Yorkillon Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Other Names
What other names does the Yorkillon have?
Papa-ShirePapiyorkYorkie Pap
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed

Yorkillon Price and Availability

How much does the Yorkillon puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Yorkillon in the United States? How much money is a Yorkillon?

Where to buy a Yorkillon with a good pedigree?

If you choose to purchase the Yorkillon, 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 Yorkillon for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Yorkillon gets to a happy place.
How easy is it to get a Yorkillon? How many Yorkillon are there in the world?
Average: The Yorkillon 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.

Yorkillon Size

Is a Yorkillon small, medium or large dog?

How big do Yorkillon get?

What is the average size of a Yorkillon?

How much does the Yorkillon weigh? How much should a Yorkillon weight? What is the normal weight of a Yorkillon? How much does a full-grown Yorkillon weight?
Male: 8-10 pounds (4-5 kg), Female: 7-9 pounds (3-4 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Yorkillon?
Male: 9 pounds (4.5 kg), Female: 8 pounds (3.5 kg)
How tall is the Yorkillon? Yorkillon height:
Male: 8-11 inches (20-28 cm), Female: 8-11 inches (20-28 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Yorkillon?
Male: 9.5 inches (24 cm), Female: 9.5 inches (24 cm)

Yorkillon Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Yorkillon have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Yorkillon's coat?
GoldBlue TanBlackWhiteRedLemon Sable
How to groom the Yorkillon and how often? How often should I take my Yorkillon to the groomer?
Advanced: The Yorkillon requires a lot of grooming. Cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer can be helpful sometimes.

Regular brushed dog's coat is less likely to shed. Ears and eyes should be cleaned often to avoid infections.

Don't skip the seasonal flea treatment too. Occasional dog nail trimming and dog baths are important.

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

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Yorkillon, 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 Yorkillon dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Papa-Shire? Do Yorkillon dogs shed a lot?
Yorkillons shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don't have to be afraid of your couch or car being covered by dog hair. Yorkillon dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Yorkillon need a bath? How often should you give a Yorkillon a bath? Can I bathe my Yorkillon 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.

Yorkillon Personality / Temperament

What kind of personality does the Yorkillon have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Yorkillon? Is the Yorkillon breed dumb or smart?
Outstanding: Yorkillon is one of the brightest dog breeds. They desire to learn tricks and commands often. The limit is your creativity. They understand and memorize new commands in fewer than 5 repetitions. This breed obeys the first command 95% of the time or better.

The Yorkillon is one of the best breeds in the dog intelligence ranking.

Are Yorkillon dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Yorkillon?
Yorkillons are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
How playful is this breed?
The Yorkillon is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Yorkillon sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Yorkillons don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Yorkillon a good family dog?
High: Yorkillons 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 Papa-Shire need? Yorkillon social needs:
Yorkillons need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Do Yorkillon dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Papa-Shire bark?
A lot: Yorkillon 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 Yorkillon good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Yorkillons are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and a sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Yorkillons will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Yorkillon dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Yorkillons 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 Yorkillon bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Papa-Shire? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Yorkillon? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Yorkillon 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 Yorkillon has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Yorkillon? How much bite force does a Yorkillon have?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Yorkillon 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.

How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Yorkillon do?
Yorkillons 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 Yorkillons need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Yorkillon to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Yorkillon roam?
Yorkillons tend to escape less than other breeds. They have low to average wanderlust potential. Exploring the world is not the best activity they can imagine.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Yorkillon have high prey drive?
Yorkillons 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. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Yorkillon good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Yorkillon in an apartment?
Apartment-friendly dog the Yorkillon 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.
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Yorkillons 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
How long can a Yorkillon be left alone? How long can you leave a Yorkillon alone?
Yorkillons tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Yorkillon Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Yorkillon temperament with other people:
Yorkillons are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Yorkillon dogs get along with other pets? Are Yorkillon dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Yorkillons are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Child Friendly
Are Yorkillon dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Yorkillon temperament with children:
Yorkillons are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Yorkillon dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Yorkillon breed live with a cat?
Yorkillons are very cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Yorkillon good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Yorkillon dogs get along with other dogs?
Yorkillons are not the most dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Yorkillon is not a good choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Yorkillon breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Yorkillon breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yorkillons are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Yorkillons good office dogs? Do Yorkillons make good office friendly dogs? Can Yorkillons be office dogs?
Yorkillon is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Yorkillon dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Papa-Shire temperament with senior people? Are Yorkillon dogs good for elderly owners?
Yorkillons are commonly okay with elderly people.

Yorkillon Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Yorkillon dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Yorkillons are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Yorkillon breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Yorkillon breed? Most common health risks of Yorkillon:
Collapsed TracheaHypoglycemiaPatellar LuxationPortosystemic Liver ShuntProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Reverse SneezingOpen Fontanel
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Yorkillon breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Yorkillon see the vet?
The Yorkillon 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 Yorkillon dogs live? How old can a Yorkillon be? What is the age limit of the Yorkillon? How many years can the oldest Yorkillon live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Yorkillon?

How long is the lifespan of a Yorkillon?

12-16 years
The average lifespan of Yorkillon: 14 years
Is the Yorkillon breed hypoallergenic?
Yorkillons 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 Yorkillon have? What is the activity level of the Yorkillon?
Yorkillons are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Yorkillon need? How much exercise do Yorkillon dogs require per day?

Do Yorkillon dogs need a lot of exercises?

Yorkillons 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 the Yorkillon breed need?
Yorkillons 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 a Yorkillon need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Yorkillon breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Yorkillon? How much food should I feed my Yorkillon?
1/4 to 1 cup 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? Yorkillon risk for obesity:
Average: The Yorkillon 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 Yorkillon'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.
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?


The Yorkillon 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 Yorkillon drool?
The Yorkillon is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Yorkillon 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 Yorkillon.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Yorkillon As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Yorkillon 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).

Yorkillon is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Yorkillon be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Yorkillon 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 people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Yorkillon breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Yorkillon be a sniffer dog?

Not really

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

Yorkillon is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Yorkillon be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a 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 locating missing people.

The Yorkillon is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Yorkillon be a boat dog?

Not really

Yorkillon breed usually doesn't like 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, 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 Yorkillon 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.

Yorkillon is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Yorkillon dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

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

Yorkillon Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Yorkillon pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Yorkillon breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Yorkillon: 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 Yorkillon have in a litter? How many puppies can the Yorkillon breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Yorkillon have? How many puppies can a Yorkillon give birth to?
4-6 puppies

Yorkillon Recognition

AKC Group
Is Yorkillon recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Yorkillon recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Yorkillon breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.American Canine Hybrid ClubDesigner Breed RegistryDesigner Dogs Kennel ClubInternational Designer Canine Registry

Yorkillon Pros and Cons

  • Intelligent Rank: Outstanding: Yorkillon is one of the brightest dog breeds.
  • Trainability: Yorkillons are easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Yorkillons are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Apartment Friendly: Apartment-friendly dog the Yorkillon breed.
  • Shedding Level: Yorkillons shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Yorkillon is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Yorkillons are good watchdogs.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Yorkillons tend to escape less than other breeds.
  • Adaptability: Yorkillons adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Cat Friendly: Yorkillons are very cat-friendly dogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Yorkillons are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Hypoallergenic: Yorkillons don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Grooming: Advanced: The Yorkillon requires a lot of grooming.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Yorkillons tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Dog Friendly: Yorkillons are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Yorkillon is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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