The Morkie is the offspring of a purebred Maltese dog plus a pure bred Yorkshire Terrier. The Maltese features a beautiful, flowing coat – but in pure white no other colours are allowed in a purebred Maltese, although they were originally bred in different colours, hundreds and even thousands of years ago. Good quality purebred Yorkies and Maltese can be a little bigger – remember, dogs that are too small (under 4 pounds as adults) can be sickly and aren’t as strong. TOY DOGS like Morkies, reach their adult weight by 10 months – big dogs take 2 years to reach their adult weight.
Jul 04, · However, as pointed in the first paragraph the average full-grown Yorkie Maltese mix usually measures in at around 6 to 8 inches at the shoulder and from 4 to 8 pounds. Teacup Morkies, on the other paw, are on the smaller side of that average. The coat of the Maltese Yorkie is a beautiful blend of its genetics, being soft and slightly longer. Aug 01, · This Maltese Yorkie Mix is a happy and loyal lap dog which is best suited to an individual or couple in a smaller home or apartment. Whilst playful and friendly, this little toy dog has a large appetite for attention and very quickly becomes emotionally dependent upon their .
Feb 15, · Especially when their owners are as different as the average Yorkie and Maltese in terms of coat coal and length. The Maltese is known for a white, floor length coat that flows far from their body. The Yorkshire Terrier is long coated, but it is usually silkier and can be black, tan, blue and gold in various combinations.