The Snorkie is a designer breed created through the cross of the Mini Schnauzer and the Yorkie breed. The Snorkie is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club). This designer breed can also be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
- Country of Origin: N/A
- Weight: 8 - 16 lbs
- Height: 8 - 14 inches
- Color: The most common colors are Salt & Pepper, Black & Silver, Black and Black & Tan.
The Snorkie breed is very intelligent. This breed is affectionate, lively and they make for good watch dogs. They are good with children and make good family pets.
Here are some health concerns to watch for in this designer breed.
• Eye Infections
• Luxating Patella
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.
The Snorkie coat is usually wiry with some wave & medium in length.
It is best to brush the Snorkie daily to keep their coat from matting. Grooming every 4 – 6 weeks is recommended.