Yorwich Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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OriginEngland flagEngland United Kingdom flagUnited Kingdom
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Norwich Terrier and Yorkie mix

Yorwich Price and Availability

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

Where to buy a Yorwich with a good pedigree?

$600-$1000
If you choose to purchase the Yorwich, 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 Yorwich for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Yorwich gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Yorwich? How many Yorwich are there in the world?
Average: The Yorwich 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.

Yorwich Size

Size
Is a Yorwich small, medium or large dog?

How big do Yorwich get?

What is the average size of a Yorwich?

Small
Weight
How much does the Yorwich weigh? How much should a Yorwich weight? What is the normal weight of a Yorwich? How much does a full-grown Yorwich weight?
10-12 pounds (4.5-5.5 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Yorwich?
11 pounds (4.5-5.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Yorwich? Yorwich height:
20-23 cm (8-9 inches)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Yorwich?
21.5 cm (8.5 inches)

Yorwich Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Yorwich have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryFineSoft
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Yorwich's coat?
GoldBlue TanBlackRedGrizzle Wheaten
Grooming
How to groom the Yorwich and how often? How often should I take my Yorwich to the groomer?
Advanced: The Yorwich 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 Yorwich a pleasant experience of a dog bath.

If you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of your Yorwich, 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 Yorwich dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Yorwich? Do Yorwich dogs shed a lot?
Yorwichs 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. Yorwich dogs could be the best choice if you don't tolerate dog hair.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Yorwich need a bath? How often should you give a Yorwich a bath? Can I bathe my Yorwich 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.

Yorwich Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Yorwich have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AlertEnergeticIntelligentPlayfulCourageousIndependentLoyalAffectionateSensitive
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Yorwich? Is the Yorwich breed dumb or smart?
Smart: Yorwich's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Yorwich is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Yorwich dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Yorwich?
Yorwichs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Yorwich is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Yorwich sensitivity:
Sensitive: Yorwichs 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? Is a Yorwich a good family dog?
High: Yorwichs 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 Yorwich need? Yorwich social needs:
Yorwichs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Yorwich dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Yorwich bark?
A lot: Yorwich 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 Yorwich good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Yorwichs 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 Yorwichs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Yorwich dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Yorwichs 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 Yorwich bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Yorwich? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Yorwich? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

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

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Yorwich 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 Yorwich do?
Yorwichs 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 Yorwichs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Yorwich to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Yorwich roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Yorwich 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 Yorwich have high prey drive?
Yorwichs 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 Yorwich good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Yorwich in an apartment?
Very house-friendly dog the Yorwich breed. It's good if you have a small garden where he can go out and do his business, but it's not important at all. You can get enough exercise with one or two walks a day, so keeping them indoors shouldn't be a problem.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Yorwichs 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 Yorwich be left alone? How long can you leave a Yorwich alone?
Yorwichs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.

Yorwich Good With

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

Yorwich Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Yorwich dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Yorwich is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Yorwich breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Yorwich breed? Most common health risks of Yorwich:
Collapsed TracheaHypoglycemiaPatellar LuxationPortosystemic Liver ShuntProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Reverse Sneezing
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Yorwich breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Yorwich see the vet?
Average
The Yorwich should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Yorwich dogs live? How old can a Yorwich be? What is the age limit of the Yorwich? How many years can the oldest Yorwich live?

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

How long is the lifespan of a Yorwich?

11-15 years
The average lifespan of Yorwich: 13 years
12-16 years
The average lifespan of Yorwich: 14 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Yorwich breed hypoallergenic?
Yes
Yorwichs 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 Yorwich have? What is the activity level of the Yorwich?
Yorwichs are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Yorwich need? How much exercise do Yorwich dogs require per day?

Do Yorwich dogs need a lot of exercises?

Yorwichs 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 Yorwich breed need?
Yorwichs don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Yorwich need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Yorwich breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Yorwich? How much food should I feed my Yorwich?
Recommended daily amount: 1/2 to 3/4 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? Yorwich risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Yorwich'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 Yorwich'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 Yorwich 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 Yorwich drool?
The Yorwich is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Yorwich 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 Yorwich.

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

Yorwich As a Working Dog

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

Yorwich is not the best breed for service purposes.

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

Yorwich breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Yorwich 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.

Yorwich is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Yorwich 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 Yorwich is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

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

Not really

Yorwich 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 Yorwich 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.

Yorwich is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

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

Not really

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

Yorwich Reproducibility

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

60-64 days

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

Yorwich Recognition

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

Yorwich Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Yorwich's has great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Yorwichs are easy to train.
  • Hypoallergenic: Yorwichs do well with allergy sufferers by causing fewer allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Very house-friendly dog the Yorwich breed.
  • Shedding Level: Yorwichs shed none to minimal.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Yorwich is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Yorwichs are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Yorwichs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Cat Friendly: Yorwichs are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Yorwichs are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Yorwichs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Cons
  • Grooming: Advanced: The Yorwich requires a lot of grooming.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Yorwich's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Yorwich is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Yorwichs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
  • Office Friendly: Yorwich is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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