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  • Activity Level: moderate
  • Grooming Level: high
  • Trainability: moderate
  • Adaptability: high
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: sometimes
  • Average Size: Small
  • Prey Drive: low
  • Watchdog: aware

Shorkie-Poo Breed Profile


The Shorkie-Poo is a designer dog breed. This breed is made up of the Miniature or Toy Poodle, the Shih Tzu, and the Yorkshire Terrier. The percentage present of each breed will vary based on the genetic makeup of the parents. As a result, it may be challenging to predict some aspects of this breed. If the breeds included in the cross are any indication, this mixed dog breed should be a well balanced, low shedding family pet with a good temperament and intelligence. To learn more about the Shorkie-Poo and what to expect with ownership of this mixed breed, you may research the Poodle, Shih Tzu, and Yorkie to learn some of their traits that may be passed on.