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Shorkie Tzu Breed Information

Shorkie Tzu

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
AKA: Shorki, Shorkie
Mispellings: Shiorkie, Shihyorkie, Shokie, Shorkey

Living with a Shorkie Tzu

Temperament: The Shorkie Tzu is a very easy going dog.

Family Dog: The Shorkie Tzu makes a great family dog.

Shedding: The Shorkie Tzu sheds very little hair.

Grooming: Shorkie Tzus require more than average grooming. If you let their hair grow out you will need to brush them daily. Therefore for ease of care it is best to give them puppy cuts about every 6 - 8 weeks.

Training: Shorkie Tzus are very intelligent, and very easy to train.

Behavior: The Shorkie Tzu is a very friendly, playful and energetic dog.

Barking: Shorkies rarely bark but do like to bark when they are playing.

Shorkie Tzu Appearance

Size: A fully grown Shorkie Tzu can weigh up to 10 pounds.

Companionship: If you are looking for unconditional love, and you have the time to give a dog daily loving then a Shorkie is the right dog for you.

Color: The coat of the Shorkie Tzu can be black, golden or brown in color.

Coat: The coat of the Shorkie Tzu more closely resemebles hair instead of fur.

Shorkie Tzu Facts

Characteristics: Shorkies are so interactive they seem just like a two year old child in a funny Halloween costume. They ove to play with stuffed toys. They are excellent alert dogs, but not good guard dogs. They think everyone is their friend. They are easy to travel with; however, they may bark if left alone in the Hotel room.

* 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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