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TEACUP MORKIE PUPPY
Birth Date 9/2/2017
Gender Female
Current Weight 2lb 7oz
Est Adult Weight 5-7 lbs
Registry n/a
Vaccinations Up-To-Date On All Shots
Vet Inspection 11/1/2017
Special Nurturing Notice

Puppies less than 2 lbs require the special care and attention the first 2 weeks in their new home. They need to eat every 2-3 hours, starting with their arrival.

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.

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 coat from matting or tangling. In addition to routine brushing, regular bathing is important to keep their coat healthy and lush.

Temperament

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

It 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 tends to make this devoted dog very protective of its owner and family.  As an adaptable and easy going pooch 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.

Exercise

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 to 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 not to leave your pooch unattended.

Training and Socialization

It has the Yorkshire’s intelligence 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 it 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 and as such may try to dominate their owner and smaller animals. 

 

 





Temperament

Affectionate, Alert, Energetic, Friendly, Intelligent, Loving, Loyal, Playful, Social

Adult Weight 5-8 lbs
Adult Height 6-10 in
Life Expectancy 12-15 yrs
Maintenance
Low High
Training
Easy Hard
Shedding
Min Max
Adaptability
Easy Hard
Active
Low High

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REVIEWS

MORKIE


Date: 12/21/2016
Name: Mika (previously Elsa)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Cindy Lemus
Loc: Hartford, CT

Mika has brought so much joy to our family as well as our 10.5 yr old dog. Her brother passed away and fell under depression until mika came along to brighten her day! Thank you premier pups for keeping an eye on during her transition phase and answering all my questions!

Date: 1/31/2018
Name: Ralph - now Milo
Breed: Morkie
Client: Cynthia
Loc: NJ

We searched everywhere for our “perfect” dog; local shops and breeders in NJ, NY, PA, FL, but we kept coming back to your site. I spoke to several members of your staff and emailed multiple times to assure we would not be scammed. After following your site and puppies for over We saw Milo (listed as Ralph) and knew he was the one! We were skeptical about putting such a smal puppy in a long flight, but your staff hand-held us through the process and put us at ease. We received many follow up calls once he arrived to ensure he was transitioning well. We made several calls out to you with questions and concerns, all which were responsed to immediately. Two months later, Milo is a happy, active and healthy dog who completed our family. We could not be happier with him, or our experience with premier pups. Thank you!!

Date: 9/15/2017
Name: Keegan
Breed: Morkie
Client: Nancy
Loc: Melbourne, FL

This beautiful little guy is a joy. He loves every person and every dog. When I was trying to decide which puppy to take home with me I was told that 'Nicholas' had a great personality. Turns out Keegan nee Nicholas is the perfect fit for me and a great dog.

Date: 3/9/2021
Name: Coco (originally Macie)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Macy and Maggie
Loc: Franklin, TN

We got Coco for Christmas in 2017. She's three now. She is the best dog in the world. We don't regret getting her from premier pups at all.

Date: 5/13/2020
Name: Koda
Breed: Morkie
Client: Elli
Loc: Howell, MI

We’ve had Koda for almost a year now. She is such a good dog! She is smart and happy and has the best little personality. We can’t imagine our lives without her. She has brought us so much joy! She was easy to potty train and she’s been in perfect health from day one. We had an amazing experience adopting her from Premier Pups and we would do it again in a heartbeat.

Date: 7/7/2016
Name: Toffee
Breed: Morkie
Client: Eileen Badia
Loc: Tall timbers, MD

We picked up Toffee on June 26 and was surprised to see how happy and how easily she adjusted to our family. Over the next few days she became very lethargic and being only one and a half pounds I immediately became concerned. I called Premier Pups and got in contact with Mike Schoeff. Mike patiently stayed in contact with me via phone and text for the next several days advising me until she recuperated. My family and I were devastated thinking she would not make it through this ordeal. I am very thankful and surprised at all the attention and time that Mike put into helping us. We definitely would recommend Premier Pups. Thank You.

Date: 2/28/2017
Name: Presley (formerly Paris)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Erin White
Loc: Valencia, CA

We retired in 2016 and always said we would not get a dog then something came over us and we felt like we couldn't live without one! We chose Presley and she came in 4 days. It seems like she has always been a part of our family. Presley is so playful our daughter in law calls her Coco-loco. She is funny, loving and we just love her. She chose my husband to be her person and the two are inseparable. We love this little girl so much that today we selected a playmate for her and can't wait for his arrival! Dealing with Premier Pups was a great experience. A real person answers when you call and they are all so responsive and willing to assist however they can! We highly recommend getting your healthy loving puppy from them.

Date: 4/19/2017
Name: Sophia (Tara at Premier Pups)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Brett and Raquel Forsgren
Loc: Chicago, Illinois

We love our sweet Sophia! She is growing and has been such a joy in our lives! We are so grateful to Premier Pups for working closely with us from a distance to find her, Face Time with her, and finally spending he afternoon playing with her on their lawn before flying home. The PP team, especially Ryan, were so helpful with detailed instructions, follow up calls and emails, just to be sure she was doing ok. We have recommended PP to over 10 people in the last month, a couple already have their new pups! Thank you and love - Raquel, Brett, and Sophia

Date: 6/25/2016
Name: Sampson
Breed: Morkie
Client: Aishah
Loc: Dublin, Ohio

I purchased my sweet lil Sampson 2 1/2 yrs ago from you guts and I must say it was the absolute best decision EVER! Everyone who knows me knows that Sampson is the love of my life...he more than exceeded my expectations and my life is better because he is in it! I will definitely be purchasing my next Morkie from Premier Pups and recommend them to anyone interested in adopting a fur baby...thanks you guys :)

Date: 3/30/2017
Name: Wilson (previously Tim)
Breed: Morkie
Client: The Maurer's
Loc: Pennsylvania

Wilson fit right in to our family. He adjusted very well. The whole process with Premier Pups went very smoothly. Everyone was very helpful. We were very impressed with the whole process!

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