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Snorkie Dogs

....Schnauzer yorkie mix

Aka: Schnorkie, schnauzer yorkie mix

The snorkie, although not as popular as other yorkie mix dogs, is just as cute! This breed is however becoming more popular due to its wonderful characteristics and great personality!

This mini schnauzer/yorkie mix is recognised by the American Canine Hybrid Club.

However, as mentioned in the previous yorkie mix pages, please try your nearest yorkshire terrier rescue, before encouraging any further breeding of these ‘designer dogs’.

Shnorkie’s are very happy, friendly dogs and are great with children as well as other pets. If you are looking for a great family dog a schnorkie could be the breed for you!

They are also intelligent dogs and are very quick learners and should prove very easy to train.

They are said to be very vocal dogs and may need a bit of extra training to control their barking.

A schnauzer yorkie mix can grow to about 7-12lbs when fully grown, obviously depending on the size of the parents.

The schnorkie head normally takes on the schnauzers boxier looking head, although will be smaller.

Their hair can be grown long like a yorkies which would require a lot of grooming, but a good thing is that they will also be non-shedding and hypoallergenic.


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This is Sparta! 
Meet our snorkie Sparta! Our little guy has a huge personality. Always happy, he loves to play and cuddle. House training was very easy but we …

Henry our Snorkie 
Our snorkie, bought at a pet store, is very good with my kids and my two other dogs as well as my parents two dogs and cat. He has been a little difficult …

My Snorkie - zoe 
My snorkie Zoe is just the cutest thing I have ever seen. She acts like a human more than a dog. She stands just like a schnauzer but she is colored …

Scruffy - Snorkie or not? 
We recently got a puppy who we think might either be a Snorkie or a Norfolk Terrier. We think he may be about 3 months old but not sure. Can someone …

Ricky Bobby  
Ricky is a 10 month old snorkie that is very very playful.... he's great with kids, but it does take a long time to control his barking.

My Snorkie - Kira 
Kirita is very playful and smart snorkie. He was adopted from a local shelter. According to them age 2. Through doggy dna we found out he …

Cody Not rated yet
Cody is my 10 year old buddy. He has a wonderful personality and makes friends with all kinds of people and animals. Children aren't a problem nor …

Watson Not rated yet
Watson is not a typical small breed of animal. Perhaps his parents were the standard Schnauzer as he is not a mini. He weighes over 20 lbs, much to our …

Lyric Not rated yet
She is the sweetest little thing! Lyric is 11-weeks old, has tons of personality already. She very playful, and is already proving to be quite …

Remi Not rated yet
My snorkie Remi is a very sweet dog. He's very playful and loving, but he is also very loud and stubborn. He's very smart and knows when he has done wrong. …

Our Rescue Snorkie - Emma  Not rated yet
I found Emma at a rescue shelter two years ago and immediately fell in love with her. She was only three months old. She was found in a field and …

My Snorkie - Frisco Not rated yet
I love my snorkie Frisco soooo much! When I got him he was the runt of his litter which his mother was having a hard time taking care of. He was bottle …

Max - our schnorkie! Not rated yet
Hello. We found Max as a stray back in May, 2011. We tried very hard to locate his owner with no success. We placed ads, hung posters, scanned for …

My snorkie - Rascal Not rated yet
I have had my snorkie for only 2 weeks and he is only 12 weeks old but is potty trained, for the most part. He has learned that the only way to get …

My Snorkie - Bear Not rated yet
I love my Snorkie! He is like a child that I never had, he's so spoiled too! HE LOVES: -- For you to hold his chew bones or …

My snorkie Jagger Not rated yet
My son just bought our Snorkie mix puppy the day after Christmas. He wanted to get it for me for Christmas, but I have a lot of responsibilities with …

My snorkie Wubbzy Not rated yet
My Wubbzy is the most adorable loving little thing.. He is definately a lap dog! He loves to play and is very friendly with children and loves any …

Dexter Not rated yet
I love my Snorkie! I got him from an animal rescue league. He is an intensely loyal, fiercely protective, very loving dog. Yes, Schnorkies are …

Benji Elias Not rated yet
My fiancé and I purchased Benji because I was in desperate need for a loving pup. I was looking for a Yorkshire Terrier and found a woman in my home …

Zoe Not rated yet
Our 2 year old Snorkie, Zoe, is an absolute angel! She has the most amazing personality, loves everyone and everything. Extremely smart, and most …

Yogi Not rated yet
I love this dog!!!! He is fun to be around, full of energy but also full of just wanting to be close to you. He was very easy to train and is …

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