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Facts of Yorkipoo or Yorkiepoo Dog, "Scientific name for Yorkipoo Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". Yorkipoo Dog is a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and poodle. The Yorkipoo Dog is sometimes called a Yorkidoodle, Yorkie doodle, yoodle and yorkapoo. Yorkipoo F1B dogs, 25% poodle and 75% Yorkshire Terrier, look more like a Yorkshire Terrier and get called Yo-Yopoo. Yorkiepoos are designer dogs, usually a cross between a Yorkshire Terrier and one of the smallest poodles like miniature or toy poodles.
The Yorkipoo Dogs range from seven inches to fifteen inches tall. The Yorkipoo Dog weigh between three and fourteen pounds. The size of the Yorkipoo is most closely related to the size of the poodle from which it was bred.
The Yorkipoo Dogs are minimum shedding dogs. Their fur ranges from straight to curly, cream to black. They live ten to fifteen years.
The Yorkiepoo doesn’t have the genetic diseases of either the Poodle or Yorkshire Terrier suffer due to inbreeding. F1 or first generation Yorkshire Terrier and Poodle crosses are healthies. These problems are more prevalent in second generation (F2) and later Yorkipoo to Yorkipoo breeding.
These dogs are prone to patella problems, elbow problems, hip problems and epilepsy. Some of them develop portosystemic shunt, which usually appears by two years of age if the animal has it. Leg-Calve-Perthes disease in the hip joint appears, if it will occur, in the first six months of life. Yorkiepoos are at risk of hypothyroidism, Addison’s disease and atopic dermatitis. They can develop dry eye, endocardiosis and cataracts.
The Yorkipoo Dogs are affectionate and gentle but very playful. They bark a lot but are well suited to apartment living. The Yorkipoo Dog are high energy, requiring a lot of play time but not outdoor time. The Yorkipoo Dog are confident and ready to perform tricks. The Yorkipoo Dogs are obedient and intelligent. They are more independent than poodles. Their individual preference for spending time in someone’s lap is strongly correlated to the degree to which the poodle parent spent in someone’s lap, if it is a first generation cross. Those that tend toward a poodle’s disposition become fear biters.
The Yorkipoo Dog are average in train-ability but become stubborn when it is repetitive. Make the training varied and not overly harsh to avoid problems. It is almost impossible to train the Yorkipoo Dogs to only bark once or twice when someone approaches the door.
The Yorkipoo Dogs are best companions to stay at home parents, older adults and families with older children. The Yorkipoo Dog are social creatures and develop separation anxiety if left home alone for long periods of time, unless sharing the apartment or house with another dog.
The Yorkipoo Dog fine, silky coats are beautiful but need daily brushing.
They need daily exercise, but this can be achieved by playing fetch down the hallway for half an hour.
Yorkipoo Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
A Yorkipoo Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Yorkipoo Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Yorkipoo Dogs eye protected and moist. Yorkipoo Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
Feed the Yorkipoo Dog one quarter of a cup to a full cup of food per day, more for larger animals, divided into two meals. The Yorkipoo Dog do best with dry kibble but are often finicky; however, they need mostly dry food to prevent gum disease and tooth loss.
The Yorkipoo Dogs can be territorial and possessive of their owners, readily barking when strangers approach or bother the owner. The Yorkipoo Dog often forgets that it is rarely over ten pounds. The Yorkipoo Dogs sometimes attack larger dogs without realizing that they aren’t big enough to win a fight. Keep them away from territorial large dogs, or else it will end up the larger animal’s lunch.
There is no formal breed group for the Yorkipoo. It is officially a hybrid.
Yorkipoo Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. A Yorkipoo Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Yorkipoo Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Yorkipoo Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Yorkipoo Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants).
all Dogs are direct descendants of wolves
Yorkipoo Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 and they will panting a lot
A Yorkipoo Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
The number one heath problems amongst Yorkipoo Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Yorkipoo Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult dogs have 42. Female Yorkipoo Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Yorkipoo Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female Yorkipoo Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born
A Yorkipoo Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
Only humans and dogs have prostates, But a dog doesn't have an appendix. Yorkipoo Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people.