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Registration: All Chorkies are registrable with the International Designer Canine Registry and are eligible for full registration and pedigree services.

Click here to learn more about Chorkies registration; how to register your Chorkie or to dual register your Chorkies with the International Designer Canine Registry.

The International Designer Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for the Chorkie in 2009.

Breed Characteristics

  Activity Level


  Noise Level

  Other Pet Compatibility

  Grooming Necessity

  People Friendliness

  Shedding Level


Hybrid Origin:  The Chorkie is a hybrid between the Chihuahua and the Yorkshire Terrier.

Country of Origin:  The Chorkie originated in the United States of America.

Original Purpose:  The Chorkie is a great family companion.

Breed Characteristics:  Chorkies tend to be very intelligent, active, vocal, and loyal dogs.

The Chorkie is a playful, highly trainable dog who take well to positive reinforcement.

Chorkies commonly get along great with other dogs and cats with proper socialization.

Chorkies tend to be very friendly, loving  dogs and like to play and exercise.

Life Expectancy: 
Average life expectance for the Chorkie is 10 - 13 years.





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