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TEACUP MORKIE PUPPY
Birth Date 5/1/2017
Gender Male
Current Weight 3lb 8oz
Est Adult Weight 5-7 lbs
Registry n/a
Vaccinations Up-To-Date On All Shots
Vet Inspection 6/28/2017
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: 9/18/2018
Name: was Gace, we named him Alfie
Breed: Morkie
Client: Diana Brown
Loc: Lancaster, PA 17602

Our family is just over-the-moon with this pint size little guy. He has such an amazingly unique personality. We could not be any happier. Thank you premier pups!

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: 11/25/2019
Name: Joe
Breed: Morkie
Client: Drew Jackson
Loc: Clay, Kentucky

We had the best experience with Premier Pups!! We’ve had Joe for two years!! He is full of energy, loves to play and knows a few tricks!! Our son bought him with his own money and they are the best of friends!! If we ever choose to add to our fur family we will definitely return to Premier Pups!! Worth the drive!!

Date: 3/15/2017
Name: Fiona ( was Puma)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Ben and Sarah Kuhar
Loc: Lewis center, ohio

We adopted Fiona (originally named Puma) December 2, 2016 for my Birthday. I have always had larger breed dogs and wanted to change it up for the next dog I owned. I had never heard of the breed Morkie until my friend told me about them and I am so greatful they did. Fiona has been the best addition to our Family. She is full of energy and is so well behaved and extremely loving. I m amazed after just four days of having her she could sit and start doing tricks. Once she is a little bit older we will deffently be looking again at premier pups for a brother or sister for Fiona! Premier Pets were extremely helpful at answering questions and making sure their animals are healthy and on time for vaccinations/wellness appointments. We are Extremely satisfied and couldn't imagine our life with out our Cute little Morkie Fiona!

Date: 11/5/2020
Name: Piper (formerly Nicole)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Crystal Dalton
Loc: Morgantown, WV

We had a great experience with Premier Pups! They were very easy to work with and you can tell how much they care about their pups! They also called to check on Piper multiple times during the first week she was at home and were always available if we had any questions. Thank you!

Date: 12/27/2020
Name: Nova
Breed: Morkie
Client: Reagan Kelly
Loc: Naples

We received Nova by plane on December third. She was happy and playful by the time we got home. She has been such a joy and I’m so happy with the Premier Pup experience! We love Nova and she’s the perfect addition to our family! Premier pups provided all of the resources we needed and made it simple and easy. We know that our pup is healthy and happy thanks to Premier Pups!

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: 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: 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: 3/5/2020
Name: Ivy
Breed: Morkie
Client: Ryan
Loc: cincinnati ohio

I Am so in Love with baby Ivy, Thank you Premier Pups ! this is my first time having a pet and I love her whole little life. she is so sweet.

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