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

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: 2/15/2017
Name: Benji (Formally known as Damon)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Nikia & Daryl Person
Loc: Pendleton, IN.

We were looking for a playmate for our 2YR old Maltipoo , because we had recently loss two of our other dogs. My sister came across Benji (aka:Damon) on the site and thought he would be a good fit for us. After seeing his cute little face there was no question that my husband and I wanted to bring him home. We've only had Benji a month, but it seems like he's been here forever. He is getting along fine with his two big brothers and all is well. I would definitely recommend premier pups to anyone who is interested in finding a furry friend. The staff stayed in contact with us the first two weeks after we brought Benji home to make sure he was doing ok. We truly appreciated that they were interested in his well being.

Date: 11/3/2018
Name: Amy & Miley
Breed: Morkie
Client: Amber & Justin Finocchi
Loc: Buffalo NY

We got liter mates Amy and Miley and we are so in love still almost 3 years later. We can’t image our lives without them!

Date: 9/10/2016
Name: Ethan
Breed: Morkie
Client: Tara McGinley
Loc: OH

We love our little Ethan to bits. What an adorable little man. Matt was excellent with helping us and with the transportation of our pup! Thanks again!

Date: 2/19/2017
Name: Bella Rose (Eliza - Former name)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Angel & Leticia
Loc: Boston, MA

?2/16/17? My family and I have been wanting to have a furry friend for quite a while. I was looking to adopt one from a shelter, so decided to do some online research. After so much researching and many clicks, I came across Premier Pups. I fell in love with every puppy I saw, but there was something about Bella that called my attention. Knew at that moment that she was the one, and clicked the adopt now button, without any hesitation. Read reviews after purchase was made, and was even happier knowing I made a great decision. It has only been 3 days since Bella's arrival, and we are all in love. She's already spoiled, and seems to be just as happy as we are. Premier pups it has been a pleasure working with you, thank you for all the follow up calls, and for getting our Bella home safe to us. We have already spoken highly of you, and will wholeheartedly recommend you to family, and friends. Continue making homes happy, with your adorable, healthy pups!

Date: 1/11/2016
Name: Riley(tara morkie)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Laura
Loc: Boston,MA

We purchased riley back in sept and couldnt be happier with her She was super easy to house train has no idea how little she is and in just this short time has madtered sit/down/and paw she also is quite in love with her big brother blue!! Looking fwb to our next pup!!

Date: 3/6/2017
Name: Chloe (Tara)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Christina & Vinnie Coletta
Loc: Ocean Gate, NJ

My husband and I have been wanting a new puppy for a while now (we have two little 5 lb Yorkies). We were at a pet supplies place by our house and saw this guy holding this tiny adorable puppy and decided to ask him where he got him. He told us all about Premier Pups and how great you were! So we went on the website and i automatically fell in love with "Tara" . My husband told me to find another option just in case and we also fell in love with "hope" a little teacup Maltese. But as much as i loved Hope i couldn't stop thinking about Tara! so we got Tara and when we picked her up from the airport on 3/2/2017 she was this adorable precious pup!! We are so in love with her and so happy with our choice! she is such a loving spunky puppy and our family is all in love with her! She came in the cutest carrier and had everything we needed! Premier pups were so great through this whole process and we are just so happy !! We will be getting any future pups from you from now on! our extended families are now wanting one so i'm sure you'll be getting their business soon! :) We also already took her to our local vet and she is completely healthy (they were also in love with her) THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!

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: 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: 10/10/2018
Name: Was Anora, we changed to Chloee
Breed: Morkie
Client: Katie Ernst
Loc: Shelby, Ohio

We truly are enjoying our new puppy from your facility. Chloee is such a great addition to our family. She is so loving, and so smart. We couldn’t ask for a better pup to be a part of our family. She’s been using her pee pads since 24 hours after arriving to our house, she is so fun and has such great character, so full of love and my kids love to hold her and watch her. She loves to snuggle up with us. Our Great Pyrenees even loves Chloee to the moon and back. She is absolutely perfect. Can’t thank you all enough. This has been the easiest smooth process I have ever been through, and your instructions have made everything so easy. Thank you for all you do and such a great place to get a puppy from.

Date: 2/10/2021
Name: Charleigh (was Danielle)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Kellay Thompson
Loc: Huber Heights, Oh

I am so thankful that we came across Premier Pups. We have been blessed with our new addition to our family. We enjoy her so much. The interaction with everyone at Premier Pups was absolutely amazing. I was anxious at first never having a pup as small as Charleigh but after talking with them I felt a huge weight lifted off of me and confident. She has been a true blessing to our family. Oh did I mention how well she adapted to her new home? She came home on Dec 23rd at 1 lb 13 oz and is now just over 3 lbs. Premier Pups will always be a 5* in my books!! Can’t thank everyone there enough ??

Puppies with a

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The health of your new family member is our primary concern. We take all necessary precautions from vet inspection of our pups to their parents requirement to pass annual exams. If there’s something undiscoverable at 8 weeks of age that later comes up as hereditary or congenital, you’re covered. We stand behind our pups with up to a 10 year guanrantee.

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INTEGRITY

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COMMITMENT

Developing long-term, personal relationships with breeders means we can work closely with the people, who raise the puppies we provide. We frequently visit our breeders to ensure our puppies and the practices used to raise them are always improving. With our breeders, their pets and pups are their main focus and priority.