• ear-problems
    April 19, 2016

    Ear problems and your Morkie

    Does your Morkie have an ear infection? Common symptoms are shaking the head, or rubbing his head along the ground obsessively; bad smell from the ear...
  • vet with yorkie puppy and little girl
    April 16, 2016

    Find a Vet for your Morkie

    Your Veterinarian can literally be a lifesaver for your Morkie, and a tremendous resource for you. Take the time to find one whose style meshes with y...
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    April 13, 2016

    Dog Park Safety

    Are dog parks safe for small dogs? It seems they are not – a quick search on Google pulls up story after story of Yorkies, Maltese and other po...
  • yorkie_in_seat_belt
    April 10, 2016

    Restrain your Morkie in the Car

    Dogs who ride unrestrained in cars can cause accidents; plus they can get carsick or anxious when they’re not contained. The biggest reason to ...
  • yorkie reading
    April 7, 2016

    The dog who can read!

    Sure, your Morkie is smart. Like really, really smart. But can he read, like this dog? Take a look, it’s pretty amazing! It’s no surprise ...
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    March 13, 2016

    How to pick the best dog food

    You want to give your Morkie the best dog food you can, but how to decide, with literally thousands of choices in commercial dog food? An invaluable r...
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    March 4, 2016

    Your Morkie and poisonous plants

    From tiny Yorkshire Terriers to huge Bernese Mountain Dogs and everything in between… dogs have never been very fussy about what they’ll e...
  • headshot glamourous yorkie
    February 27, 2016

    How many vaccinations are necessary?

    More and more owners are looking twice at the vaccinations recommended for our small dogs. For good reason. There are more types of vaccinations avail...
  • whats-for-dinner
    January 30, 2016

    Can Dogs Eat People Food?

    OK there ARE some people foods that your Morkie can eat from time to time. But it’s not a good idea to feed him people food all the time, even ...
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    January 27, 2016

    Nutrition 101: What do dogs need?

    To stay healthy and happy, your Morkie needs protein, a good source of fat, some carbohydrates and key vitamins and minerals. And of course, these ing...
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Ear problems and your Morkie

Does your Morkie have an ear infection? Common symptoms are shaking the head, or rubbing his head along the ground obsessively; bad smell from the ears; outer ear is inflamed…

vet with yorkie puppy and little girl
Important

Find a Vet for your Morkie

Your Veterinarian can literally be a lifesaver for your Morkie, and a tremendous resource for you. Take the time to find one whose style meshes with yours and who has…

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Dog Park Safety

Are dog parks safe for small dogs? It seems they are not – a quick search on Google pulls up story after story of Yorkies, Maltese and other popular small dogs…

yorkie_in_seat_belt
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Restrain your Morkie in the Car

Dogs who ride unrestrained in cars can cause accidents; plus they can get carsick or anxious when they’re not contained. The biggest reason to restrain your Morkie – in the event…

yorkie reading
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The dog who can read!

Sure, your Morkie is smart. Like really, really smart. But can he read, like this dog? Take a look, it’s pretty amazing! It’s no surprise that dogs can’t really read…

iStock_food in colourful dish_Large
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How to pick the best dog food

You want to give your Morkie the best dog food you can, but how to decide, with literally thousands of choices in commercial dog food? An invaluable resource is the…

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Your Morkie and poisonous plants

From tiny Yorkshire Terriers to huge Bernese Mountain Dogs and everything in between… dogs have never been very fussy about what they’ll eat, especially if they are outside and exploring….

headshot glamourous yorkie
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How many vaccinations are necessary?

More and more owners are looking twice at the vaccinations recommended for our small dogs. For good reason. There are more types of vaccinations available than ever. Are they all…

whats-for-dinner
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Can Dogs Eat People Food?

OK there ARE some people foods that your Morkie can eat from time to time. But it’s not a good idea to feed him people food all the time, even though…

dog-food-featured-photo
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Nutrition 101: What do dogs need?

To stay healthy and happy, your Morkie needs protein, a good source of fat, some carbohydrates and key vitamins and minerals. And of course, these ingredients must be in the…

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Dog intelligence test for your Morkie

In my last post, I wrote about how a dog’s intelligence is determined, and how your Morkie stacks up. Today, you can have some fun by testing your Morkie yourself. Note:…

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Are Morkies smart?

Dogs can be smart in different ways; for example some dogs may excel at learning new tasks. Others may seem very, very smart because they are able to read your mind!…

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10 things your Morkie hates

Shocker, but WE can be annoying to our DOGS! Even though you might treat your Morkie like a little person, animals have different preferences and ideas about things… like hugs.  Here…

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Don’t get greenwashed on St. Patrick’s Day

OK I admit it, the headline is a bit of a stretch. But since it is St. Patrick’s Day, just wanted to get into the spirit with something green:) “Greenwashing”…

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Before you adopt a Morkie…

The number one advice for people who want to adopt a Morkie: know what you’re getting. Morkies, like all dogs, have built-in pros and cons, which come from their purebred…