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BANJO

TEACUP MORKIE PUPPY
Birth Date 4/20/2019
Gender Male
Current Weight 2lb 3oz
Est Adult Weight 6-8 lbs
Registry n/a
Vaccinations Up-To-Date On All Shots
Vet Inspection 6/19/2019
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: 4/2/2021
Name: Sadie Belle
Breed: Morkie
Client: Amy and Matt Grothouse
Loc: Delphos, Ohio

It has almost been a year since Sadie Belle (Cupcake) came home with us and filled our lives with love and happiness. She has made dealing with the Pandemic much easier and brought a lot of joy into our home. We want to thank Premier Pups for being so professional and caring during our first year with her. I would highly recommend Premier Pups to anyone thinking of adding a puppy to your family!

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: 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: 6/24/2021
Name: Pippi Louise
Breed: Morkie
Client: Colleen & Brian Ruggiero
Loc: Portage, MI

We adopted (Janis) now Pippi Louise on May 12th! She is a little bundle of cuteness, spunk and love all wrapped in one!!! She has been such a great addition to our family. Her and our young cat, Gilly are best buddies! She is so smart and can do all sorts of tricks. She's doing really well in puppy class, she's definitely the smallest, but in my opinion the smartest and the most mild mannered. We love her so much! Thank you Premier Pups for our Pippi girl!!!

Date: 3/22/2019
Name: Blakey
Breed: Morkie
Client: Erin and Joe
Loc: Williamsville

We picked up our sweet Blakey last May! We have had her now for 10 months! She was our very first puppy and we are enjoying her every second ! She is a love! She will be a year old on March 24 th! Thank you Premier Pups for making the transition so easy ! You were awesome!! I highly recommend them!!!

Date: 7/20/2016
Name: Milo (purchased as"Doug")
Breed: Morkie
Client: Nancy
Loc: Colorado Springs

We have had Milo for a few days now. He is healthy and already settling in very well. He is now full of energy and loves running around and playing. We truly enjoy him and so glad we chose Premier Pups!!

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.

Date: 11/23/2020
Name: Banjo
Breed: Morkie
Client: Watts Family
Loc: West Virginia

We picked up Banjo (formerly Eric) on Election Day 2020. Our girls had no idea what we had gone to Ohio to do and they cried tears of joy when we surprised them. He has brought so much joy to our home and we love him so much! Premier Pups was wonderful, working with us to set up his pickup and with checking in with us for a week after his arrival home. We have already recommended PP to others! Thanks so much for helping us make special memories with our family.

Date: 7/18/2018
Name: Lemmy
Breed: Morkie
Client: Anna
Loc: Pittsford, NY

We looked for a puppy for years before we decided to finally adopt Lemmy from Premier Pups. We were skeptical about purchasing a puppy online, especially one located in a different state. However, our experience with Premier Pups was amazing! We picked up our Lemmy at the airport and then we received a couple of phone calls from Premier Pups asking us how Lemmy was doing. The whole process was well-organized and efficient. Premier Pups also has wonderful puppies....probably the best puppies you'll find online. Lemmy is the smartest, cutest little furbaby ever. She is so incredibly loving and sweet....we love her and can't imagine life without her! Thank you Premier Pups!!

Date: 2/17/2021
Name: Doug
Breed: Morkie
Client: Mikaela Pascal
Loc: Los Angeles, CA

We love our Goose!! (Formerly Doug) Goose has so much personality and loves to play. He doesn’t “yap” much like other small dogs and has picked up on good habits very quickly which has made basic training pretty smooth! Premier Pups had such an amazing process and service, made everything so easy and I appreciate all the preparation and after pick up check ins they did. This was my first puppy and I had done lots of research on my own, but premiere pups provided me with so much step by step information that it took away so much stress of being a “bad” first time dog mom! Our puppy is the sweetest addition to our family and I will use premiere pups in the future.

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