The Morkie is a relatively new breed, first bred in the 1990s in the United States.
The Morkie was created with the aim of producing a small, low-shedding, and intelligent companion dog. It has gained popularity and is now recognized by some kennel clubs.
Morkies are generally friendly and affectionate dogs.
They are typically very loyal and devoted to their owners and enjoy spending time with their owners.
They are active and energetic and can be pretty playful. They may also be independent at times, although they are usually eager to please.
Morkies are intelligent and relatively easy to train with patience and consistency.
They learn quickly and respond well to positive reinforcement.
Morkies are a relatively healthy breed, but there are some health issues that pet owners should be aware of.
These issues include luxating patella, tracheal collapse, and hypoglycemia.
Regular veterinary check-ups and preventive care can help keep your Morkie healthy.
With proper care, a high-quality diet, and plenty of exercise, Morkies can live long and healthy lives.
Morkies typically have a lifespan of 12-15 years. This is slightly longer than the average life expectancy for other small breeds due to their hybrid vigor.
Morkies have a double coat that requires regular grooming. Their coat should be brushed twice weekly to prevent matting and tangling.
Depending on the amount of dirt and debris accumulated in their coat, they may also need to be bathed every few weeks.
Their nails should be trimmed, their ears should be checked and cleaned, and their teeth may need brushing.
Cost of a Maltese puppy
Generally, a Morkie can range in price from $2,800 to $3,500.