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Yorkipoo Characteristics: The Fun-loving and Sweet-tempered Yorkipoo is a breed of Small dog is a Hybrid / Mix crossbreed, bred from a Yorkshire Terrier and a Poodle. The Yorkipoo, is characterized by its hardy, fun loving and cute appearance with its loving and adoring  expression.

This "designer dog" hybrid breed exhibits the combination of characteristics, and a temperament mix, associated with the Yorkshire Terrier and a Poodle. The goal of crossing the two breeds was to create 'Yorkiedoodle' puppies that might incorporate the beautiful, long, profuse coat and alert nature of the Yorkshire Terrier with the devotion, high intelligence and non-shedding coat of the Poodle.

The temperament of the Yorkipoo can be described as Clever, friendly, playful. The coat type of the Yorkipoo is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits in assorted colors.  Due to its characteristics and qualities, the Yorkipoo demonstrated the desired traits of a Watch dog, Companion and Pet dog and is known by its nick name the "Yorkiedoodle". The origin of the Yorkipoo dog breed was in United States where it was developed in the mid to late 1900's.

Yorkipoo Dog Type - Hybrid / Mix (Unrecognised as a breed): Yorkshire Terrier / Poodle: The Yorkipoo is one of the many types of dogs described as a Hybrid / Mix, bred from the Yorkshire Terrier and Poodle.

Other names for the Yorkipoo: The Yorkipoo is known by the nickname of the "Yorkiedoodle". Other names for this breed of dog include the Yorkiedoodle and Yorkie-Poo

Origin of the name: The origin of the name "Yorkipoo" derives from a combination of the names of the dog's parents.

Yorkipoo History and Origin: The country of origin of the Yorkipoo breed was in United States during the mid to late 1900's. The lineage of the hybrid Yorkipoo is a combination of two dog breeds. The Yorkshire Terrier, the "Yorkie", began as a hunting dog (a ratter) in England during the 1800's.. The Poodle, the "Caniche", began as a water dog, specifically as a duck retriever, in Germany during the 1500's.

During the 1990's dog breeders began to create the so-called 'Designer Dogs" and began to develop a new breed based on the combined qualities of the Yorkie and the Poodle.

The breeding programs resulted in the Yorkipoo, an adorable dog that exhibited the devotion, high intelligence and low shedding coat of the Poodle and the beautiful, long, abundant coat and dutiful nature of the Yorkshire Terrier. The sociable hybrid Yorkipoo was an immediate success and is becoming more and more popular as time goes by. The cross-breed Yorkipoo is currently recognized by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC) and the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC).

Yorkipoo Height: This breed is classified as a small sized dog. The height to the shoulder of a male dog is 7 to 15 inches . The height to the shoulder of a female dog is slightly less.

Yorkipoo Weight: The weight of the cute small sized Yorkipoo, in a male dog is 3 to 14 pounds . The weight of the smaller female dog is slightly less than the male.

Yorkipoo Coat Type - LOW shedding coat: The coat type is described as varied coat type depending on hereditary traits and the Yorkipoo coat can therefore be short or long soft or silky hair that can be a loose wavy coat, a tighter curly coat or a straight coat..

Yorkipoo Coat Colors: The colors of the Yorkipoo dog breed consist of assorted colors including apricot, black, red and white, black and white, black and tan and tri-colored. N.B. The term "Red" refers to reddish shades of orange, brown, and tan colors. .

Yorkipoo Grooming Needs: The grooming needs of the Yorkipoo is dependent on the type of coat it has inherited from its parents, either the Yorkshire Terrier or the Poodle. The Yorkshire Terrier has high grooming requirements, as does the Poodle, so this dog can be expected to be high maintenance.. The grooming needs and requirements of the Yorkipoo should include bathing the dog on a monthly basis and making regular checks of the teeth, nails, eyes and ears.

Yorkipoo Litter Size: The litter size of this dog breed ranges from 3 to 5 puppies. Yorkipoo puppies for sale can be obtained reputable breeders and from rescue centers. The cost of Yorkipoo puppies varies depending on location, pedigree history and the dog breeder.

Yorkipoo Temperament and personality: The temperament and personality of this popular dog breed is described as Fun-loving, Clever, friendly, playful and Sweet-tempered.

Yorkipoo Exercise Requirements - LOW Exercise Requirements: The exercise requirements of this breed of dog is low. The Yorkipoo requires regular daily exercise consisting of approximately 30 minutes every day.

This small dog has a smooth, flowing gait with small strides and only requires a fairly slow speed by the owner to meet the dogs exercise requirements. Remember that it would take a lot of extra steps by your dog to keep up with your normal walking pace.

Yorkipoo Diet: A fully grown Yorkipoo should be fed twice a day. A diet consisting of a premium dog food can be balanced with fresh food eaten by the family. The question is What Can Dogs Eat?. Check out our comprehensive list of what dogs can and what dogs cannot eat.

Yorkipoo Health Problems: Potential health problems of the Yorkipoo breed have not yet been fully established, but there is the possibility of inherited, genetic health issues. Resolving health problems can prove to be expensive and it is always wise to obtain pet insurance or dog health insurance when buying a dog. Is the Yorkipoo dog breed said to be Hypoallergenic? Answer: Yes (Refer to Hypoallergenic Dogs).

Yorkipoo Lifespan: The life expectancy of dogs vary according to the size, breed of dog and any serious health problems. The typical lifespan of the Yorkipoo breed is 10 to 13 years.

Yorkipoo Male Dog Names: Male Dog names are most often chosen to reflect favorite names of the owner or the strength, size, coloring and country of origin of the Yorkipoo breed. To give you some inspiration regarding good male Yorkipoo names our small selection might be of help with naming boy dogs. Out top male dog names are: Jax *** Romeo *** Joey *** Beau *** Ziggy *** Chico *** Coco *** Frankie *** Oreo *** Cash *** Mac *** Bubba.

Yorkipoo Female Dog Names: Female Dog names tend to be softer, prettier and reflect the temperament of the Yorkipoo girl dog. Our top choice of good female Yorkipoo names are Maggie *** Sadie *** Ruby *** Mia *** Lady *** Ellie *** Pepper *** Missy *** Marley *** Lexi.

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