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Name Goldendoodle Morkie Yorkshire Terrier
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Curly Retriever
Goldenpoo
Curly Golden
Morkshire Terrier Yorkie
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier breed type comparison:
Cross Breed Cross Breed Purebred

Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Which is more expensive?
$600-$800 $800-$1200 $600-$1000
Availability
Which is easier to get, Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Rare: You may rarely see each other in everyday life, but you might catch a glimpse of each other at dog shows.
Average: The Morkie is a commonly available dog breed.
Very frequent: The Yorkshire Terrier is quite easy to get.

Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Which is the smallest dog, Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Large Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Goldendoodle or Morkie or Morkie? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier weight comparison:
Miniature: 15-30 pounds (7-14 kg)Standard: 45-100 pounds (20-45 kg), Medium: 30-45 pounds (14-20 kg) 7-13 pounds (3-6 kg) 2-3 kg (4-7 pounds)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Miniature: 22.5 pounds (10.5 kg)Standard: 72.5 pounds (32.5 kg), Medium: 37.5 pounds (17 kg) 10 pounds (4.5 kg) 2.5 kg (5.5 pounds)
Height
Which is taller, Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier height comparison:
13-24 inches (33-61 cm) 5-9 inches (13-23 cm) 20-23 cm (8-9 inches)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
18.5 inches (47 cm) 7 inches (18 cm) 21.5 cm (8.5 inches)

Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier coat comparison:
Curly
Wavy
Smooth
Straight
Long
Luxurious
Fluffy
Soft
Fine
Colors
What are the original Goldendoodle, Morkie and Yorkshire Terrier color?
Black
Gray
White
Brown
Red
Yellow
Black
Brown
White
Gold
Blue
Tan
Black
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Average: The Morkie requires average grooming effort.
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Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Goldendoodle or Morkie or {name3 shedding:
Goldendoodles shed moderately.
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Morkies shed none to minimal.
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Yorkshire Terriers shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds.
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Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier Personality / Temperament Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier behavior/temperament comparison:
Energetic
Intelligent
Friendly
Trainable
Energetic
Funny
Lovable
Playful
Alert
Energetic
Intelligent
Playful
Courageous
Independent
Loyal
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier intelligence:
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it.
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Smart: Morkie's has great intelligence.
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Smart: Yorkshire Terrier's has great intelligence.
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Trainability
Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier trainability comparison.
Goldendoodles are very easy to train.
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Morkies are easy to train.
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Yorkshire Terriers are quite easy to train.
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Playfulness
Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier playfulness comparison:
The Goldendoodle is a playful breed.
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The Morkie is a highly playful breed.
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Average: Yorkshire Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
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Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
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Morkies have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
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Sensitive: Yorkshire Terriers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.
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Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier?
High: Goldendoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Average to High: Morkies are highly affectionate dogs.
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High: Yorkshire Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
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Social Needs
Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier social needs comparison:
Goldendoodles need for social interaction is average.
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Morkies are a social breed.
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Yorkshire Terriers need a lot of social interaction.
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Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier?
Average: The Goldendoodle barks occasionally.
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A lot: Morkie is a particularly loud breed.
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A lot: Yorkshire Terrier is a particularly loud breed.
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Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Goldendoodles are average watchdogs.
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Morkies are average watchdogs.
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Yorkshire Terriers are good watchdogs.
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Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which is a better guard dog Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Goldendoodles are not the best to protect their territory.
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Morkies are average defenders.
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Yorkshire Terriers strongly protect their territory.
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Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:

Low 🔽

The Goldendoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Morkie has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Yorkshire Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Goldendoodle bite force: Ordinary.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Morkie bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Yorkshire Terrier bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier mouthiness comparison:
Goldendoodles have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Morkies have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Yorkshire Terriers have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Goldendoodles have average wanderlust potential.
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Morkies tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Yorkshire Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Goldendoodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Morkies have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
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Yorkshire Terriers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
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Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Very house-friendly dog the Goldendoodle breed.
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Morkie indoors.
Very house-friendly dog the Yorkshire Terrier breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Goldendoodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Average: Morkies adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Yorkshire Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Morkies do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Yorkshire Terriers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Which dog is more friendly?
Goldendoodles are very stranger-friendly dogs.
Morkies are average friendly towards strangers.
Yorkshire Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Goldendoodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Morkies do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Yorkshire Terriers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Goldendoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Morkies are average friendly dogs towards children.
Yorkshire Terriers are not kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Goldendoodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Morkies are not cat-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Goldendoodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Morkies are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier?
Yes
Goldendoodles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Morkies are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Yorkshire Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Goldendoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Yes
Morkie is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Yorkshire Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Goldendoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Morkies are commonly okay with elderly people.
Yorkshire Terriers are not recommended for elderly people.

Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier Health Comparison

Health Issues
Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier health comparison. Which is the healthier: Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier?
Goldendoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Morkies are commonly healthy dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier health problems comparison:
Addison's Disease
Allergies
Bloat
Cataracts
Hip Dysplasia
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Von Willebrand's Disease
Collapsed Trachea
Dental Problems
Hernia
Reverse Sneezing
Glaucoma
Collapsed Trachea
Hypoglycemia
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Reverse Sneezing
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Goldendoodle should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Rare
The Morkie should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Rare
The Yorkshire Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier lifespan comparison. How long do Goldendoodle, Morkie and Yorkshire Terrier breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Goldendoodle: 12 years
10-14 years
The average lifespan of Morkie: 12 years
12-16 years
The average lifespan of Yorkshire Terrier: 14 years
Hypoallergenic
Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier energy level comparison:
Goldendoodles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Morkies have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers are high-energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Goldendoodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Morkies need quite a lot of exercise.
Yorkshire Terriers exercise need is very minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
Goldendoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Morkies are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Yorkshire Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier?
1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day. Recommended daily amount: 1/2 to 3/4 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier weight gain potential comparison:
Average: The Goldendoodle has an average risk for obesity.
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Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Morkie's weight, he can easily gain weight.
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Low to Average: The Yorkshire Terrier has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur.
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Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Morkie can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
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Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells the least? Which dog smells the most? Which is best, Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier?

Low 🔽

The Goldendoodle has a low chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Morkie has a low chance of bad smell.

Medium

The Yorkshire Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling Tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Goldendoodle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Morkie is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Yorkshire Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier As a Working Dog Comparison

Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog.
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Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Goldendoodle or Morkie or Yorkshire Terrier? Which is better for autism?

Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Not really

This breed is generally not used as a therapy dog.
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Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier?

Not really

Goldendoodle breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Morkie breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Not really

Yorkshire Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
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Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Which one could be a cart pulling or drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
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Fighting Dog / Military Dog

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more. 60-64 days See more.
Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy.
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Litter Size
How many puppies can Goldendoodle and Morkie and Yorkshire Terrier have?
4-8 puppies 3-5 puppies 4-6 puppies

Goldendoodle vs Morkie vs Yorkshire Terrier Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Toy breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Toy Terriers section.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
Dog Registry of America Inc.
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
International Designer Canine Registry
Not recognized by any clubs. American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club

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