Yorkie Mixes: 40 Different Yorkshire Terrier Crossbreeds

Last Updated on April 17, 2023

Maybe you love Yorkshire Terriers but want to get a little something extra with your dog. You’re in luck because there exist many types of Yorkie mixes!

A Yorkie mix gives you the best of Yorkshire Terriers while blending in another breed.

Adult Yorkshire Terrier dog portrait
The gorgeous Yorkshire Terrier

Here is a list of 40 different Yorkie mixes for you to consider.

What is a Yorkie?

Yorkshire Terriers are compact, beautiful dogs weighing no more than 7 pounds. Their crowning characteristic is long, silky blue and tan fur.

Originally bred to chase after small game, Yorkies are a delight with their curious, outgoing personalities.

Yorkies live long lives and are low-allergen because their fur is more like human hair. They require regular exercise despite their small size because they are often high in energy.

This breed can be rather vocal and makes a great watch dog, as well as a purse pooch!

Although Yorkies are popular dogs, you may want some personality traits of another breed mixed in. If you’re looking for a dog that’s part Yorkshire Terrier part…something else, you’ve come to the right place.

Top 40 List of Most Popular and Adorable Yorkie Mix Breeds

If you’ve made it this far, you must be excited to learn about 40 different Yorkie mixes. Let’s get started!

1. Maltese and Yorkie mix (AKA Morkie)

Maltese and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog standing on a chair
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A Morkie, whose parent breeds are the Maltese and Yorkshire Terrier, is a small, goofy, and energetic little pup. This breed is great for apartment- or city-dwellers, as they do alright with smaller amounts of space.

These dogs can be wary of kids and other dogs, so proper socialization is key from a young age. Also be aware that, like both parent breeds, a Morkie needs lots of regular grooming to maintain a silky, healthy coat.

2. Toy or Mini Poodle and Yorkie mix (AKA Yorkipoo)

Poodle and Yorkie mix dog standing in an arm chair
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Yorkipoos are a fun combination of a Yorkshire Terrier and a Toy or Miniature Poodle. These little dogs also make great apartment companions, but they do possess loads of energy.

Make sure to schedule regular walks and play sessions when they’re not asleep on your lap.

Given the intelligence of Poodles, Yorkipoos are very smart. They’re also gentle and affectionate and will never complain about the extra attention.

These small dogs do well with kids and also have the potential to do well with other dogs if properly socialized.

3. Shih Tzu and Yorkie mix (AKA Shorkie)

Shih Tzu and Yorkie mix dog playing in snow

A crossbreed made up of a Shih Tzu and a Yorkshire Terrier, Shorkie puppies are fun, intelligent dogs who are perfect for single-person households. These dogs are loyal and love to be by your side.

Be warned that this breed is quite yappy, so although they can make great apartment companions with adequate exercise, be considerate of your neighbors.

Given their social nature, this crossbreed doesn’t do well being left alone for prolonged periods of time. Crate training is imperative if you need to leave your Shorkie alone for hours on end, so start young.

4. Chihuahua and Yorkie mix (AKA Chorkie)

Chihuahua and Yorkie mix dog wearing pink ball tie
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This Yorkie mix combines a Chihuahua and a Yorkshire Terrier. Chorkies are great for first-time dog owners and apartment dwellers, so long as they get their daily exercise.

Their grooming needs are significantly lower, given the short coat of the Chihuahua.

This breed is sensitive to its surroundings and hates being left alone. Like many other Yorkie mixes, the Chorkie has a tendency to yowl.

Be aware of common health issues such as patellar luxation, skin problems, and allergies.

5. Pomeranian and Yorkie mix (AKA Yorkie Pom or Yoranian)

Pomeranian and Yorkie mix dog sitting on a rock
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Smart and energetic, Yorkie Poms are a cross between Pomeranians and Yorkshire Terriers. Although easy to train, this designer breed boasts an independent streak if you let them get away with it. 

This crossbreed is particularly playful and friendly with a big personality because of its Pomeranian side; it can also be loud. The breed also does well with kids given their friendly, delicate nature.

