Yorkshire Terrier or Yorkie & Jack Russell Terrier Designer/Hybrid Dog Breed
Dog Breed Name: Yorkie-Russell, Yorkie-Russells, YorkieRussell, Yorkshire Terrier & Jack Russell Terrier hybrid
Description: The Yorkie-Russell is a designer dog breed that comes from crossing the Jack Russell Terrier and Yorkshire Terrier breeds together.
Temperament: As with any designer breed you must take into consideration the parents personalities as well as the socialization of the puppy or dog in question.
Height, Weight: The height and weight of the Yorkie-Russell dog will depend on the size of the parents as well as the current size of the Yorkie-Russell puppy.
Health Problems: Designer or Hybrid dogs tend to have less health problems than many of the full blood breeds but again the parents genetics will play a big part in the health and longivity of the Yorkie-Russell dog. Of course the usual health problems related to the Jack Russell Terrier and Yorkshire Terrier can show up in the Yorkiton.
Living Condition: In general you can expect a Yorkie-Russell dog to do well in just about any size apartment or home.
Exercise Required: Daily exercise is suggested. Whether that means running around the house or taking your Yorkie-Russell for long walks. Above average active dog which means you do need to give them time each day to run around and play.
Life Expectancy: 12-15 years on average
Litter Size: 2-4 puppies per litter on average
Grooming: Tend to have a medium to short coat which can be groomed as you wish. The puppy cut is an option or you can let it grow thicker. Coat density will varie.
Origin: United States
Group: Toy, Designer or Hybrid dog breed
Recognized Registries: At last check the the registries below recognize the Yorkie-Russell as a designer breed and you can aquire puppy papers for your litter with them.
APRI = America's Pet Registry, Inc. CKC = Continental Kennel Club ACR = American Canine Registry
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