Yorkie Beagle Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Yorkie Beagle so you can get to know the breed more.

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OriginEngland flagEngland
Other Names
What other names does the Yorkie Beagle have?
Borkie
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Yorkie Beagle Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Yorkie Beagle puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it?
$600-$1000
If you choose to purchase the Yorkie Beagle, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Yorkie Beagle for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Yorkie Beagle gets to a happy place.
$500-$800
If you choose to purchase the Yorkie Beagle, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Yorkie Beagle for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Yorkie Beagle gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Yorkie Beagle?
Average: The Yorkie Beagle is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Yorkie Beagle Size

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog?
Small
Weight
How much does the Yorkie Beagle weigh? Yorkie Beagle weight:
Male: 22-25 pounds (10-11 kg), Female: 20-23 pounds (9-10 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of the Yorkie Beagle? Yorkie Beagle average weight:
Male: 23.5 pounds (10.5 kg), Female: 21.5 pounds (9.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Yorkie Beagle? Yorkie Beagle height:
Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of this fido? Yorkie Beagle average height:
Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm)

Yorkie Beagle Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Yorkie Beagle have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineDense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Yorkie Beagle's coat?
GoldBlue TanBlackRedTricolorWhite
Grooming
How to groom the Yorkie Beagle and how often?
Average: The Yorkie Beagle requires average grooming effort. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't essential.

Brushing the dog's coat is useful to reduce shedding. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Dog nail trimming and dog bath can be helpful sometimes.

Check the local pet store for dog grooming supplies and find the best dog shampoo to keep its coat healthy and give your dog a pleasant experience of a dog bath.

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Yorkie Beagle, search for a dog groomer or clipping service in your area and book an appointment.

Maybe you're lucky to have a dog boarding service that includes grooming or walk-in dog bath places nearby.

Shedding Level
How much do Yorkie Beagle dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Borkie?
Yorkie Beagles are low shedders. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Yorkie Beagle need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Yorkie Beagle every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing. Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Yorkie Beagle Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Yorkie Beagle have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AlertEnergeticIntelligentPlayfulCourageousIndependentLoyalFriendlyLivelySweetGentleLoving
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Yorkie Beagle? Are they intelligent?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Yorkie Beagle dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Yorkie Beagles are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Yorkie Beagle is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Yorkie Beagle sensitivity:
Sensitive: Yorkie Beagles don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits. This breed's emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
High: Yorkie Beagles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Borkie need? Yorkie Beagle social needs:
Yorkie Beagles need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Yorkie Beagle dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Borkie bark?
A lot: Yorkie Beagle is a particularly loud breed. They often enjoy barking and howling loudly. If you want a quiet dog, not the best choice. The main triggers for barking are fear, attention, alarm, boredom, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking, and defense.
Watchdog Ability
Is Yorkie Beagle good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Yorkie Beagles are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Yorkie Beagle dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Yorkie Beagles are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend its territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Yorkie Beagle bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Borkie? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Yorkie Beagle? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Yorkie Beagle has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Yorkie Beagle has a hard bite?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Yorkie Beagle bite force: Weak. Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI. However, it is important to note that despite the fact that their bite force is considered the “weakest” it can still be very dangerous as all dog bites are. They are usually not aggressive and very friendly towards children and other animals.
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Yorkie Beagle do?
Yorkie Beagles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Yorkie Beagles need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Yorkie Beagle to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Yorkie Beagle roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Yorkie Beagle is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Yorkie Beagle have high prey drive?
Yorkie Beagles have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Yorkie Beagles are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Yorkie Beagle good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Apartment-friendly dog the Yorkie Beagle breed. It is best if you have a small garden where it can occasionally go out to do its business, but this is not important at all. You can exercise him enough with a walk or two a day, so he's comfortable in an apartment.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Yorkie Beagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Yorkie Beagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Yorkie Beagle Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Yorkie Beagle temperament with other people:
Yorkie Beagles are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Yorkie Beagle dogs get along with other pets? Are Yorkie Beagle dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Yorkie Beagles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Yorkie Beagle dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Yorkie Beagle temperament with children:
Yorkie Beagles are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Yorkie Beagle dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Yorkie Beagles are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Yorkie Beagle good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Yorkie Beagle dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Yorkie Beagles are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Yorkie Beagle can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Yorkie Beagle breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yes
Yorkie Beagles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Yorkie Beagles good office dogs? Do Yorkie Beagles make good office friendly dogs? Can Yorkie Beagles be office dogs?
No
Yorkie Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Yorkie Beagle dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Borkie temperament with senior people? Are Yorkie Beagle dogs good for elderly owners?
Yorkie Beagles are commonly okay with elderly people.

Yorkie Beagle Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Yorkie Beagle dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Yorkie Beagles are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Yorkie Beagle breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Yorkie Beagle breed? Most common health risks of Yorkie Beagle:
Collapsed TracheaHypoglycemiaPatellar LuxationPortosystemic Liver ShuntProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Reverse SneezingBeagle DwarfismCherry EyeChinese Beagle SyndromeDistichiasisEpilepsyGlaucomaHip DysplasiaHypothyroidismIntervertebral Disk Disease
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Yorkie Beagle breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Yorkie Beagle see the vet?
Rare
The Yorkie Beagle should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year). If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Yorkie Beagle dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Yorkie Beagle be? What is the age limit of the Yorkie Beagle? How many years can the oldest Yorkie Beagle live?
12-16 years
The average lifespan of Yorkie Beagle: 14 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Yorkie Beagle breed hypoallergenic?
No
Yorkie Beagles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Yorkie Beagle have? What is the activity level of the Yorkie Beagle?
Yorkie Beagles are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Yorkie Beagle dogs require per day?
Yorkie Beagles have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Yorkie Beagles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does the Yorkie Beagle need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Yorkie Beagle risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Yorkie Beagle's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Yorkie Beagle's weight regularly.
Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Yorkie Beagle has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Yorkie Beagle drool?
The Yorkie Beagle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Yorkie Beagle could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimum compared to others, just like the Yorkie Beagle. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Yorkie Beagle As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Yorkie Beagle be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Yes

This breed makes good as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Yorkie Beagle breed is a good choice for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Yorkie Beagle be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Yorkie Beagle be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Yorkie Beagle breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Yorkie Beagle be a sniffer dog?

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work. 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. Yorkie Beagle breed is a good choice for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Yorkie Beagle be a search and rescue dog?

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog. 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. The Yorkie Beagle breed is a good choice for SAR purposes.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Yorkie Beagle be a boat dog?

Yes

Yorkie Beagle breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Yorkie Beagle be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Yorkie Beagle is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Yorkie Beagle dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

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

Yorkie Beagle Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Yorkie Beagle: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Yorkie Beagle have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
4-6 puppies

Yorkie Beagle Recognition

AKC Group
Is Yorkie Beagle recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Yorkie Beagle recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

Yorkie Beagle Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Trainability: Yorkie Beagles are easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Yorkie Beagles are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Apartment Friendly: Apartment-friendly dog the Yorkie Beagle breed.
  • Shedding Level: Yorkie Beagles are low shedders.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Yorkie Beagle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Yorkie Beagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Cat Friendly: Yorkie Beagles are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Yorkie Beagles are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Yorkie Beagles are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog: After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.
  • Search and Rescue Dog (SAR): This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Yorkie Beagle breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Yorkie Beagles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Yorkie Beagle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Yorkie Beagle is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Yorkie Beagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Yorkie Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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