6.  Maltese, Poodle, and Yorkie mix (AKA Morkie Poo)

Maltese, Yorkshire Terrier and Poodle mix dog wearing red harness

Similar to Morkies, Morkie Poos are Maltese, Yorkshire Terrier, and Poodle cross. Their personalities are captivating, and they love to constantly be around people. 

This small breed doesn’t need arduous exercise and can often get their required movement in at home, so they make great apartment dogs. 

Although very friendly with their family, Morkie Poos can be wary of strangers, so proper socialization is key.

7. Miniature Schnauzer and Yorkie mix (AKA Snorkie)

Miniature Schnauzer and Yorkie mix dog sitting on the grass
Source: @frankie.the.schnorkie / IG

Snorkie is a combination of a Miniature Schnauzer and a Yorkshire Terrier, weighing anywhere from 8-12 pounds.

This Yorkie mix has long fur that is a combination of black, brown, and grey; it needs daily grooming to maintain a healthy coat. 

These pups also love to play fetch and enjoy short walks. Be aware that the Snorkie can get moody, especially when tired, and he is wary of strangers. 

These dogs are very communicative and bark when they want something, whether that’s food, attention, or a potty break, so be prepared for some noise.

8. Cocker Spaniels and Yorkie mix (AKA Corkie)

Cocker Spaniel and Yorkie mix dog posing on nature
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Corkies are a mix between Cocker Spaniels and Yorkshire Terriers. These are small-to-medium-sized dogs that weigh no more than 20 pounds.

Their coat comes in a wide variety of colors and is usually long and straight.

This Yorkie mix makes a great family companion, but it can be snappy, so early socialization is important. This dog dislikes being alone for prolonged periods of time and will bark and whine if forced to be isolated. 

Given both parent breeds have a high prey drive, keep your Corkie away from small animals and rodents.

9. Shih Tzu, Poodle, and Yorkie mix (AKA Shorkie Poo)

Yorkshire Terrier Poodle and Shi Tzu mix dog portrait
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With a combination of Yorkshire Terrier, Poodle, and Shi Tzu, it’s hard to predict exactly what any individual dog will be like. In general, Shorkie Poo is friendly, loving, and intelligent.

They will likely need daily exercise but will probably be suited for apartment dwelling. It is also likely that they will not like being left alone.

10. German Shepherd and Yorkie mix (AKA German Yorkie Shepherd)

Close-up portrait of German Shepherd and Yorkie mix dog
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German Yorkie Shepherds are a cross between the lovable, intelligent German Shepherd and the Yorkshire Terrier

Like its parent breeds, the German Yorkie Shepherd will be kind, courageous, loyal, and maybe a tad stubborn. As with any breed, early socialization is important.

This Yorkshire Terrier mix will likely require decent amounts of exercise each day. They will have some combination of German Shepherd and Yorkshire Terrier physical characteristics and will be small-to-medium-size dogs.

11. Dachshund and Yorkie mix (AKA Dorkie)

Dachshund and Yorkie mix dog in a morning walk
Source: @berylthedorkie / IG

Dorkies are made up of part Dachshund, part Yorkshire Terrier. They tend not to be overly yappy and love to come with you wherever you go.

Dorkies are suited to both individual households and families. They’re great for less experienced dog owners and get along with just about everyone, from strangers to other dogs.

Like all other mixes discussed so far, Dorkies do not enjoy being alone, so this may not be the breed for you if you work long hours.

12. Papillon and Yorkie mix (AKA Yorkillon)

Papillon and Yorkie mix dog playing in the snow
Source: @chewie_the_yorkillon / IG

Yorkillon is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Papillon. These dogs are affectionate, intelligent, and playful.

Don’t be fooled by their sweet nature, though! They can get up to a lot of mischief when you aren’t looking.

These dogs hate being left alone. They also boast a stubborn streak if the purebred Yorkshire Terrier parent’s genes are more prevalent. 

These dogs will usually have “dumbo ears” with long fur on them and be a wide variety of colors. Yorkillons live anywhere from 13-15 years.

13. Toy Fox Terrier and Yorkie mix (AKA Torkie)

Toy Fox Terrier and Yorkie mix dog lying on the couch
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Torkies are a cross between Toy Fox Terriers and Yorkies. These are spunky dogs who become very close to their owners and can be quite protective.

