Yorkies live a long time.
The average lifespan of the Yorkshire terrier is longer than most other dog breeds.
But does that extend to mixed breeds as well. How long do Yorkie mixes live?
Obviously, it depends on the mix. Along with a number of other factors.
But we can give you a good idea what to expect.
Keep reading to learn how long Yorkie mixes live on average. We will also give you some pointers on what you can do to maximize your pup’s lifespan.
How Long Do Yorkie Mixes Live?
It is common for both Yorkies and Yorkie mixes to live anywhere from 12 to 15 years. Some can even live up to 19 years. But it depends very much on the mix.
Yorkies may be small, but they have a long average lifespan. If you mix them with another breed, the resulting offspring could take on the long Yorkie lifespan or the lifespan of the other parent, which may be shorter.
That said, Yorkies are generally mixed with other small dogs and smaller dogs live longer than larger ones, on average. Here is a quick table overview of the average lifespans of common mixes.
|NAME OF MIX||AVERAGE LIFESPAN|
|Mini Yorkshire Aussie||13-15 years|
|Basset Yorkie||12-15 years|
|Collie Yorkie||12-15 years|
|Boston Yorkie||12-15 years|
|Yorkie Cav||12-14 years|
|Corgi Yorkie||12-15 years|
|Yorkie Pom||12-16 years|
|Yorkie Poo||10-15 years|