Mi-Ki Facts

Mi-Ki's of Sweden

... the new and rare dog breed...

Mi-Ki Facts

 

  • Rare toy breed selectively bred for calm companionship and sweet engaging personalities
  • Breed introduced in the USA in the late 1980s and shares common ancestry with several Asian breeds
  • Weights range from 3 to 10 pounds. The average adult weighs 4 - 8 pounds
  • Excellent therapy dogs – sweet natured and easygoing
  • Great companion dogs - happy, loving and sweet
  • Excellent health in the pure breed lines
  • Very intelligent and easy to train
  • They have hair instead of fur
  • Love kids, cats and dogs - large or small. Easy going, gentle personalities allow this dog to be a part of any kind of home
  • Solid, Bi-colored and tri-colored. Solids are rare and highly prized
  • Colors include cream, red, silver, black, white, blue, apricot, sable, gold, brown, beige, tan, chocolate, brindle, fawn, mahogany. Mi-Ki puppies will often change color before they reach adulthood
  • Two coat types - long and smooth (smooth coats do not have beard and mustache, body hair is shorter and require almost no grooming) - Both coat types feature a heavily plumed tail curved over the back
  • Two coat texture types – Silky; lies close to the body and requires little grooming. Cotton has a puffy and fuller look. Cotton requires more grooming than the silky coat, but cotton is still easy to maintain with a weekly brushing
  • Ear Settings – Mi-Kis can have erect (up ears), drop (dropped ears), folded or even winged ears (winged ears). All Mi-Kis have mobile and expressive ears
  • The average age of a Mi-Ki is 12-18 years