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RALPH

TEACUP MORKIE PUPPY
Birth Date 9/17/2017
Gender Male
Current Weight 2lb 4oz
Est Adult Weight 5-7 lbs
Registry n/a
Vaccinations Up-To-Date On All Shots
Vet Inspection 11/15/2017
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: 2/8/2018
Name: Thom Yorke (formerly Ian)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Iren & Viet
Loc: Los Angeles, CA

Thom was originally purchased by a friend for her family, but caught a snag in finding a place that allowed pets. We were looking for a brother for our Maltese Biggie and our Sibe Joni so we thought Thom would be perfect! The three siblings have been inseparable ever since! Thom is the sweetest and so smart and playful! We thank you so much for being such a reputable site and definitely will be back just in case we want a sister for the pack ;)

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: 12/18/2016
Name: Doug ( now Thor )
Breed: Morkie
Client: Annettr
Loc: Springboro Ohio

We want to thank Matt, Michelle and Kasey ( with a K ) for our amazing puppy. All went above and beyond and we are over the top happy. This is our second puppy in 6 months. I almost can't resist coming back for another! My family and friends highly recommend Premiere Pups. Its the only place to pourchse your puppy. Thank you all again.

Date: 9/5/2018
Name: Maddie ( formerly Trini)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Toney Madison
Loc: Columbus,ohio

Got her for my 50th Birthday She is perfect 8/18/18

Date: 11/10/2019
Name: Baila formerly Elsa
Breed: Morkie
Client: Alicia
Loc: Spanaway, wa

Tomorrow 11/11/19 our baby girl Baila turns one! She has been a absolute joy in my life... almost another child! Her demeanor is amazing! Baila goes to work with me in a office setting everyday with no issues. Everybody loves her! I’m so thankful for premier pups, it’s the best decision I could have ever made. We love are little girl more now then words could say!

Date: 8/13/2017
Name: Benji
Breed: Morkie
Client: Sheila
Loc: Cape Coral FL

We got our Morkie Benji(previously named Ralph) He is so playful and spoiled he's already gone to vacations with us and is always happy. He is so tiny we can tKe him pretty much everywhere.Everytime someone sees my 3 year ild holding him they think he is a stuffed toy. He is so perfect !

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!

Date: 9/19/2017
Name: Gavin
Breed: Morkie
Client: Tony Banson
Loc: Massachusetts

We are first-time dog owners and we cannot be more than thrilled with our experience with Premier Pups. From day 1, Premier Pups was eager to answer all our questions over email and supply us with the information we needed to make an offer. We have now introduced Gavin to our family. Gavin arrived on time and was healthy and full of life. He has been everything we expected and more. We definitely recommend Premier Pups!

Date: 6/15/2020
Name: Sophie
Breed: Morkie
Client: Isabella
Loc: Ohio

We purchased Sophie 4 years ago and she has been the light of our lives! She has a great personality and loves to play and snuggle with everyone one in our home, including our other dog, Sparky. We are so happy that we purchased from Premier Pups, as their service was amazing.

Date: 3/14/2018
Name: Ralph (now Ziggy)
Breed: Morkie
Client: Marvin &Kim Ratliff
Loc: Ohio

We purchased Ziggy last year on Mother's day weekend we had a morkie that was 8 years old and passed away two weeks earlier. My heart was broken went to Premierpups and fell in love with Ziggy. He has brought so much joy and happiness to us. He is now 1 years old and is loved very much! Thank you

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