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TEACUP MORKIE PUPPY
Birth Date 3/18/2016
Gender Female
Current Weight 1lb 13oz
Est Adult Weight 5-6 lbs
Registry n/a
Vaccinations Up-To-Date On All Shots
Vet Inspection 5/18/2016
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: 1/4/2019
Name: Quinn
Breed: Morkie
Client: Jennifer Seastrand
Loc: springfield, va

My experience with Premier Pups has been nothing short of wonderful. I did a lot of research into breeders and they came out on top for sure, and now I know why. We found Zoey (formerly Quinn) and fell in love right away. I was very nervous about shipping, but not only did they talk it through with me, she arrived safe and sound and snug as a bug. She adjusted quickly and is the picture of health. Her first vet visit went well, and she’s getting along great with our older, less friendly dog. She was obviously in a home before we got her, as she was already good to go with potty training. Meaning, as soon as we take her outside, she knows it’s time to go potty, not that we don’t still have some accidents, given she’s only 10 months old so far. Not only would I recommend Premier Pups to others, and have, I would definitely get another puppy from them in the future should we decide to add to our family. Thanks so much for all the wonderful support.

Date: 1/19/2017
Name: Charlie (aka Jackson)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Vlad and Tracy Ferrer
Loc: Ada, MI

We adopted Charlie on 1/16/2017 and it was love at first sight. Charlie arrived safe and sound and on time to the airport with out any problems or delays. The staff kept us informed at all times during his travel. It was a rough night with him crying in the crate no matter what we did. He is starting to get better now after the forth day and is very eager to potty train outside - which we are so happy about! The instructions on his care are clear and concise. We have had great support from Premier Pup staff and they have been very easy to work with! :)

Date: 11/11/2016
Name: Sophie (Formerly Melody)
Breed: Morkie
Client: DiFava Family
Loc: Millsboro, Delaware

Couldn't have been more pleased with your professional services and our precious pup! She adjusted quickly and beautifully! ??

Date: 6/26/2017
Name: Ziggy (Ralph)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Marvin and Kim
Loc: Cincinnati, ohio

We adopted Ziggy (Ralph) on May 13th, 2017 he weighed 2 and half pounds now he is 5 pounds and he is spoiled, we are so pleased and happy with him. He has added so much joy to our lives.

Date: 9/28/2018
Name: Gracie
Breed: Morkie
Client: Jon Mercurio
Loc: Warwick RI

Day 5 ...We love little Gracie. She’s fitting right Into our home and our hearts. Pleased so far with her quality and the process with premier pups.

Date: 9/3/2016
Name: Cosmo (formerly Johnny)
Breed: Morkie
Client: AnnMarie
Loc: Lemont,IL

Thank you Premier Pups for the newest addition to our family. We are so in love with our new puppy. He is the most adorable puppy ever.

Date: 9/17/2017
Name: Mindy
Breed: Morkie
Client: Tracy Stolle
Loc: Torrington, CT

Her original name was Sasha. We changed it to Mindy. She is a ball full of energy. I love her!!!! SHE IS PERFECT!!!

Date: 6/16/2020
Name: Minnie (formerly Nina)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Heather Sexton
Loc: North Ridgeville, Ohio

When our previous Morkie passed away, we were left with a huge hole in our hearts to fill. I began looking online, and stumbled across Premier Pups. I was hesitant at first because I wanted to make sure it was a legitimate business. I read reviews and also called Premier and asked a lot of questions. They were wonderful people to work with and they breed healthy and happy puppies!! Our little girl Minnie (formerly Nina) was born on 4/3/2020, which happens to be the day that our other Morkie passed away. It was definitely meant to be, and Minnie has transitioned into our home perfectly!! Premier called and checked up on Minnie and answered all of our questions! I have found our new puppy breeder! Will definitely be using Premier in the future! Thank you so much for making our family whole again!!

Date: 5/27/2021
Name: Louie
Breed: Morkie
Client: Larissa Baines
Loc: Los Angeles, CA

I have wanted a dog for a long time and it took some convincing for my husband to be open to getting a puppy. When we first got louie (old name Zepplin) he was 9weeks old, 1 lb and 13ounces and he was so shy. The breeder did a fantastic job with Louie and with the premier pups assistance getting Louie transferred from Ohio to Los Angeles. My husband did not like dogs before Louie, but absolutely adores Louie and it is hard to separate the two. Louie has brought so much excitement to our life, he is our spoiled little baby.

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