Yorkie Poo


‘Happiness is a warm puppy’ ~ Charles M. Schulz, and we couldn’t agree more! The feeling you get when you arrive home and your Yorkie poo is already there to greet you, is priceless.

Visualise, how cute a mixture of the Poodle and a Yorkshire terrier will be! This mixed breed is known by the name Yorkie poodle or Yorkie poo and are very comforting and socialising entities.

They fall under category of ‘designer dog’ breeds. Their compact size and their ‘living to the fullest’ personality makes them the perfect choice of dog for many people with varying lifestyles. This breed has not been recognised by AKC.

Intelligent, active and confident, Yorkie poo loves to play around and brings a smile at everyone’s face.

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Yorkie >Yorkie Poo Facts


Average Height: 7-9 inches (18cms).

Average Weight: 3 to 14 pounds.

Life Expectancy: 10 to 15 years.

Dog Group: Toy Group.

Colours:  White, sable, cream, apricot, silver, tan, black, chocolate, and grey.

AT A Gl>AT A Glance

p-block-heading">Size (2/5)

They are called toy breed for their size. TheYorkie poo weighs around 10-14 pounds with height 7-9 inches. Yorkie poo puppies comes with very tiny body dimension and doesn’t gain much of height and weight throughout their life time.

Affection Level (4/5)

These playful little creature loves to show affection and feel the same. They are made by breeding Poodle and Yorkshire terrier, so, they are both smart and friendly with children and other pet. The perfect choice for anyone!

Apartment Friendly (5/5) 

These teddy look-a-like, comes in a very compact and convenient size which makes them worthy for apartments. They will need space though, for their regular exercises and activities. So, you may have to clear out some space I your place.

Cold Weather Tolerability (2/5)

Humans and dogs both can get sick from staying out in the cold for a long time. Yorkie poo tends to respond badly towards cold weather or sudden change of weather. It is suggested to not take out your pup during abrupt weather condition.

Hot Weather Tolerability (3/5)

They sure do have hairy coat but are not good in adapting with a lot of extreme weather changes. Yorkie, like many other dogs, need a subtle climatic condition to keep themselves gay and healthy.

Barking Tendencies (3/5)

Barking is Yorkie’s favourite pastime. They bark quite often but only when they get excited. Yorkie also, makes a good watch dog. Their barking tendencies are inherited from the parent Yorkshire terrier and can be controlled by giving them training.

Cat Friendly (3/5)

The gentle and loving Yorkie poo dog are good chasers and love to chase anything they see, specially pets smaller than them (not that there are pets smaller them them!!). If brought up with cats from the puppyhood, they’ll make good friends.

Dog Friendly (4/5)

Yorkies are fairly noble with other dogs, too. They like to play around with them and often wants to start a rustling game with the bigger dogs. He is one brave of a breed. They have gut bigger than their size!

Exercise Needs (3/5)

Since, Yorkie poo is a small sized breed of canines, they need no more than 30 minutes of walk in the park. They are highly active and need mental and physical tasks to keep their minds healthy. For indoor fun, get them tunnels

Grooming Needs (3/5)

Yorkie poo either has coiled or slightly wavy hair. Anyway, they need regular brushing of hair and teeth to keep them soft and clean respectively. Usage of gentle dog shampoo is recommended. Occasional trimming in also required as they have good inherited hair growth tendency from Yorkshire.

Playfulness (4/5)

 This mixed breed of dog is highly active and a playful companion. They love to chase, climb and pounce. They also were bred to chase ratters, so they love scent based games like hide and seek and many more.

Trainability (3/5)

Yorkie poo training is quite easy actually. Poodle (one of the parent breed) is 2nd most intelligent breed of dogs. So, its very common to see a well-trained Yorkie poo. Trainings such as crate training or socialising becomes very laid-back with this breed.

Intelligence (4/5)

With their beguiling appearance, they are also fairly smart and intelligent. They may or may not inherit prey instinctive, depending on what qualities they’ve adapted from their parent. Yorkshire have chasing tendencies whereas poodles mostly stay mellow. Yorkie poo also, hunts and chase ratters with just their scent.

Mouthiness (3/5)

Almost every dog has the habit to chew and nip everything around them. Yorkie poo, being a very playful dog, likes to gently bite their owners to make them pamper their pet. The chewing tendencies can be controlled easily by training them properly and providing chewable toys.

Price Group (4/5)

This lovable mixed breed can cost you something around $500-$1000, excluding of the grooming, health visits and lifestyle expenses. They price can also differ according to the reputation of the breeder and the quality of the parent breeds (Poodle and Yorkshire terrier). A known breeder with good parent breed surely will ask for good amount of bucks.

About Yorkie Po>About Yorkie Poo


This lovable creatures were made by breeding a Toy Poodle and a Yorkshire terrier. Having the most adorable breeds as their parent, they are active and are very affectionate breed one could ever have!

Yorkie poo dog has a petite body frame but are very energetic breed of dog. Their favourite pastime jobs are mostly Jumping, climbing, pouncing over everything. They are too bold for their own good and would often take a fight with a large dog, regardless of its size.

Every Yorkie poo has a unique set of qualities and temperament that are being inherited. Some have resemblance with Yorkshire (chasing quality) and some with Poodles (mellow behaviour). They come in a lot of colour variety. White, black, silver, sable and tan are some of the known colours of this breed.

Where Did Yorki>Where Did Yorkie Poo’s Came From?


Originally from United Sates, these dogs were made by breeding Yorkshire terrier and a Poodle. The Yorkie poo breed of dog were initially used for chasing and catching ratters. Later, they were considered amongst the top companion dog one should have.

Their convenient size and made them grow popularity with time but are not recognized as a breed of dog in the eyes of AKC.

They navigate and explore on the basis of sound and scent of their prey, which is property of majority canines. They are excellent climber and can climb up to the top of a tree like a feline.These adorable pooches are one of the most recent discovered breed.  

They are widely loved, accepted and known as therapy dog, for they share deep connection with their family, making them perfect choice for a family dog owner. Yorkie poo were, and still are considered as one of the best dogs for beginners and for families.



Yorkie poo is a tiny or a toy breed of dog which are usually considered as lap dogs and make a great companion dog. A Yorkie poo size depends of the dominancy of the respective gene from parents. Yorkie poo full grown height ranges from 12-15 inches.

They have petite body frame and minimal body weight. Yorkie poo weight usually ranges from 5- 14 pounds for a healthy hybrid. They look small but are highly active and playful and are excellent feline-like-climbers.

Yorkie poo or Yoodles also are apartment friendly due to their compact size and are friendly with everyone around them. With their beautiful brown eyes, they attracts many first time and professional owners towards them. The cute size, teddy-bear like face and gorgeous eyes, altogether, is out of this world level of cuteness.



Having one parent as the 2nd most intelligent breed of dog, Yorkie poo has a unique set of temperament. They are loyal, good therapy dogs, socialising and equally intelligent and smart.

Throughout their life, they doesn’t require professional training and can be home trained very easily. They need minimal space and exercise like 20 minutes of walk daily to keep themselves happy and sound. But, because they have Yorkshire terrier as one of their parent, they have barking tendencies too. Chill, the barking tendencies are controllable with proper training.

Having no one or nothing around them can lead to bad Yorkie poo temperament. They can even suffer from separation anxiety, if kept alone for a long. Keep them a company always!

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