If you want adorable Shorkie designer puppies for sale in California and Northern California, Nor Cal Pups is a breeder which has a great selection of Shorkie puppies. Buy a healthy and happy Shorkie puppy from Nor Cal Pups, the best breeder in San Jose, Walnut Creek, Concord, Sacramento, Oakland, Dublin, San Rafael, Novato, San Mateo, Hayward, Fremont, Union City, Berkeley, Livermore.
The Shorkie puppy is not a purebred dog, he is a cross between the Shih Tzu puppy and the Yorkshire Terrier pup. This breed originates in the United States of America. The Shorkie has become very popular, being an energetic, friendly and good-looking puppy. If you decided to increase your family with a Shorkie puppy, Nor Cal pups has Shorkie puppies for sale in Bay Area and San Francisco, where all the puppies are raised with care, love and attention.
The Shorkie puppy is extremely cute and he will manage to conquer you from the first moment you saw him. He has a long and silky coat, with different colours or combination of colours, being a crossbreed. Generally, a Shorkie puppy weighs between 7 and 15 pounds and reaches a height between 6-11 inches.
Shorkies are very loving dogs, which quickly become attached to their owners. They can suffer from separation anxiety if they are left alone for long periods of time. This can lead to excessive barking and destructiveness. The Shorkie puppy is active and playful, he enjoys playing ball or fetch. He best fits to the apartement lifestyle and he doesn’t need a lot of exercise. He needs several walks every day. A playtime in a fenced backyard will make him very happy. The Shorkies are not difficult to train, but they need a consistent, firm and gentle training. Sometimes, these puppies are difficult to housebreak. Read more about this puppy breed here.
The Shorkie’s coat requires a daily brushing to prevent tangles and a bathing every month to remove dirt or unpleasant smell. It is good to trim your Shorkie at every 6 weeks. Like any other puppy, he needs nails cutting, ears cleaning and teeth brushing, to prevent dental diseases and the premature loss of teeth.
The dental problems can be avoided by feeding him a healthy, well-balanced and high-quality diet. He needs a food specifically formulated for small dogs that are very active. Dry food is essential for his oral hygiene.
The Shorkies are prone to dental diseases, kidney stones, liver diseases, patellar luxation and others that can be inherited in either or both of their parents. If you want to adopt a Shorkie puppy without genetic disorders, choose a licensed breeder, who use only perfectly healthy specimens for reproduction. Such a breeder is Nor Cal Pups, which gives the best attention to its puppies. Nor Cal Pups has Shorkie puppies for sale in California, who will offer you days full of joy.