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Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie Comparison - Dog breed selector: Bichon Havanese or Yorkie or Chia-Yorkie? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie" Compare Havanese and Yorkshire Terrier. Which is better: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Name Havanese Yorkshire Terrier Chorkie
OriginsCuba England United States
Group Companion Dogs Companion Dogs Designer Dogs
Popularity Rank239201
Reviews530
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Bichon Havanese, Bichon Habanero, Havanese Cuban Bichon, Bichon Havanais, Bichon Havanês, Havaneser, Havanezer Yorkie Chia-Yorkie, Yorkie-Chi, Yorkiehuahua
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1996 as a Toy breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Toy breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Bichons and related breeds section. Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Toy Terriers section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
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
United Kennel Club
Havanese Club of America
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
American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer Canine Registry
Price
Which is cheaper, Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Which is more expensive?
$900-$1200 $600-$1000 No data available
Availability
Very frequent
Very frequent
Frequent

Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie size comparison:
Small Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkshire Terrier? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie weight comparison:
7-13 pounds (3-6 kg) 2-3 kg (4-7 pounds) 8-15 pounds (4-7 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
10 pounds (4.5 kg) 2.5 kg (5.5 pounds) 11.5 pounds (5.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie height comparison:
8-11 inches (21-29 cm) 20-23 cm (8-9 inches) 6-9 inches (15-23 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
10 inches (25 cm) 21.5 cm (8.5 inches) 7.5 inches (19 cm)

Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie coat comparison:
Soft
Wavy
Woolly
Flat
Long
Fine Silky
Colors
What are the original Havanese, Yorkshire Terrier and Chorkie color?
Black
Reddish-Brown
Fawn
White
Havana Brown
Tobacco
Gold
Blue
Tan
Black
Black
Brown
Chocolate
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie grooming comparison:
Average: The Havanese requires average grooming effort.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Average: The Chorkie requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or {name3 shedding:
Havaneses shed none to minimal.
Yorkshire Terriers shed none to minimal.
Chorkies shed none to minimal.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
2-3 weeks
Frequent.

Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie behavior/temperament comparison:
Affectionate
Gentle
Playful
Companionable
Intelligent
Responsive
Sturdy
Lively
Amiable
Charming
Alert
Energetic
Intelligent
Playful
Courageous
Independent
Loyal
Affectionate
Cheerful
Loving
Protective
Aggressive
Lively
Loyal
Social
Intelligent Rank
Which is the smarter dog? Which is best? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie intelligence:
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Havanese.
Smart: Yorkshire Terrier's has great intelligence.
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Chorkie.
Trainability
Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie trainability comparison.
Havaneses are very easy to train.
Yorkshire Terriers are quite easy to train.
Chorkies are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie playfulness comparison:
The Havanese is a highly playful breed.
Yorkshire Terriers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Chorkies, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference?
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Chorkies don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie?
Havaneses are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Yorkshire Terriers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Chorkies are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie social needs comparison:
Havaneses need a lot of social interaction.
Yorkshire Terriers need a lot of social interaction.
Chorkies need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie?
Low to Average: The Havanese rarely barks.
Nagyon sokat: Yorkshire Terrier kimondottan hangos fajta.
Nagyon sokat: Chorkie kimondottan hangos fajta.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Havaneses are good watchdogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are good watchdogs.
Chorkies are average watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Havaneses strongly protect their territory.
Yorkshire Terriers strongly protect their territory.
Chorkies strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Yorkshire Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Chorkie has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Between 100 and 200 PSI
The weakest: Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie mouthiness comparison:
Havaneses have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Yorkshire Terriers have lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Chorkies have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct?
Havaneses tend to escape less than other breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
Chorkies tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
Havaneses have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Chorkies have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Havanese fajta.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Yorkshire Terrier fajta.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Chorkie fajta.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Havaneses adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Yorkshire Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Chorkies adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Havaneses tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Yorkshire Terriers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Chorkies tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting 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.

Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Which dog is more friendly?
Havaneses are stranger friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Chorkies are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Havaneses are very kid-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are not kid-friendly dogs.
Chorkies are not kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Havaneses are very cat-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are cat-friendly dogs.
Chorkies are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Havaneses are very dog-friendly dogs.
Yorkshire Terriers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Chorkies are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie?
No
Havaneses are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Yorkshire Terriers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Chorkies are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Which is better for autism?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Havanese is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Yorkshire Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Chorkie is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Havaneses are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Yorkshire Terriers are not recommended for elderly people.
Chorkies are not recommended for elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie?
Not really
Havanese breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Yorkshire Terrier breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Chorkie breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Havaneses are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Yorkshire Terriers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Chorkies are usually friendly towards other pets.
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.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie health comparison. Which is the healthier: Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie?
The Havanese is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Yorkshire Terriers are commonly healthy dogs.
Chorkies are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie health problems comparison:
Cataracts
Chondrodysplasia
Deafness
Elbow Dysplasia
Heart Murmurs
Hip Dysplasia
Legg-perthes Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Collapsed Trachea
Hypoglycemia
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Reverse Sneezing
Collapsed Trachea
Hypoglycemia
Patellar Luxation
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Average
The Havanese should have a complete physical check-up at least 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).
Rare
The Chorkie should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Life Expectancy
Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie lifespan comparison. How long do Havanese, Yorkshire Terrier and Chorkie breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
14-16 years 12-16 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
Yes Yes No
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie energy level comparison:
Havaneses have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Yorkshire Terriers are high energy dogs.
Chorkies have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Havaneses exercise need is very minimal.
Yorkshire Terriers exercise need is very minimal.
Chorkies exercise need is very minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
Havaneses sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Yorkshire Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Chorkies are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Havanese or Yorkshire Terrier or Chorkie?
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. 0.5 to 1.5 cups 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? Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie weight gain potential comparison:
Average to High.
Low to Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie?
Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie?
Low
The Havanese has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Yorkshire Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Chorkie has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least?
The Havanese is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Yorkshire Terrier is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Chorkie is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Havanese vs Yorkshire Terrier vs Chorkie Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
Litter Frequency Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size
How many puppies can Havanese and Yorkshire Terrier and Chorkie have?
1-9 puppies, average 4 4-6 puppies 3-7 puppies

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