The Yorkie Chihuahua Dog Breed; Characteristics And Grooming

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The Yorkie Chihuahua dogs have life expectancy of about 15 years. Like other dogs, there are some susceptive genetic problems that are frequently associated to them, these are the hypoglycemia, joint problems and others.

The Yorkie Chihuahua Dog Breed; Characteristics And Grooming

The Yorkie Chihuahua dogs are small in sizes and quirky designer dogs. These dogs are recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club as well as by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club. The offspring of these dogs does not have consistent appearance considering that they came from pure breed dogs the Yorkie and the Chihuahua. Puppies of these dogs might resemble the appearances of either a Chihuahua or a Yorkie.

The Yorkie Chihuahua dogs have physical characteristics that resembles both the parents but in different degrees. Usually they are small dogs, just weighing an average of about seven up to nine pounds, that weight is already a weight of a fully grown Yorkie Chihuahua dog.

The dog’s hair measures from medium to long, if so, clipping is required. They also have their color in gold but their coats can be in the variety of colors that depends upon the genetic inheritance of their parents, the Yorkie and the Chihuahua.

In terms with the dog’s personality as well as temperament, they are naturally sweet and posses intelligence and are highly trainable. They can be considered as good family pets. They are not also harmful for children. These dogs have a lot of energy, they usually wanted to spend a lot of time to walk or play. These dogs will not be tired easily despite having a limited size; they have also the characteristic of a good watch dog.

For their grooming, the Yorkie Chihuahua dogs like other dogs requires daily brushing. The bathing could be done in two weeks time or depending upon the dog. In the case that the Yorkie Chihuahua dogs have shorter hair, bathing should be done less frequently. Regular repeated bathing of the dog is discouraged since it could dry the dog’s skin.

The dog’s nail should be regularly clipped at least every two weeks. It is also recommended to have your dog’s teeth being brushed regularly in order to avoid tooth decay.

The Yorkie Chihuahua dogs have life expectancy of about 15 years. Like other dogs, there are some susceptive genetic problems that are frequently associated to them, these are the hypoglycemia, joint problems and others.

The Yorkie Chihuahua dog is a nice dog to pet with. These dogs are ideal for almost any living situation. The Yorkie Chihuahua dogs like some other dogs are loyal to their owners and they are nice and fun to play with.

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American Canine Hybrid Club, Appearance, Breed, Characteristics, Chihuahua, Clipping, Designer Dogs Kennel Club, Dog, Dogs Hair, Family Pets, Genetic Inheritance, Parents, Puppies, Variety, Yorkie

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