Users' questions

Can Morkies be black and white?

Can Morkies be black and white?

The Morkie is a mixed breed dog. They are not purebreds like their Maltese or Yorkshire Terrier parents. Morkie coats can vary in color, from black, brown, white, or a mix of these colors. Their coats can even change colors as they grow.

How do you take care of a Morkie puppy?

Caring for your Morkie takes little effort, but requires a lot of consistent measures.

  1. Brush your Morkie daily or at least once every two days.
  2. Bathe your Morkie once every 15 to 30 days.
  3. Trim the coat of your Morkie all over the body if you cannot brush it as often as is required.

What do Morkie puppies need?

Summary. The Morkie is most suited to people who are able to be with them for the majority of the day. They are not an active dog and don’t need a ton of exercise, but they do need companionship. They also need plenty of grooming and this will take up some time each day (15-30 minutes).

How much should Morkie puppies eat?

Ideally, he should eat between 200 and 300 calories each day. This includes all of his snacks too! Start your puppy on four meals each day and over the first six months reduce this down to two meals daily.

Do you need to take care of a Morkie?

Morkies do not need a special place for exercise because they are very playful. However, a toy is helpful if you are not taking the dog out for daily walks. Morkies also need lots of attention and love. Check the dog’s eyes, ears and paws regularly for infection.

What kind of coat does a Morkie dog have?

Being a relatively new breed, Morkies don’t yet have a ‘final’ look. They can look more like their Maltese side, or more like their Yorkie side. Their coat can range between black, white and tan – or anything in between.

How often should I bathe my Morkie dog?

Step 2. Bathe your Morkie once every 15 to 30 days. A Morkie is prone to skin problems, so be careful not to over-bathe, as this will dry the dog’s skin and make it itch.

Is it possible to housebreak a Morkie dog?

Morkie fur also tends to build up oils quickly, requiring more bathing than most dogs. Small dogs are notoriously difficult to housebreak — but this isn’t impossible. A little time and focused dedication will help instill habits in your little morkie that will lead to full housebroken behavior.