppies for Sale in Ohio

A designer crossbreed between a shih-tzu and Yorkshire terrier, the shorkie has big dog personality in a little dog’s body. They usually grow to be about 6 to 14 inches tall and 7 to 15 pounds and their coat texture, length and color varies widely depending on the parents. These dogs are not considered nonshedders and do need regular grooming to keep their coats tangle-free and to manage shedding.

Breed Characteristics

While they may not have a lot of bite behind that bark, shorkies are considered excellent watchdogs and will bark to let their owners know if someone comes to the house — or walks by — even if it’s someone they’ve met before. They are smart dogs that learn tricks quickly, but since both the Yorkie and shih-tzu breeds can have a stubborn streak, shorkies need owners who can be firm but gentle with training. They have a moderate activity level that helps them adapt to just about any household. They can get their exercise needs met with access to a fenced-in yard or a 30-minute walk daily, and they also enjoy snuggling with their owners for an afternoon nap.

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