The Shorkie dog is a designer crossbreed between the Shih Tzu and the Yorkshire Terrier.
These dogs are feisty, affectionate and eager to please their owners at all times .
They have inherited some of the unique characteristics from both their parents and love the company of humans, however they could be also a prone to develop separation anxiety if they separate for big parts during the day.
It’s essential that the Shorkie are introduced as early as puppies to puppy obedience and later to agility training classes and exposed to as much variety situations.
These dogs are non-aggressive and not ideal for home watchdogs.