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Morkie Dog For Adoption in FREDERICK, MD

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Date Listed: 01/20/2017
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Breed: Morkie
Gender: Male Male
Nickname:

Thor and Zook

Age: Young
Availability Date: 01/20/2017
Location: FREDERICK, MD 21702
USA
USA
Tags: MorkieTeddy BearShih TzuYorkieMaltese

Morkie Dog For Adoption in FREDERICK, MD

4 year old Morkie and 3 year old Shih Tzu/Maltese need home. We are looking for a good home for our two dogs. My wife and I had a baby a year ago and our Morkie has had a hard time getting used to her. He is marking in the house and after a year of trying as many things as we could we are out of options. He was a wonderful, sweet, playful dog for two years but our addition has affected him. We are looking for a home with older children. We would like both dogs to go together as they are very attached to each other.

Overview: The Malkie is a mix between the Maltese and the Yorkshire Terrier. These dogs are good in a home with older children or no children.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Weight (lbs): 6-9
Height (in): 6-10
Colors: white, blue and steel, black and tan
Coat: The coat is long and silky.
Character: Malkies are energetic, affectionate and playful.
Temperament: Malkies get along with older, gentle children. Many don't do well with other pets.
Care: The coat needs to be combed daily and bathed as needed.
Training: Malkies need patient, gentle training. They may be difficult to housebreak.
Activity: This breed needs very little exercise.
Country of Origin: USA
Life Expectancy: 12-15

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