What Are Some Common Characteristics of Snorkie Puppies?


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Some common characteristics of snorkie puppies are that they grow to between 5 and 15 pounds, and have an average height of between 5 and 12 inches. The average life expectancy of the snorkie is 12 to 15 years. They are lively and love to play or just sit on a person's lap. They are generally healthy dogs with strong bones and body mass. They produce litters of between five and 10 puppies.

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Snorkies are designer dogs. They are hybrid between Yorkshire terriers and miniature schnauzers. They are a great family dog and are good around children, strangers and other pets. Snorkies are known to bark incessantly which is simple to overcome, as they train easily.

Snorkies are food driven and likely to gain weight if they do not get enough exercise. However, their love for food helps with positive reinforcement training. They are quick to recognize commands and learn tricks. Snorkies that train at a young age are less likely to form bad habits. The snorkie has the look of the yorkie, with the frame of the schnauzer. They have large ears and fanned out fur on their snout. They have a double coat in a solid color, or the markings of a yorkie.

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