How Long Do Yorkie Mixes Live? (+Tips To Extend Lifespan)

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 MIXAVERAGE LIFESPAN
Mini Yorkshire Aussie13-15 years
Basset Yorkie12-15 years
Borkie12-15 years
Yorkiechon10-16 years
Collie Yorkie12-15 years
Boston Yorkie12-15 years
Yorkie Cav12-14 years
Chorkie10-17 years
Corkie12-15 years
Corgi Yorkie12-15 years
Dorkie12-15 years
Frorkie10-15 years
Jorkie12-16 years
Morkie10-16 years
Snorkie12-15 years
Yorkillon11-14 years
Pugshire13-16 years
Yorkie Pom12-16 years
Yorkie Poo10-15 years
Shorkie11-16 years

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