A teacup Yorkie weighs between 1 and 3 pounds as an adult dog. Teacup Yorkies are not a breed, and official breed standards for showing an adult Yorkshire Terrier insist that a Yorkie must weigh between 4 and 7 pounds.

Yorkshire Terriers live for 13 to 16 years, on average. The "teacup" versions of Yorkshire Terriers, which usually weigh under 3 pounds, do not live as long as regular sized dogs of their breed.

A Teacup Yorkie Poo, sometimes called a Yorkiedoodle, is a cross-breed between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Toy Poodle. The dogs will always remain the size of a puppy, so they are perfect for carrying in a small purse.


A teacup Yorkie is a popular term for a Yorkshire terrier that is smaller than the American Kennel Club standard of 4 to 7 pounds at full adult size. The average adult size for a teacup Yorkie is between 1 and 3 pounds.

The breed standard for French bulldogs calls for a maximum weight of 28 pounds, and no official designation of a teacup variety has been determined. "Teacup" is simply a marketing label implying small size.

The term "teacup" usually means a dog matures at 3 to 4 pounds. A chorkie is a mix between a Yorkshire terrier and a Chihuahua; a regular chorkie is expected to weigh 8 to 10 pounds. Teacup dogs are created by selectivel...

An adult Australian Shepherd and beagle mix typically weighs between 25 and 40 pounds and stands anywhere from 15 to 20 inches tall. Weight and height vary depending on the size of the mixed breeds' parents.