Yorktese puppies are hybrid dogs created by breeding a Yorkshire terrier and a Maltese. They are also known as Morkie, Malkie or Malki puppies, and they are a combination of some of the best traits of each individual breed.
The Yorktese is a toy breed that fits well into any environment. They usually weigh between four and nine pounds and stand less than 10 inches tall at the shoulder. The life expectancy of a Yorktese is 12 to 15 years. A Yorktese may have the physical characteristics of a Yorkshire Terrier, a Maltese or an equal combination of the two. The coat is naturally long and silky and can be numerous colors.