If you want to see some Chorkie photos, we’ve compiled the best pictures of this mix.
You may not have heard of this breed. That’s because they aren’t purebred dogs! This breed is a mix between a Chihuahua and a Yorkshire Terrier, as you may be able to guess from the name.
When seeking out a mixed breed dog, you should be wary if you’re taking the breeder route. Breeders will register purebred dogs with the AKC or another registry. When it comes to mixed breeds, they can’t and won’t have papers, so it can be harder to tell if the mix is genuine. That means it’s easier to fake the breed, so mixes attract backyard breeders. When getting a mix from a breeder, do as much research as possible. Otherwise, you could get a dog with health issues or who isn’t the breed you were promised.
They will either have short or medium-length coats. Either way, you should brush them frequently and keep up to date with their grooming needs.
Their temperament will be a mix of the two breeds. Their energy needs shouldn’t be very high, but they’ll still need plenty of mental stimulation to keep them satisfied. The Chihuahua side of them means they might have a fiery and independent streak! That can make training a bit of a challenge, but you should never be tempted to punish them. This streak can be combated by early training and socialization, and using nothing but positive reinforcement to form good habits. It will take patience, but it will be worth it.
To truly understand this breed you can look at some of these photos of the dog from a puppy right through to a senior dog. Click on any of the links and you will discover some of the very best Instagram accounts to follow. As you will see from the photos this is a breed you will quickly fall in love with.
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