They do not make good pets for families with small children, as they can be rather nippy.

These dogs often look like Yorkshire Terriers but with shorter hair. Given the shorter fur, their grooming needs are a lot less.

14. Havanese and Yorkie mix (AKA Havashire)

Havanese and Yorkie mix dog portrait
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A cross between the Havanese and the Yorkshire Terrier, Havashires are fun, playful toy dogs. They boast a protective nature over their owners and tend to suffer from separation anxiety if left alone.

These make great family pets and can get along well with dogs. As for children, proper socialization is needed.

They’re fairly active and need daily exercise, but beware: they can be independent and difficult to train.

15. Golden Retriever and Yokie mix (AKA Goldenshire)

Golden Retriever and Yorkie mix dog in a snowy bench
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This is quite the combination: half Golden Retriever, half Yorkie. Goldenshires are medium-size dogs who often resemble a Yorkiepoo. Their coat is typically medium length with relatively normal density.

These dogs typically require a fair amount of grooming.

This Yorkie mix has relatively high exercise requirements, as both Yorkies and Goldens love to move.

16. Miniature Pinscher and Yorkie mix (AKA Yorkie Pin)

Miniature Pinscher and Yorkie mix dog portrait
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Yorkie Pin is a blend between Miniature Pinschers and Yorkshire Terriers, this is the ultimate rat-dog.

Given how different the parent breeds look, Yorkie Pins vary widely in appearance but will be some combination of Yorkie and Min Pin features.

These dogs are adventurous and intelligent, but they can also be stubborn. Training from a young age is important. If you have a rat problem, worry no longer!

17. Pug and Yorkie mix (AKA Pugshire)

Pug and Yorkie mix dog portrait
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Pugshires are sweet, loving dogs that are a cross between Pugs and Yorkies. They are fairly sedentary and make great lap dogs, content with apartment living.

Given their Pug parent, Pugshires have flat faces that don’t do well in hot climates. They can also be difficult to train and are not suited to first-time dog owners.

18. Brussels Griffon and Yorkie mix (AKA Griffonshire)

Brussels Griffon and Yorkie mix dog

Griffonshires are charming dogs that are a cross between a Brussels Griffon and a Yorkie. These dogs do well in both smaller and larger homes.

Given the vast differences in parent breeds, anyone Griffonshire is different from the next. That said, most puppies are intelligent with a stubborn streak that can make training a challenge.

19. Beagle and Yorkie mix (AKA Borkie)

Beagle and Yorkie mix dog chewing tennis ball
Source: @romeo.borkie / IG

A lovable mix between Beagle and Yorkshire Terriers, Borkies are a bundle of fun. They’ve become quite popular but can also be rather vocal and high-strung.

These dogs love learning new tricks, but they are easily distractible, so be patient.

These dogs are small-to-medium sized and usually weigh between 20 and 25 pounds.

20. Bichon Frise and Yorkie mix (AKA Bichon Yorkie)

Bichon Frise and Yorkie mix dog portrait
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Bichon Yorkies are the result of crossing a Yorkshire Terrier and a Bichon Frise. They make great family companions and are known for their shrill bark that’s perfect for guarding your home.

These dogs are hypoallergenic, although they do need extensive grooming. Brushing up to three times per week ensures healthy, unmatted hair. They are also highly energetic dogs who need regular exercise.

21. Chinese Crested and Yorkie mix (AKA Crustie)

Chinese Crested and Yorkie mix dog portrait
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Crustie is the result of crossing a Chinese Crested Dog with a Yorkie. These dogs have minimal health concerns and do well in herding rolles.

These dogs learn new tricks quickly and make great companions.

This breed is active, so regular, intense play sessions are a must.

22. Cairn Terrier and Yorkie mix (AKA Carkie)

Cairn Terrier and Yorkie mix dog in an old wooden stairs
Source: @xanderthecarkie / IG

Carkie is a cross between the Cairn Terrier and Yorkie, these dogs are bundles of joy. They are smart, outgoing, and extremely loving family dogs. 

Like with other terrier breeds, a Carkie does well with an experienced owner. Using positive reinforcement and being consistent goes a long way. Training must start young so the breed does not develop behavioral issues.

