Yochon Dog Breed Information, Images, Characteristics, Health

Basic Information - Yochon for Sale

Group:
Toy dog
Origin:
United States
Height Male:
23 - 28 cm9 - 12 inches
Height Female:
23 - 28 cm9 - 12 inches
Weight Male:
4 - 9 kg8 - 20 pounds
Weight Female:
4 - 8 kg8 - 18 pounds
Life Span:
10 - 14 Years
Litter Size:
3 - 8
Size:
Toy dog
Other Names:
Bichyorkie • Borkie • Yo-Chon • Yochon • Yorki-Chon • Yorkichon • Yorkiechon • Yorkie-Chon • Yorkie-Bichon • Yorkshire Frise
Colors Available:
Black, Blonde, Brown, Cream, Dark, Brown, Golden, Gray, White
Coat:
silky or curly very full coat
Shedding:
Minimal
Temperament:
Alert, Energetic, Friendly, Independent, Intelligent, Loving, Playful
Grooming:
Moderate maintenance
Trainability:
Moderate
Hypoallergenic:
Yes
Kids Friendly:
Yes
New Owners Friendly:
Yes

History - Yochon for Sale

The Yochon is a “designer dog” – a cross between the Yorkshire Terrier and the Bichon Frise. They are not a purebred and are not recognized by purebred dog clubs such as the American Kennel Club (AKC). They are small, playful, families dogs. Most of them bear the best characteristics of each of their founding breeds, but because they are crossbreeds and most will be multi-generational cross breeds, there are no two dogs alike. Though not recognized by the traditional purebred clubs they are recognized by several hybrid canine clubs. The cross was developed in the United States.

Description - Yochon for Sale

Yochons go by many different names but in general they are toy dogs, weighing in at under 20 pounds, most weighing 6-12 pounds. They have black noses, long tails, and round eyes. Their muzzles are blunt and their skulls are also round. They have fluffy, full coats that can range from tan, to brown to black. They can also be white or cream. Their ears can be either hanging or erect.

Health Problems - Yochon for Sale

Both founding breeds are vulnerable to a few medical conditions. These include: • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease – insufficient blood to hind legs, thigh bones causing lameness. • Patellar Luxation – slipped kneecaps can also cause lameness. • Dental Issues – keep teeth brushed and cleaned. • Hypothyroidism – can be treated with medication. • Reverse Sneezing • Allergies • Collapsed Trachea due to small size – be careful with them at all times.

Caring The Pet - Yochon for Sale

3.Feeding the puppy – do not overfeed. Use a high quality puppy toy breed kibble. Feed 3-4 X day. 2.Feeding the adult – do not overfeed. Use a high quality adult toy breed kibble. Feed at least twice a day. 3.Points for Good Health hearty/general good health and stamina 4. Games and Exercises does not need a lot of exercise . They enjoy obedience and agility trials.

Characteristics - Yochon for Sale

1 Children friendliness -yes very good but watch careful that children do not hurt them as they are so small and fragile. 2.Special talents – Loves families and playing 3.Adaptability – adapts well to apartments can play indoors 4.Learning ability – intelligent and independent

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