Yorkie-ton Information & Dog Breed Facts
Collection of all the general dog breed info about Yorkie-ton so you can get to know the breed more.
Other Names |
What other names does the Yorkie-ton have? The dog breed also known as...
|Yorkshire Terrier & Coton de Tulear mixYorkie de Tulear|
Breed Type |
What type of dog breed is it?
AKC Group |
Is Yorkie-ton recognized by the American Kennel Club?
|Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.|
FCI Group |
Is Yorkie-ton recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
|Not recognized by FCI.|
Breed Recognition |
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Yorkie-ton breed?
|Dog Registry of America Inc.American Canine Association, Inc.Designer Breed RegistryDesigner Dogs Kennel ClubInternational Designer Canine Registry|
How much does the Yorkie-ton 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? Yorkie-ton price:
If you choose to purchase the Yorkie-ton, 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-ton for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Yorkie-ton gets to a happy place.
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Yorkie-ton size:
How much does the Yorkie-ton weigh? Yorkie-ton weight:
|12-15 pounds (5.5-7 kg)|
Avg. Weight |
What is the average weight of the Yorkie-ton? Yorkie-ton average weight:
|13.5 pounds (5.6 kg)|
How tall is the Yorkie-ton? Yorkie-ton height:
|10-12 inches (25-30 cm)|
Avg. Height |
What is the average height of this fido? Yorkie-ton average height:
|11 inches (27.5 cm)|
Coat / Hair Types |
What type of coat does the Yorkie-ton have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Yorkie-ton's coat?
How to groom the Yorkie-ton and how often?
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition. The Yorkie-ton requires grooming on a daily basis. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer is essential. Everyday brushing of the dog's coat is necessary 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 should be on a weekly schedule. Taking good care of your Yorkie-ton is time consuming and requires excellent grooming skills. If you don't have the time and skill search for the best 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-ton dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Yorkshire Terrier & Coton de Tulear mix? Yorkie-ton shedding level:
Yorkie-tons 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.
What kind of personality does the Yorkie-ton have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
Intelligent Rank |
How smart is the Yorkie-ton? Are they intelligent?
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Yorkie-ton. Türelemre van szükség ahhoz, hogy ezt a fajtát bármilyen trükkre és parancsra megtanítsd, ám az erőfeszítés megéri. Megértik és megjegyzik az új parancsokat átlagosan 25–40 ismétlés után.
Are Yorkie-ton dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Yorkie-tons are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
How playful is this breed?
The Yorkie-ton is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level |
How sensitive are they? Yorkie-ton sensitivity:
Yorkie-tons don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits. This breed emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level |
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Yorkie-tons are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a 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 Yorkshire Terrier & Coton de Tulear mix need? Yorkie-ton social needs:
Yorkie-tons need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Do Yorkie-ton dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Yorkshire Terrier & Coton de Tulear mix bark?
Average to high: The Yorkie-ton is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability |
Is Yorkie-ton good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Yorkie-tons are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Yorkie-tons will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial |
Do Yorkie-ton dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Yorkie-tons strongly protect their territory. This breed is a complete security guard, so you don't have to be afraid in case of danger.
Biting Potential |
Do Yorkie-ton bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Yorkshire Terrier & Coton de Tulear mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Yorkie-ton? Why do dog bites happen?
The Yorkie-ton 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.)
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Yorkie-ton do?
Yorkie-tons 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-tons need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam |
How likely is the Yorkie-ton to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Yorkie-ton roam?
Yorkie-tons have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive |
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Yorkie-ton have high prey drive?
Yorkie-tons have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Apartment Friendly |
Is Yorkie-ton good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Yorkie-ton fajta. Jó, ha van egy kis kerted, ahová néha kimehet elintézni dolgát, ugyanakkor ez egyáltalán nem fontos. Napi egy-két sétával kellőképpen lemozgathatod, így nem jelenthet gondot Yorkie-ton tartása lakásban.
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Yorkie-tons 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-tons tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog |
Where Yorkie-ton dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
|Not really |
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Stranger Friendly |
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Yorkie-ton temperament with other people:
Yorkie-tons are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly |
Are Yorkie-ton dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Yorkie-ton temperament with children:
Yorkie-tons are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly |
How well do Yorkie-ton 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-tons are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly |
Is Yorkie-ton good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Yorkie-ton dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Yorkie-tons are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly |
Are Yorkie-tons good office dogs? Do Yorkie-tons make good office friendly dogs? Can Yorkie-tons be office dogs?
Yorkie-ton is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly |
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Yorkie-ton dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Yorkshire Terrier & Coton de Tulear mix temperament with senior people? Are Yorkie-ton dogs good for elderly owners?
Yorkie-tons are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly |
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Yorkie-ton dogs get along with other pets? Are Yorkie-ton dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Yorkie-tons are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Good For First Time Owners |
Is Yorkie-ton breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
Yorkie-tons are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog |
Are they good as service dogs? Can Yorkie-ton be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?
|Not really |
This breed generally not used 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-ton is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog |
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Yorkie-ton be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Yorkie-ton be an emotional support animal?
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-ton breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog |
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Yorkie-ton be a 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. Yorkie-ton is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) |
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Yorkie-ton 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. The Yorkie-ton is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog |
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Yorkie-ton be a boat dog?
|Not really |
Yorkie-ton breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog |
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Yorkie-ton 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-ton is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Health Issues |
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Yorkie-ton dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Yorkie-tons are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems |
What genetic/health problems does the Yorkie-ton breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Yorkie-ton breed? Most common health risks of Yorkie-ton:
|Collapsed TracheaHypoglycemiaPatellar LuxationPortosystemic Liver ShuntProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Reverse SneezingHip DysplasiaLuxating Patella|
Life Expectancy |
How long do Yorkie-ton dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Yorkie-ton be?
Is the Yorkie-ton breed hypoallergenic?
Yorkie-tons do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction. However there are no 100% hypoallergenic dogs in the world, there are a variety of breeds that are considered to reduce or minimize 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-ton have? What is the activity level of the Yorkie-ton?
Yorkie-tons have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need |
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Yorkie-ton dogs require per day?
Yorkie-tons exercise need is minimal. If you live a slow life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need |
How much sleep does this fido need?
Yorkie-tons are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption |
How much food does the Yorkie-ton 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-ton risk for obesity:
Average. The Yorkie-ton has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks 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-ton's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate |
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
|Prefers average to warm weather conditions|
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
The Yorkie-ton 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-ton drool?
The Yorkie-ton is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Yorkie-ton 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 minimal compared to others, just like the Yorkie-ton. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.
Gestation Length |
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
Reproductive cycle of the female Yorkie-ton: 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.
|How often can the Yorkie-ton have a litter?||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-ton have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
Yorkie-ton Pros & Cons
- Health Issues: Yorkie-tons are commonly healthy dogs.
- Hypoallergenic: Yorkie-tons do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction.
- Apartment Friendly: Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Yorkie-ton fajta.
- Shedding Level: Yorkie-tons are low shedders.
- Drooling tendency: The Yorkie-ton is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
- Watchdog Ability: Yorkie-tons are good watchdogs.
- Adaptability: Yorkie-tons adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
- Cat Friendly: Yorkie-tons are very cat-friendly dogs.
- Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
- Grooming: Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
- Tolerates Being Left Alone: Yorkie-tons tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
- Office Friendly: Yorkie-ton is not the best dog breed for office environment.
- Good For First Time Owners: Yorkie-tons are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.