Breed Introduction: Morkie Yorktese The Morkie also known as a Yorktese or Malkie is a cross breed, or 'designer' breed, which means that Morkie puppies have ancestry in two different purebred dog breeds. In the case of Morkie puppies, they are a cross between a Maltese and a Yorkshire Terrier also known as Yorkies , hence the name, Morkie. Both Yorkies and Maltese are members of the toy breed group, so you can expect your Morkie to be a small dog, usually in the range of 4 to 8 pounds when fully grown. Cross breed puppies generally take characteristics from both of their ancestral breeds, but usually have an appearance closer to one of its ancestral breeds. However, within a single litter of puppies, there may be some puppies that look more like a Maltese, while other puppies will look more like a Yorkie. As you can see, the puppy in the picture to the right takes on more of the characteristics of a Yorkie.
Puppy play treatment