23. American Rat Terrier and Yorkie mix (AKA Ratshire Terrier)

American Rat Terrier and Yorkie mix dog in a grooming salon
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These American Rat Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier crosses are small, healthy dogs. They do better in homes without small children and need lots of exercises to burn off their energy.

They’re easy to train but need a handler who is patient and can provide constant reminders.

24. Pekingese and Yokie mix (AKA Yorkinese)

Pekingese and Yorkie mix dog eating puppuccino
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Yorkineses are made when a Pekingese crosses with a Yorkshire Terrier. They are smart and sweet dogs, but they do have an independent side to them. Their coat is soft and fine and they have floppy ears.

Signature to the Pekingese, this breed usually has an overbite. As with many of these other crosses, the Yorkinese is not the easiest to train; they are better suited for experienced dog owners.

25. Boston Terrier and Yorkie mix (AKA Boston Yorkie)

Boston Terrier and Yorkie mix dog inside the car
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A mix of Yorkshire and Boston Terrier, Boston Yorkie dogs are intelligent and curious. Their coats are typically long and shaggy, meaning regular grooming is important.

These dogs learn fast and are easily trainable. They have moderate energy levels.

26. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Yorkie mix (AKA King Yorkie)

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Yorkie mix dog portrait
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King Yorkie is a sweet, sophisticated cross between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Yorkshire Terrier. These dogs are great for families and with other dogs or kids.

They’ve got a lot of heart and make a great companion.

This mixed breed usually has a black nose, big, dark eyes, and either tall or floppy ears.

27. Coton de Tulear and Yorkie mix (AKA Cotonshire)

Coton de Tulear and Yorkie mix dog portrait
Source: @milo.yorkieton / IG

A mix between a Coton de Tulear and a Yorkie, the Cotonshire is small, charming, and friendly. They are witty and outgoing but seldom demanding.

This breed makes unique vocalizations, and you may find your dog walking on his back legs thanks to the Coton de Tulear in him!

28. Lhasa Apso and Yorkie mix (AKA Lorkie)

Lhasa Apso and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog portrait
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A hybrid between the Lhasa Apso and Yorkie, the Lorkie is a small bundle of entertainment, They have long, silky hair and need regular grooming. 

This breed is sweet but can also become clingy and suffer from separation anxiety. They are also very playful and love a good mental challenge, whether it puzzles or playing with balls.

29. Scottish Terrier and Yorkie mix (AKA Scorkie)

Scottish Terrier and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog close-up portrait
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Scorkie is a combination of the Scottish Terrier and Yorkshire Terrier. These dogs are loyal and loving. This dog does well in both large and small homes, so long as he is getting plenty of regular exercise.

These are great companion dogs who also double as watchdogs. They don’t do well with kids unless properly socialized and will nip if they feel threatened.

Make sure any children present know how to interact with the dog and respect his boundaries.

30. Shetland Sheepdog and Yorkie mix (AKA Yorkeltie)

Shetland Sheepdog and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog sitting outside
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Yorkeltie is a mix between a Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie) and a Yorkshire Terrier. This dog isn’t overly vocal but is wary of strangers and can signal with a bark.

This breed is gentle and loyal, making for a great family companion.

A regular trip to the groomer, as well as daily brushing, is crucial to keep the Yorkeltie’s coat tangle-free.

31. West Highland White Terrier and Yorkie mix (AKA Fourche Terrier)

Black Westie and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog portrait
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Fourche Terrier is a blend of West Highland White Terrier (Westie) and Yorkshire Terrier. These are small designer dogs who weigh around 13 pounds.

This mixed breed tends to be alert, cheerful, and suited to families.

Note that this breed is active and needs regular exercise. Common health problems include patellar luxation, tracheal collapse, and portosystemic shunt.

32. Jack Russell Terrier and Yorkie mix (AKA Yorkie Russell)

Jack Russell Terrier and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog portrait
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A cross between the Jack Russell Terrier and Yorkshire Terrier, the Yorkie Russell is small but playful. They want constant attention and tend to be very affectionate. 

Although very intelligent dogs who make great problem-solvers, they can be stubborn. With adequate exercise, training, and attention, these versatile dogs make great companions.

