Breed Info


Loving & High-Spirited

  • Big personality
  • Crave constant attention
  • Affectionate with family members
  • At their best Morkies are playful, high-spirited, and fun-loving
  • Without proper training and socialization they can develop undesirable qualities: demanding, yappy, neurotic, etc.
  • Tough to break them of their watchdog tendencies


Scruffy & Silky


  • Square stance
  • Pricked ears
  • Dark brown eyes
  • Short mustachioed muzzle

Coat Type and Color:

  • Long
  • Straight
  • Silky
  • Black
  • White
  • Silver
  • Fawn


  • 4-8lbs
  • 6-8 inches tall


Medium Activity

  • Low to medium energy
  • Morkies need a little playtime and a good daily walk
  • Teach them tricks and play games for good mental health and exercise

We Recommend:

  • 30-45 minutes of moderate daily activity
  • 5-6 miles of walking per week

Morkies are a newer breed that come as a result of crossing the Maltese and Yorkshire Terrier

The History of the Yorkshire Terrier

  • Originated in England
  • Bred for hunting rodents
  • Recognized by American Kennel Club in 1885
  • Popular for showmanship and affectionate personalities

The History of the Maltese:

  • Originated in Malta near Mediterranean Sea
  • Ancient mix of a Bichon and a Spaniel
  • Called many names throughout the years
  • Used to comfort the sick
  • Have remained a companion throughout the years
  • Often the subject of literature and art
  • Arrived in the United States in the 1700's


  • High maintenance
  • Daily brushing required
  • Semi-regular bathing
  • Towel dry and gently blow-dry
  • Clean ears and teeth regularly


  • Intelligent and eager to please
  • Early training recommended so they don't develop bad habits
  • Stubborn: patience is required
  • Use positive reinforcement