Dorkie Height : 12-14 inches Dorkie Weight : 6-15 lbs. Dorkie Colors : Black / Gold; Red / Black
Country of Origin: United States Coat: Hair is short, dense, and smooth. Character: The Dorkie is brave, intelligent and independent. Temperament: This breed is somewhat reserved around strangers, but forms a strong bond with its family. It can be over-courageous around other dogs. Care: The Smooth- and Long-haired Dorkie should be brushed occasionally to remove dead hairs. Long-haired Dorkies are prone to tangles, so they should be groomed more often. The coat of the Wire-haired Dorkie should be plucked twice a year. Training: Long-haired Dorkies are slightly easier to train than Smooth- or Wire-haired Dorkies, however all varieties need firm and consistent training because they have minds of their own. Activity: The Dorkie needs a fair amount of exercise so long walks are required Description : The Dorkie is a playful hybrid, crossing a yorkie with a dachshund creates a low profile dog, that is more long then tall. With yorkie colors and a happy disposition. They want to please the masters, they are prone to chew and require alot of toys to keep them busy. The Dorkie also is a digger and will dig if let unattained.