33. Miniature Australian Shepherd and Yorkie mix (AKA Mini Yorkshire Aussie)

Miniature Australian Shepherd and Yorkie mix dog playing a toy rope
Source: @milo_theminimix / IG

A cross between a Miniature Australian Shepherd and a Yorkshire Terrier, the Mini Yorkshire Aussie is great for people who want a dog that isn’t lap-sized but isn’t a large dog.

Given the Mini Aussie’s work drive, this breed loves having a job.

They are alert, protective, and do well as watchdogs; they also make excellent family pets.

34. Affenpinscher and Yorkie mix (AKA Affenshire)

Affenpinscher and Yorkie mix dog portrait
Source: @coopertheaffenshire / IG

Affenshires are scruffy designer dogs that are a mix between Yorkshire Terriers and Affenpinschers. They are charming, feisty pups who have a big-dog complex. This can make them bossy, particularly around other dogs.

Proper socialization is important with this breed when it comes to other dogs and children.

35. Australian Shepherd and Yorkie mix (AKA Australian Yorkshire Terrier)

Australian Shepherd and Yorkie mix dog lying on the bed
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This cross between an Australian Shepherd and a Yorkshire Terrier is a very playful dog. That said, they don’t need an abundance of exercise and can do well in more sedentary homes.

It’s hard to predict exactly what an Australian Yorkshire Terrier will look like, but it will probably have black and tan, blue or red fur that is long, medium, straight, or silky.

36. Corgi and Yorkie mix (AKA Corgi Yorkie)

Corgi and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog lying on the grass
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This hybrid between Corgis and Yorkshire Terriers is a naturally active, easy-to-train pup. Corgi Yorkies are protective dogs who can bark at strange noises. They prefer houses with yards to run around in.

Given their herding nature, this Corgi Yorkie mix is highly intelligent. That said, as with any breed, regular training from a young age will help avoid behavioral issues down the road.

Given their protective nature, this breed makes a great family dog.

37. Labrador Retriever and Yorkie mix (AKA Lab Yorkie)

Labrador Retriever and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog portrait
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Lab Yorkies are a mix between, you guessed it, Labrador Retrievers and Yorkies.

You never know exactly what you’re going to get when crossing two breeds as different as this, but it’s safe to say that your pooch will likely be smart, outgoing, and very friendly.

It is also possible that your Lab Yorkie mix will have moderate-to-high exercise needs and make great family companions. This mix should get along well with both kids and other dogs.

38. Silkshire and Yorkie mix (AKA Silkshire Terrier)

Silkshire and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog lying on a car seat
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Silkshire Terrier is a cross between the Silkshire and Yorkshire Terrier. It’s an intelligent, alert, and energetic breed. They do not get along well with small children and need regular grooming to keep their long and silky coats healthy. 

Despite being energetic, this breed actually has low exercise requirements. A good indoor play session can suffice.

39. Boxer and Yorkie mix (AKA Boxkie)

Boxer and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog portrait

The Boxkie is a combination of Boxer and Yorkshire Terrier. Once again, due to how distinct these two breeds are, the outcome is uncertain. 

Boxkies will likely be energetic, loyal companions who love to be in your presence. Depending on their size and how much Boxer they have in them, it is possible they need a home with a yard and regular exercise.

40. Pitbull and Yorkie mix (AKA Yorkie Pitbull)

Close-up portrait of a Pitbull and Yorkshire Terrier mix dog
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While Yorkies are American Kennel Club recognized, Pitbulls actually refer to many different breeds of dog and are not registered. The Yorkie Pitbull is a unique combination of two very different breeds.

Given its parent breeds, this Yorkie mix will almost certainly be fiercely loyal and protective but also incredibly loving and sweet.

They will likely make great companion dogs who do well around children and dogs when properly socialized.

Which Incredible Yorkie Mix is Your Favorite?

After reading about 40 diverse types of Yorkie mixes, which is your favorite? When considering which to bring into your home, evaluate your lifestyle, living situation, and the traits you find most valuable in a dog.

Planning on bringing one of these superb crossbreeds home? Let us know!

Further reading: Check out other cutie dog breed mixes

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