How Much Does a Yorkie Corgi Mix Cost? (Solved!)

What is the cost of a Yorkie Corgi Mix? A Yorkie Corgi Mix will cost between $80-100 at a sale. Some can cost as much as $250-450. If you can find one in a pet store they will cost around $25-30. 

What are the long-term costs of a Yorkie Corgi?

Yorkie Corgis can inherit medical issues from their parents. One of the most common medical issues that come up is back problems. Other issues can include allergies, bloating, eye problems, joint pain, and more. 

When choosing to purchase or adopt a dog it is important to consider the long-term costs of healthcare, feeding, toys, and caretakers. 

The cost of owning a dog can vary from $1,500 – $4,500 a year on average. Dogs with major medical issues can cost up to $95,000 in their lifetime.

What do you call a Corgi Yorkie Mix?

A Yorkie Corgi is a mix between a Yorkshire Terrier and a Pembroke Corgi. There are a couple of different names for this dog breed mix. Full names include Yorkie Corgi and Corgi Yorkie. 

Short names include Korki and Corkie. It is important to note that some of these shortened names also refer to other mixes. When looking for a dog to adopt make sure to use the full name.

Popular Names for Yorkie Corgis

If you get the chance to name your new furry friend here are some popular Corgi Yorkie Names.

For Girls:

  • Luna
  • Bella
  • Lucy
  • Daisy
  • Stella
  • Cupcake
  • Lily
  • Sadie
  • Piper
  • Molly
  • Maggie
  • Nova

For Boys:

  • Charlie
  • Winston
  • Cooper
  • Milo
  • Bear or Teddy Bear
  • Oliver
  • Scout
  • Jax
  • Finn
  • Rocky
  • Bandit
  • Loki

For Either Gender:

  • Cheddar
  • Coco
  • Biscuit
  • Nugget
  • Mochi

What will my Corgi Yorkie Look Like?

A Corgi Yorkie Mix will have a combination of physical characteristics from both parents. Both Corgis and Yorkshire Terriers are small, energetic dogs so a Yorkie Corgi will also be small and energetic.

They come in all kinds of colors and patterns and may look more like a Yorkshire Terrier or more like a Corgi. 

Breed Characteristics:

  • Weight: 20 – 70 pounds (lbs)
  • Height: 12 – 15 inches tall
  • Lifespan: 13 – 16 years

What will my Yorkie Corgi’s Personality be Like?

Yorkshire Terriers are high energy, intelligent, and affectionate. Corgis are active, intelligent, and protective. 

A Yorkie Corgi combines the best of both breeds to give you an affectionate and loving dog who is intelligent and energetic. 

Some Yorkie Corgi dogs will be great for families while others may be less well suited. Make sure to get to know your new dog before the adoption.

What Should I Know Before I Adopt a Yorkie Corgi Mix?

There are a few key things to know about Yorkie Corgi mixes before you decide to adopt one.

  1. Check Yorkie and Corgi Rescue organizations for available dogs
  2. Only go to a reputable breeder. 
  3. Dogs from breeders will often cost more than rescue dogs.
  4. Yorkshire Terriers can be aggressive at times. In most Yorkie Corgi mixes this tendency is balanced out by Corgi genetics.
  5. Yorkie Corgis are high energy dogs so they need lots of play time, walks, and outdoor time.

How Much Does a Yorkie Corgi Shed?

How much a Corgi Yorkie mix will shed will depend on whether it takes after its Yorkshire Terrier parent or its Corgi parent. 

Yorkshire Terriers shed less than Corgis do. A Korki that is more Yorkie will shed less than a Korki that is more Corgi. In general, most Yorkie Corgi mixes will need grooming to deal with shedding.

Does a Yorkie Corgi Smell?

In general, Yorkie Corgi mixes do not have a bad smell. A bad smell can indicate a medical problem.

If your Yorkie Corgi mix has bad breath then the problem may be a dental problem. Other causes of bad smells can be:

  • Skin conditions
  • Ear infections
  • Yeast Infections
  • Needing a bath or more frequent grooming
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Digestive Problems
  • Nutritional needs are not being met
  • Anal glands have gotten clogged

In all these cases it is best to take your Yorkie Corgi to the vet and get them checked so you can get them the proper treatment.

Do Yorkie Corgis Bark a lot?

Whether your Yorkie Corgi will bark a lot is influenced by their personality and training. A well-trained dog will not bark as often as one with less obedience training.

Yorkshire Terriers will bark occasionally as a warning to strangers. Corgis tend to be friendly to everyone and bark less. When mixed, and with good training, you can control your dog’s habit of barking.

Are Corgi Yorkies High Maintenance?

Corgi Yorkie mixes are not the most high maintenance dogs but they do require some maintenance. They are small dogs with small bladders and will need to go outside or use a potty pad every 3 or so hours. 

They require grooming at least every other day and sometimes as often as 5 days a week. Corgi Yorkies are very loyal and may have separation anxiety at times.

How Often Should I Groom My Yorkie Corgi?

Yorkie Corgis should go to the groomer once every 4-6 weeks. At home, you should brush your dog at least every other day. If your dog’s coat starts to look matted or dull, brush more often. 

You should brush your dog’s teeth at least once a day. Ideally, twice a day if possible. Your Yorkie Corgi will also need his or her claws clipped every 3-4 weeks. You should check your dog for any skin irritation or bad smells at least once a week.

Can I leave my Yorkie Corgi home alone during the day?

You can leave your Corgi Yorkie Dog at home once they are trained to use a potty pad or if you can leave them in the yard. If you do not have a yard and have a new puppy it is best to either have someone stay with them or to confine them to one room (such as a bathroom) and line the floor with a potty pad.