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Dorkie Breed Information


Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
Mispellings: Dorky

Living with a Dorkie

Personality: The Dorkie has very sweet disposition.

Temperament: The Dorkie is a very happy dog who loves to give kisses and play. They also love to be a lap dog.

Family Dog: The Dorkie is a great family dog who loves kids and other pets.

Barking: The Dorkie has short, sharp barks.

Dorkie Appearance

Appearance: The Dorkie can have the Dapple coat like the Dachshund but longer like the Yorkie. They may possibly inherit two different color eyes a trait of the Dachshund.

Eyes: The Dorkie may have one blue eye inherited from the Dachshund parent.

Ears: The ears of the Dorkie can be floppy like the Dachshund's or stand erect like the Yorkie's with fringing.

Body: The body of the Dorkie is smaller in size but longer like Dachshund.

Feet: The Dorkie may have a slight paddle foot which is good for digging out rabbits.

Tail: The tail of the Dorkie can be left natural and is usually wagging.

Color: The coat of the Dachshund can be dapple, black & tan or gold & black in color.

Coat: The coat of the Dorkie is very soft with light wispy hairs.

Dorkie Health

Allergies: The Dorkie may have skin allergies.

Skin Health: The Dorkie may have mild flaking of the skin as a pup.

* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
*** It is important to do research on your dog's history before choosing a dog. We are dedicated to providing the most accurate information possible about each breed.

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