The Yorkiepom is a designer breed created through the cross of the Yorkshire Terrier and the Pomeranian breed. The Yorkiepom 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: 4 - 10 lbs
- Height: 6 - 11 inches
- Color: This designer breed can come is several colors, some being black & tan, black, white, buff & parti.
The Yorkiepom is intelligent, loving and active. This small bundle of joy does well with children & most other pets. The Yorkiepom is loyal to their owners and makes a perfect lap dog.
With the Yorkiepom being such a small designer breed, it is important to watch for dental disease. Because of their small jaws, their teeth may become crowded. Other health concerns to watch for are:
• Eye Issues (Cataracts)
• Fluxating Patella
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.
Their coat for the most part is hypoallergenic. The Yorkiepoms coat can be fine, silky & curly or soft to the touch and fluffy.
Daily brushing is required in this designer breed. Clipping every 6 – 8 weeks will also help maintain a healthy coat. As their fine hair grows out longer, it is more prone to collect dirt & dead hair causing knotting & matting.