What Is a Beagle and Yorkie Mix?

A beagle and a Yorkshire terrier mix is called a Borkie. This breed of canine originates in the U.S. and is considered to be a designer dog breed.

A Borkie is considered an ideal family pet and good with children because it is patient. Borkies have a coat that most resembles a Yorkshire Terrier, often with the coloring of a tri-colored beagle. Borkies have several characteristics of the beagle dog breed as well, including the ears, feet and the torso. The Borkie dog breed requires frequent exercise because it is extremely playful and active. This breed is very affectionate and loyal, and they’re known to live an average of 10 to 13 years. Borkies are great pets for families and individuals who can give them plenty of exercise and attention on a daily basis. They’re easily trainable and good with other animals.