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Morkie Puppies For Sale

Affectionate ~ Energetic ~ Loving ~ Loyal ~ Playful

Partnered with our Nation's top Morkie Breeders, Premier Pups offers the cutest Morkie puppies for sale. Toy & Teacup Morkie puppies for sale nationwide. Morkies are adorable, fun, playful, and feisty little fluffballs. They love playtime as much as cuddle time, thrive on attention, and enjoy being spoiled. Sweet, affectionate, devoted, and family oriented, Morkie puppies were bred to love and to be loved. Intelligent, loyal, and spirited, the Morkie has a big personality beautifully wrapped in a stunningly cute little body. These feisty little toy dogs max out at 9 inches tall and weigh and average of 5 pounds. The Morkie is a designer dog – a cross between a purebred Maltese and a purebred Yorkshire Terrier.

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Affectionate, Energetic, Loving, Loyal, Playful

Adult Weight 5-8 lbs
Adult Height 6-10 in
Life Expectancy 12-15 yrs
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A crossbreed between the Maltese and the Yorkshire Terrier, the Morkie, also affectionately known as the Yorktese or Morkshire Terrier was first bred in the 1990’s here in the United States as a designer puppy. Since then it has gained considerable popularity for its perfect combination of intelligence and beauty. While, these dogs make for sweet, loyal, and loveable pets, they can often become quite bullheaded and territorial if not properly trained early on. Prior experience with a smaller breed is recommended.

The Morkie is one of the most popular designer dog breeds in the United States. It charms with a cute, toy-size stature and a big personality.

Appearance and Grooming

Though the coats tend to be soft, rather long, and hypoallergenic with colors typically ranging from solid white to black and tan and every color and combination in between, it is difficult to predict each litter. The unpredictable diversity is what makes these pooches so desirable. Regardless of its coat, this crossbreed needs to be brushed several times a week to keep the hair from matting or tangling. In addition to routine brushing, regular bathing is important to keep their coat healthy and lush.


Despite their tiny size, this breed makes for a spirited and intelligent pet.  Its inherited sense of fearlessness and energy from its Maltese parent shines through as these dogs are easily excitable and happy to greet anybody they meet. Underneath all of that energy and sometimes mischief these dogs are true lap dogs with a truly sweet and loving nature.

Family and Companionship

The Morkie is an obedient and loyal pup, and its friendly personality helps it to make fast connections. It doesn’t like to be alone and suffers when it’s not appreciated and loved. It loves to play or curl up on the couch for a nap and requires frequent human companionship. Its loyalty and devotion tend to make this devoted dog very protective of its owner and family. 

Morkies are adaptable and easy-going pooches. And while their size makes them ideal pets for apartment dwellers, they can be a problem for your neighbors as they love to bark. When left alone, this little yapper will bark until someone comes home to be with him, which doesn’t bode well for good relationships with close neighbors. This loveable ball of fluff is perfect for an owner who can take them wherever they go.


This breed doesn’t require too much exercise. A couple of brisk walks throughout the day and some active play time will provide the exercise your puppy needs to stay healthy and fit. Morkies should never be left off leash or unattended during outside play unless they are in a securely fenced-in area. If you live in an area where birds of prey are known to roam, you must pay particular attention and avoid leaving your pooch unattended.

Training and Socialization

As a Maltese and Yorkie mix, this designer breed has the Yorkshire’s intelligence and the Maltese's eager-to-please personality and therefore is easily trainable. However, it can be a little bit stubborn which may require a gentle, firm, and patient trainer.  It is imperative for Morkie puppies to be properly trained at a young age. These pint size puppies have strong personality traits and think they are much larger than they actually are. 



Frequently Asked Questions

What breeds make a Morkie? The Morkie is a crossbreed of the Maltese and Yorkshire Terrier.

How big is a Morkie? A Morkie on average measures 7 to 9 inches at shoulder in height and weighs between 4 to 7 lbs.

What were Morkie’s bred for? These pups were developed as a lap and companion dog.

Is the Morkie hypoallergenic? This breed has hair instead of fur, which stands to reason that they are hypoallergenic. However, no dog is 100% truly hypoallergenic. This Morkie is an excellent choice for allergy sufferers since they shed little to none.

What colors are Morkie’s? This breed is black, white, brown or a mix of two or all of these colors.

What is the lifespan of a Morkie? The average lifespan is 10 to 15 years.

Where did the Morkie originate? The Morkie was developed at the same time right here in the United States and in Canada.

How much exercise does a Morkie need? This small bundle still needs plenty of exercise. A short daily stroll and some active play each day will be enough exercise to keep the Morkie fit and trim.

Is it hard to train a Morkie? A Morkie is spirited with a streak of independency and stubbornness, which can make training a challenge. Alternatively, they are eager to please and love attention. With consistency, patience and plenty of positive reinforcement this little one will be following your lead in no time.

Is the Morkie high maintenance when it comes to grooming? The short answer is, yes. The Morkie has longer hair than can become easily tangled and matted. They require daily brushing and weekly bathing. They will also need regular scheduled appointments with a professional groomer to keep their coats trimmed and their nails clipped.

Does the Morkie bark a lot? Yes. This one loves to hear themselves “speak”. Though, some of the barking can be controlled through training and socialization it is in their nature to be vocal. If you want a dog who is not a barker this is not the right breed for you.

Is the Morkie known by other names? Yes, they are also called, Yorteses.

Is the Morkie registered with the American Kennel Club? The Morkie is not recognized by the AKC since it is a mixed breed, but both parent breeds are. However, the Morkie is registered through the Continental Kennel Club (CKC).

Are Morkies suitable for the elderly? Yes! Their minimal exercise requirements, companionship and devotion make them a perfect choice for senior citizens.

What crate size should I buy for my Morkie? The best crate size for the Morkie is the 18" - 22" dog crate.

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Morkie Breeders

Like people, the most critical moments in a puppy's life starts in the beginning. Providing a safe, natural, comfortable, and healthy environment for the nursing mother and her baby is essential. Only the nation's top of the line breeders can provide the best quality of life. It truly takes a special breeder to assist with the nourishing and raising of a Morkie puppy. Here at Premier Pups, we work hand-in-hand with our Morkie breeders. We spend consistent on-site time with our selected breeders and can undoubtedly say that our puppies come from a very caring environment. The footage produced in our videos is 100% real. It is un-staged, unedited, and only authentic scenes at our breeder locations. We align ourselves with the best Morkie breeders whose standards are much higher than the rest.