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Name Yorkshire Terrier Yorkipoo Chorkie
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Yorkie No data available Yorkie-Chi
Yorkiehuahua
Chia-Yorkie
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie breed type comparison:
Purebred Cross Breed Cross Breed

Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie Price and Availability Comparison

Price
Which is cheaper, Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Which is more expensive?
$600-$1000 $500-$1000 $300-$400
Availability
Which is easier to get, Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Very frequent: The Yorkshire Terrier is quite easy to get.
Frequent: The Yorkipoo is easier than average to get.
Frequent: The Chorkie is easier than average to get.

Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie Size Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Which is the smallest dog, Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Small Small Small
Weight
Which is heavier, Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Yorkipoo? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie weight comparison:
2-3 kg (4-7 pounds) 4-15 pounds (2-7 kg) 8-15 pounds (4-7 kg)
Average Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
2.5 kg (5.5 pounds) 10.5 pounds (5 kg) 11.5 pounds (5.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie height comparison:
20-23 cm (8-9 inches) 7-8 inches (18-20 cm) 6-9 inches (15-23 cm)
Average Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
21.5 cm (8.5 inches) 7.5 inches (19 cm) 7.5 inches (19 cm)

Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie Grooming, Hair and Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie coat comparison:
Fine Curly
Silky
Soft
Straight
Silky
Colors
What are the original Yorkshire Terrier, Yorkipoo and Chorkie color?
Gold
Blue
Tan
Black
Cream
Black
White
Red
Sable
Apricot
Tan
Chocolate
Gray
Silver
Black
Brown
Chocolate
Grooming
Which dog is easy to maintain, Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie grooming comparison:
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
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Easy to groom: The Yorkipoo doesn't require a lot of grooming.
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Average: The Chorkie requires average grooming effort.
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Shedding Level
Who sheds more Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or {name3 shedding:
Yorkshire Terriers shed none to minimal.
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Yorkipoos shed none to minimal.
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Chorkies shed none to minimal.
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Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
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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2-3 weeks
Frequent. This breed has high-maintenance hair and may require a bath every 2-3 weeks.
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Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie Personality / Temperament Comparison

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

Low 🔽

The Yorkshire Terrier has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

The Yorkipoo has a low chance of biting somebody.

Low 🔽

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

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Yorkshire Terrier bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Yorkipoo bite force: Weak.

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Chorkie bite force: Weak.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie mouthiness comparison:
Yorkshire Terriers have a lower than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Yorkipoos have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
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Chorkies have an 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?
Yorkshire Terriers have average wanderlust potential.
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Yorkipoos tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Chorkies tend to escape less than other breeds.
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Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? Which can be better for hunting?
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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Yorkipoos 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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Chorkies 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 Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Very house-friendly dog the Yorkshire Terrier breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Yorkipoo breed.
Very house-friendly dog the Chorkie breed.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Yorkshire Terriers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Yorkipoos 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: Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Yorkshire Terriers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Chorkies tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Which dog is more friendly?
Yorkshire Terriers are average friendly towards strangers.
Yorkipoos are not the most stranger-friendly dogs.
Chorkies are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Yorkshire Terriers are usually friendly towards other pets.
Yorkipoos usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Chorkies are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Yorkshire Terriers are not kid-friendly dogs.
Yorkipoos are kid-friendly dogs.
Chorkies are not kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Yorkshire Terriers are cat-friendly dogs.
Yorkipoos are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Chorkies are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Yorkshire Terriers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Yorkipoos are average friendly towards other dogs.
Chorkies are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie?
Yes
Yorkshire Terriers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Yorkipoos are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Yes
Chorkies are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Yorkshire Terrier is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Yorkipoo is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Chorkie is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Yorkshire Terriers are not recommended for elderly people.
Yorkipoos are usually recommended for elderly people.
Chorkies are not recommended for elderly people.

Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie Health Comparison

Health Issues
Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie health comparison. Which is the healthier: Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie?
Yorkshire Terriers are commonly healthy dogs.
The Yorkipoo is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Chorkies are commonly healthy dogs.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie health problems comparison:
Collapsed Trachea
Hypoglycemia
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Reverse Sneezing
Epilepsy
Patellar Luxation
Portosystemic Liver Shunt
Legg-perthes Disease
Hypothyroidism
Hyperplastic Dermatosis
Atopic Dermatitis
Collapsed Trachea
Hypoglycemia
Patellar Luxation
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits?
Rare
The Yorkshire Terrier should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year).
Average
The Yorkipoo should have a complete physical check-up at least 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
Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie lifespan comparison. How long do Yorkshire Terrier, Yorkipoo and Chorkie breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy?
12-16 years
The average lifespan of Yorkshire Terrier: 14 years
9-15 years
The average lifespan of Yorkipoo: 12 years
12-14 years
The average lifespan of Chorkie: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
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Energy Level
Who has more energy a Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie energy level comparison:
Yorkshire Terriers are high-energy dogs.
Yorkipoos are high-energy dogs.
Chorkies have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Yorkshire Terriers exercise need is very minimal.
Yorkipoos need quite a lot of exercise.
Chorkies exercise need is very minimal.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Yorkshire Terriers don't need too much sleep.
Yorkipoos don't need too much sleep.
Chorkies are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping.
Average daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie?
Recommended daily amount: 1/2 to 3/4 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/2 to 1 cup dry food a day. 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? Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie weight gain potential comparison:
Low to Average: The Yorkshire Terrier has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Low to Average: The Yorkipoo has a low to the average risk for obesity.
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Average: The Chorkie has an average risk for obesity.
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Weather and Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions.
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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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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, Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie?

Medium

The Yorkshire Terrier has an average chance of bad smell.

Low 🔽

The Yorkipoo has a low 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 Yorkshire Terrier is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Yorkipoo is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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The Chorkie is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
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Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie 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: Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkipoo or Chorkie? Which is better for autism?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
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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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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: Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie?

Not really

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

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

Chorkie 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.

Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie 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 Yorkshire Terrier and Yorkipoo and Chorkie have?
4-6 puppies 3-6 puppies 3-7 puppies

Yorkshire Terrier vs Yorkipoo vs Chorkie Recognition Comparison

AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Toy breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Terriers group, in the Toy Terriers section. Not recognized by FCI. 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
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Not recognized by any clubs. American Canine Hybrid Club
Designer Breed Registry
Designer Dogs Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
International Designer Canine Registry

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